• Final Fantasy XVI Easy Mode Could Be On The Way

    3 days ago - By Game Informer

    When Final Fantasy XVI was first announced towards the end of 2020, I was almost positive that the game was a next-gen-enhanced continuation of Final Fantasy XIV's MMO formula. The visuals were reminiscent of A Realm Reborn 's fantastical art direction and Creative Business Unit III's involvement spoke for itself. However, the rest of the launch trailer disproved my original assumptions; Final Fantasy XVI is likely going to be a solo, narrative-focused experience similar to fan-favorite, classic Final Fantasy games. Producer Naoki Yoshida practically confirmed this in a recent radio show...
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  • Final Fantasy XVI is looking to add an easier 'story-focused' mode in the future

    Final Fantasy XVI is looking to add an easier 'story-focused' mode in the future

    3 days ago - By Destructoid

    Final Fantasy XIV is a fantastic and accessible game, but MMOs aren't exactly known for being accessible.
    The genre is a heck of a lot of fun, especially if you can dive into a game and have a veteran or friend show you the ropes, but the new player experience can be rough if you're going at it alone. There's a lot to memorize beyond your normal rotation, like item synergy, leveling paths, navigation skills; the list goes on. FFXIV producer Naoki "Yoshi P" Yoshida is aiming to make a lot of that easier in his next project: Final Fantasy XVI .
    Speaking to Game Hack during a radio show in...
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