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FFXIV Patch 5.1 arrives on 29 October (NieR Automata collaboration and Alexander Ultimate)
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Glory to mankind! Four months following the release of Final Fantasy XIV's critically acclaimed Shadowbringers expansion comes Patch 5.1: Vows of Virtue, Deeds of Cruelty, the long-awaited collaboration with NieR Automata. For players of the game who wish to revel in NieR creator Yoko Taro's brand of madness, or desire to knock heads with Alexander Ultimate (the next in the series of hyper-challenging fights for hardcore raiders), there are plenty of machines to pick a fight with come the 29th October.
Halloween Halloween 2019
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H A L L O W E E N
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Hello everyone, the time of being spoopy has come.
This year we'll be hosting a few events. Some will start soon, others may be a little late. Listen, it's not our fault Mitsuki ate all the candy she was supposed to use for certain events, okay? She didn't even share.

All events will be posted in the Blitzball Stadium. Stay tuned.

You can view the scoreboard in this thread.
FFFrog It - FF7R Drawing Event
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Ribbit, friends.

I'm sure everyone got a kick out of seeing Cloud frog with a mini buster sword on his back. If you missed it, go check out the new trailer they dropped at TGS 2019!
To really make such a great moment shine, let's create our own Cloud Frog.

Rules

- Submit your art on FFF, Instagram, Twitter or Facebook.
- Draw Cloud Strife as a frog.
- All art forms accepted.
- Use the hashtag #fffrogit and tag @ finalfantasyforums to get featured on social media.

http://instagr.am/p/B2SJE3BIutV/
TGS 2019 - Final Fantasy VII Trailer Shows off Turks, Don Corneo, Summons
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With six months to go until (this first volume?) of the Final Fantasy VII Remake hits physical and digital store shelves for the PlayStation 4, Square Enix opens this year's Tokyo Games Show with a new trailer for their coveted next big release.
FFFMM: Brothers
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FFF Mythology Manual - Brothers: Beastly Brethren.

Sometimes siblings can seem oddly matched. Proximity means they may often have beef with each other, yet during both their lows and their prime they remain tethered by tight familial ties.

This is apparent in what is arguably one of the most unusual, yet charming, summons in the Final Fantasy franchise: ‘Brothers’ from Final Fantasy VIII. These comical, purple-furred humanoid bulls, individually named Minotaur and Sacred, are first fought as bosses and, once tamed, you can take your cattle into battle as they become summonable Guardian Forces.
FFF Drawgust 2019
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Originally prompted to show a little gratitude towards our artists posting daily sketch exercises, but let's keep that positive vibe going with a light hearted doodle event in August. Fun prizes, good attitudes and just some good all round fun! :D
Announcement FFF Mogazine 'Timber Maniacs' Issue #3 (Summer 2019) now available
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I would advise everyone to grab it while it's hot, but most of the planet is currently basking in suffocating heat on this fine July, so you may as well pop this issue into the fridge for a few hours before you sit down to flick through it. So turn on your air conditioning (if you don't have AC, run a cold bath and dive in), have a seat and enjoy a leisurely perusal through Final Fantasy Forums' third Mogazine issue and hope the mosquitoes can stay away for at least half an hour.

Win a Meister Quality FFXIV Ultima figure in the official ScreenRant giveaway, sponsored by Square Enix!

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If you're one of Final Fantasy XIV's now-16 million registered users, this one's for you. Square Enix has teamed up with multimedia news outlet ScreenRant for an official giveaway of one Meister Quality figure of Ultima, the High Seraph, and there's 20 days left to make it yours!

The full kit includes both the figure itself and a bonus Final Fantasy XIV in-game item, "Ballroom Etiquette: Ultima", which can be redeemed via a code included in the box. That's a $229.99 value for those of you in the US. Unfortunately, applicants from other countries are not allowed.

Take a look at a 360 view of the figure with further specifications below...
Continue....
FFVII Remake 'developed so that it is going to be playable' on PS4 and PS5
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Final Fantasy VII Remake may currently only be announced for the PlayStation 4 with an expected release date of 3 March 2020, but Square Enix have more or less confirmed that it will not remain on a single console. Company president and CEO Yosuke Matsuda candidly spoke that the remake is expressly developed to support both the current generation of consoles and the generation to follow, which invariably includes the PlayStation 5.
Square Enix at E3 2019: All the Showcased Games and Announcements
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All major conferences for this year's E3 have wrapped up and amidst the dying fervour, the dust begins to quietly settle. Of Square Enix's showings, Final Fantasy VII Remake certainly garnered the brunt of the attention, but we would be remiss to leave out a catalogue of other announcements and games that were showed off over the course of the last couple of days. So let this article be a useful primer of information on everything else from Marvel's Avengers to the anticipated Final Fantasy VIII Remastered.
Final Fantasy VII Remake launches 3rd March 2020 worldwide; gameplay demonstration and Tifa reveal
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Someone dragged Yoshinori Kitase and Tetsuya Nomura from bed and flew them over to Los Angeles, as both senior figures clamoured onto the stage at Square Enix's E3 conference to lift the lid on the anticipated Final Fantasy VII Remake. The most notable pieces of news concern the confirmation that the remake will indeed be split into multiple parts; the story and content of Midgar will be expanded to such an extent that the first installment of the remake will be entirely comprised of Midgar, filling up two Blu-Ray discs worth of content. Part 1 will release on 3rd March 2020 in what already looks like a packed first quarter for games.
Welcome to Birthweek 2019!
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Many great things are remade from time to time. Birthdays are a perfect time for self-reflection and for figuring out how we can reinvent, improve or refine ourselves…

Like the Final Fantasy VII Remake, Final Fantasy Forums has also been reimagining itself. We’ve welcomed many treasured new members this year. With the start of the Timber Maniacs digital mogazine series last year, we are continuing to experiment with new ideas and projects, and are always delighted when members share their own projects with us.

On June 6th Final Fantasy Forums will be thirteen years old!

Oh no! FFF is turning into a teenager! But don’t expect the place to get moodier, smellier, and less inclined to care… Instead we can do what we do best and celebrate with some fun competitions and activities.

Let’s make this a good Reunion!

Happy 13th...
FFVII Remake lives! Teaser trailer reveals Aerith and tells us there is more to come in June
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Having avoided the public light since 2015 like the world's deftest ninja, the spotlight is about to shine on Final Fantasy VII Remake this year. Kicking off is a short teaser trailer for the game broadcasted in Sony's State of Play stream. We have a more thorough look at Barret, Biggs, Wedge, Cloud and of course, we welcome Aerith to the team. The teaser trailer ends with the words: "more to come in June".
Glory to Mankind! NieR Automata, Vieras and a Gunblade-like job coming to FFXIV: Shadowbringers
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The Paris Fanfest for Final Fantasy XIV is in town and with it another keynote to outline the content that can be expected for the MMORPG's third expansion, Shadowbringers, not to be confused with Stormblood when abbreviated, because...wait, why have they done that? That just adds unnecessary confusion...

The first key point is the expansion will be available on the 2nd July this year. If you pre-order from the 6th February, you can participate in the expansion's early access period from the 28th June, providing the servers do not buckle the moment everyone attempts to queue in.
Announcement FFF Mogazine 'Timber Maniacs' Issue #2 (Winter 2018) now live
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The end of 2018 has snuck up on us all, marking the dawn of another new year. No doubt you are currently transfixed by the fireworks celebrations and the general New Year festivities, but what better way to genuinely celebrate the planet completing another successful solar orbit than by flicking through a particularly festive, winter-themed Issue 2? It will be a hoot, I promise you that. And don't worry, despite the given name of our magazine, no trees were actually harmed in the making of this issue.
Welcome to Christmas 2018
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In the warm, cosy cottage an exhausted Mr. Pomander finally collapsed into his recliner to watch Mognetflix with a modest helping of kupo nuts. Suddenly, the channel changed to Chocolina’s Hot and Cold. Perplexed, the lounging moogle turned his head to find that Billy Beakface had let himself in again and was pecking at the television remote.

“Get out!” spat Mr. Pomander.

“Kweh-he-he” responded the chocobo, smirking through his beak.

“Kupo! Why did I bother rescuing you, you ungrateful bird?!”

It was fast approaching the first Christmas Mr. Pomander would spend alone since his wife's unhappy end in the jaws of a behemoth. The Pomanders had untangled the playful chocobo from some brambles on that fateful day after discovering the bird within range of a behemoth den… That this charitable act cost Mr. Pomander the love of his life forever tormented him. He felt burdened by grief and regret.

Yet the bird which followed him home that day had been an...
Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers announced for 'Early Summer 2019' & Blue Mage due for Patch 4.5
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The Final Fantasy XIV Fanfest is back in town - in Las Vegas at least - and naturally it's time for Yoshi-P to face an adoring crowd to announce that Final Fantasy XIV Immortal will be released for mobile devi [checks script] no, that didn't happen. They announced the MMO's third expansion, FFXIV 5.0 Shadowbringers. This expansion will follow the usual two-year rule set by the previous two expansions, so expect an approximate release window of June 2019.
FFXV's Ardyn has the last laugh: Episodes Lunafreya, Aranea & Noctis cancelled; Hajime Tabata leaves Luminous Productions and Square Enix
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Square Enix held a special livestream dedicated to Final Fantasy XV, now near its second anniversary. Fans of the game in time zones during slightly less antisocial hours of the day tuned in with fervent attention to see how the promised second season pass and the accompanying four DLC episodes of the game were shaping up. Things were looking good going into the event from the public's perspective. Chief antagonist Ardyn was about to take the spotlight with his own DLC episode, followed by an Aranea side story and two extra episodes dedicated to Lunafreya and Noctis. What could possibly go wrong?
YouTube FFF Sims Lifestream Episode VII: High Cruel Musical
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A Song of Cries and Dire

Dear friends

We are gathered here today to mourn and celebrate the life of Herman, a gallant and noble feline, whom was cruelly taken from us in his prime. Though we have not been with Herman for long, his infectious, joyous spirit will always linger in the air and remain permanently affixed to our hearts.
YouTube FFF Sims Lifestream Episode VI: Cat-astrophe
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sAvaGE gIAnT fEliNe tHrEaTEnS tErriFIeD yOuNg wOmAn

And we're back after a seemingly endless two-month period of absence. Good lord, was it an eventful last two months. We truly copped an earful from the broadcasting studio for that last episode. I in particular was carted in front of the studio head, who spent the next hour or so berating me about the "crass, completely inappropriate content" I was putting out, because an episode all about an obese blue woman sleeping with multiple men and birthing a pair of hellspawn is ostensibly not what they want children to see. Exactly why any child would be watching at all is beyond me, because we all know children are too busy hurling racial abuse while playing multiplayer matches of FIFA or Fortnite.
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