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#1 Jun 17 2009 at 3:12 AM Rating: Good
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http://www.gametrailers.com/video/most-disappointing-best-of-e3/51625#comments_top

I do not know why people were ****** off when they see the word online after the end of the trailer during Sony E3 conference.

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#2 Jun 17 2009 at 3:15 AM Rating: Good
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I do not know why people were ****** off when they see the word online after the end of the trailer during Sony E3 conference.


Bolded part is why it's "most disappointing".

I hate how the western news media doesn't even recognize FFXI at all. "BEST MMO's OUT RIGHT NOW"-article I saw last year included excellent titles such as Runescape but no FFXI.. wut.

I can see that FFXIV might be the same case if it doesn't completely blow their minds.. and they'll still make it seem like a 2nd class MMO anyway.

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#3 Jun 17 2009 at 3:23 AM Rating: Excellent
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The complaint, as I understand it, is that FFXIV will not be a game purely for the PS3. What, really? Who cares about console exclusives? How does that in any way matter?
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more or less same thing from IGN, didn't even mention XIV at all... In the best Online or RPG? HA! you wish.... makes me /sadface!
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more or less same thing from IGN, didn't even mention XIV at all... In the best Online or RPG? HA! you wish.... makes me /sadface!

Well yes. They're all entertainment news sites. I think you're giving far too much credit to them if you believe a top ten list is anything more than the author's whimsy on a game genre he may not even like. These aren't exactly peer reviewed academic journals.
#6 Jun 17 2009 at 3:35 AM Rating: Good
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Well, the more people that have access means more revenue which means more content which means more game.
#7 Jun 17 2009 at 3:39 AM Rating: Excellent
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For those who disappointed with the word online... They should try FF14 when it is out.

For me, the announcement of FF14 even greater than FF13, and now i am more exciting about the news of FF14 than FF13 .

Maybe because i am the die hard fans of FF11.

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Maybe because i am the die hard fans of FF11.

I think you can use a word a little stronger than maybe.^^
#9 Jun 17 2009 at 3:52 AM Rating: Excellent
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What sucks even more are the people saying "Why is SE making another MMO didn't they learn from the failure that is FFXI?"

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#10 Jun 17 2009 at 4:01 AM Rating: Good
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Yeah, the E3 awards were pretty weak for FFXIV. Looks like SE will need to play its cards perfectly to get western game news sources to bite.
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#11 Jun 17 2009 at 4:12 AM Rating: Excellent
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While watching the Gametrailers video a single sentence stuck out to me near the end, "A true Final Fantasy, it isn't." For what ever reason people feel that just because it's going to be an MMO it doesn't deserve to be numbered like a "true" Final Fantasy. The complaint comes off to me as **** hurt fans who like nothing more to run around and tell everyone "I've beat all the "true" Final Fantasy games." That is until they run into someone who knows about FF11 and calls BS on them. Only difference is now there will be two "true" FF games they can't claim they've beaten.

For me FF games have always been about the story and FF11 delivered a "true" FF story to me. I highly expect FF14 will do the same as well. Finally I bet that if you could ask these mass media video game press sites what they thought was better story driven MMO I'd be willing to bet they would say Bioware's upcoming Star Wars MMO. Heck I watched something the other day where a Bioware dev said they are the first to attempt a story driven MMO.
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Heck I watched something the other day where a Bioware dev said they are the first to attempt a story driven MMO.


"Huh, FFXI? I've heard of it... that flop from Square-Enix was it? Lol."

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While watching the Gametrailers video a single sentence stuck out to me near the end, "A true Final Fantasy, it isn't." For what ever reason people feel that just because it's going to be an MMO it doesn't deserve to be numbered like a "true" Final Fantasy.


Innovation is a forbidden thing these days. If it's not a copy of 7~9 with a different story it's not a real FF at all. You can see the trend everywhere. "Survivor: season 13" = "Survivor: season 1", if it's too different masses won't watch it. Sigh.
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#13 Jun 17 2009 at 4:26 AM Rating: Decent
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I hate that people say online FFs arn't 'true' FFs, they have as much story as any other game. If they played them they would know that I spose. The thing is alot of people haven't bothered trying XI and have decided its rubbished based on the negative things people who quit have said. My other half is a prime example, he says he hates XI cuz you have to group for everything and you can't make money easy. He only knows that cuz I told him thats one of the reasons I quit, he's never played or even seen me play it. Without playing people don't know the things which made the game great.
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#15 Jun 17 2009 at 4:52 AM Rating: Decent
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I find it mildly humorous that the video acted like Square-Enix does the things that they do for us... the Americans.

Yeah, FFXI may not be that popular in America, but it was ****'a popular in Japan. Even if FFXI didn't sell a single copy in America, I can guarantee Square would still be doing FFXIV Online for their Japanese audience. They just wouldn't release it in America this time.

Simply put, if you think we come before Square's Japanese audience, you are delusional.
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For me FF games have always been about the story and FF11 delivered a "true" FF story to me. I highly expect FF14 will do the same as well. Finally I bet that if you could ask these mass media video game press sites what they thought was better story driven MMO I'd be willing to bet they would say Bioware's upcoming Star Wars MMO. Heck I watched something the other day where a Bioware dev said they are the first to attempt a story driven MMO.


True...sad but true.
I've red something like that quite a few times in the past about upcomming MMOs that offer a story and people even got mad at me when I told them that FFXI already had that long time ago.
Others pointed out that WoW has a story...I laughed.
Same with the concept of cross platform MMO.
I don't understand why people act as these things would be something new.

It's also true that FF doesn't get the attention it deserves, neither in the US nor in Europe. A game magazine I recieve newsletters from only brought a little info that FFXIV was announced at E3 while there are 1-2 news about WoW updates every day!
Makes me mad!

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I hate how the western news media doesn't even recognize FFXI at all. "BEST MMO's OUT RIGHT NOW"-article I saw last year included excellent titles such as Runescape but no FFXI.. wut.


Makes me mad too!
They don't compare the games at all. They just compare how many players are playing an MMO.

And when they comment FFXI they call the graphics old and not up to date without taking into account that there are limitations because of the PS2 and that the PC version got improved graphics.
Even now, after all that time, FFXI environment graphics create far more atmosphere than many new games.
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#17 Jun 17 2009 at 6:24 AM Rating: Excellent
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The only publication that ever seemed to care about FFXI is 1up; I don't understand why people are so upset with the announcement of FFXIV online. I mean we have FFXIII coming out next year, it is not like people have been waiting for the next installment of single player FF after FFXIII yet.
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For those who've been around since around the time of NA (PC) XI launch, these same people were crying foul that XI was online only. Let them cry. They'll either try it and possibly love it, or skip it simply because it's not a f2p game and miss out on some amazing SE magic.
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Let me preface by saying I love and still play FFXI, and am eagerly awaiting FFXIV, but I wish they'd left FFXI out of the numbering system as well. It doesn't really fit well into the collection, and as a collector I like knowing I have them all in order with the ability to go through and play them again whenever I want. Having XI as an online title kind of messes the sequence up. That might seem silly to some, but it bothers me a little. If they'd just called it "Final Fantasy Online", nobody would be complaining about it. It's just a different type of game and doesn't really fit in with the rest that way, so it feels wrong to lump them together.
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Square Enix have had solid online efforts before, but come on. To tease the crowd with such a bomb only to disqualify it a few minutes later...

Ok, that bit got to me. I'm not sure what they did to "disqualify" it, and his assumption that it was obvious enough not to mention explicitly (I gather he means the "online" part) irked me the most.

I think the most ridiculous thing might be that all these professional games journalists were so shocked by this announcement. Everyone on this site knew that SE was due to announce a new major MMO, and that odds were it would be an FF title. Given the timing, it was already obvious years ago that it would probably be called FFXIV. I knew what it was as soon as Tretton gave the title, never mind once they showed the art style nearly identical to XI, down to a freaking Galka fighting monsters. But all of this totally eluded these journalists until the word "online" popped up?

As others have said, it's like they don't know FFXI exists. They have a right to dislike it, but it's their job to know these things.
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Who listens to game reviewers anyway? Aren't they wrong about, well, everything? The last time G4 got a review right was for Fallout 3, IMO. Just about everytime I pick up a game that G4, or some other game review outlet for that matter, gives a 4 to 5 out of 5 star review, I am left horribly disappointed. What makes them professionals? They don't give their credentials away for a reason, because they're lacking. Literally anybody could be a game reviewer. In fact, everyone is a game reviewer. Only difference between us, is they could lose their jobs if they don't say what their boss wants them to say. Locate the source of their income, and you'd quickly learn where the bias lies. People will vote with their wallets. Games are sold by hype, or word of mouth from friends. I buy games based on the latter.

Recent games I purchased based on hype alone (which I personally didn't enjoy)

Killzone 2 (just another shooter)
Guitar Hero: Metallica (doesn't have all of Metallica's classics)
Lair (worst game ever, thanks to six axis and pathetic dialog)

That's almost $200 I could've spent on...

Tales of Vesperia
DLC's for games I actually enjoy playing
Dragon age Origins (no hype at all. made by bioware, and they always make good games)

Ah well...live and learn....live and learn.

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#23 Jun 17 2009 at 8:39 AM Rating: Good
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The reviews are based on how much money the companies give to the reviewers. If they refuse to pay up, the game gets a bad review, and so on.
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Square Enix have had solid online efforts before, but come on. To tease the crowd with such a bomb only to disqualify it a few minutes later...

Ok, that bit got to me. I'm not sure what they did to "disqualify" it, and his assumption that it was obvious enough not to mention explicitly (I gather he means the "online" part) irked me the most.

I think the most ridiculous thing might be that all these professional games journalists were so shocked by this announcement. Everyone on this site knew that SE was due to announce a new major MMO, and that odds were it would be an FF title. Given the timing, it was already obvious years ago that it would probably be called FFXIV. I knew what it was as soon as Tretton gave the title, never mind once they showed the art style nearly identical to XI, down to a freaking Galka fighting monsters. But all of this totally eluded these journalists until the word "online" popped up?

As others have said, it's like they don't know FFXI exists. They have a right to dislike it, but it's their job to know these things.


This. The amount of stupidity it takes to deem something disappointing because it's online and because they misunderstood what "ps3 will be the only console it plays on" is astounding. It makes me want to slap them in the face, along with everybody else who thinks that ffxi and ffxiv "aren't "real" final fantasies."
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I can agree with that assessment. Street Fighter IV is a prime example. G4 gave the game a 5 out of 5 star review, yet, the gamer reviews on Amazon.com tell a whole different story. I tend to agree with gamers, not the salaried reviewers.
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#26 Jun 17 2009 at 8:58 AM Rating: Decent
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Wow.... "To hype up the crowd like that then disqualify it by adding the word online.."

What?? I guess 12 year olds were disappointing about a monthly charge but I got excited, even though I saw it coming.

Everywhere I read says "no one saw it coming."

I did. SE didn't fool me by saying that Rapture wasn't another FF. Of course it was, and I been saying it the whole time.
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I do not know why people were ****** off when they see the word online after the end of the trailer during Sony E3 conference.


Don't worry about them...they're just a bunch of FPS addicts who don't like MMOs.
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When I saw XIV on the most disappointing list, I was thinking "How?" I mean its FF, how in anyway can it be disappointing except the fact that there was hardly any info or more footage of the game. And then it won the most disappointing and I was like, "WTF!?!" This ******* talking about how misleading and evil SE was to throw "online" at the very end when the entire trailer screamed XI. I couldn't believe the nitpicking! Besides who cares if its online or not. Its a FF game, online or off its going to be an experience that is worthy of the title. The sad thing is I like the guy who does the voice for the gametrailer vids, but hearing him down a FF game really ****** me off. Hopefully newcomers won't run into this list and be discouraged.
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Only comes out next year and has a worldwide release too =/ I mean it's only reasonable to assume that the game's beta would start 2 days after the announcement and they didn't even include korea in the "worldwide release".. what a letdown indeed.
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The thing is, the trailer in E3 was not targeted towards the general public, it was aimed straight at FFXI players. If anything they wanted to get us excited first, then later towards release they most likely will be releasing more enticing trailers for the game.
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For me and my friends... When I heard FFXIV i was like ok cool a single player movie. I love it... When I saw "Online" I went crazy in excitement. FFXI one of the most underrated games of all time.
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I was not disappointed in the announcement of the game.

But I will say that the trailer was highly disappointing to me, due to the severe lack of info contained within. But, I suppose that's asking a lot from Square to make a trailor that actually spends more than 30% of it's duration on game footage, instead of dramatic displaying of text.

I mean... did they really have to spend 20 seconds dramatically leading up to the name of the world? Really? I don't think it would make one lick of a difference that the world was named Eorzea. It could have been named GalkaLand for all I care, as long as it was an enjoyable Final Fantasy world.

I bet if I spent 5 minutes with a Random Fantasy Name Generator, I would probably come up with a similar name to Eorzea.

It was like, for some reason, the trailer seemed to imply that the single most dramatic revelation in the trailer was the name of the world -_-;

... By the way... the results of the Random Fantasy Name Generator? Here's a few good ones.

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Eorzea
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I can so totally see how Eorzea is a unique and special world name, that in no way resembles words pulled from a random name generator. [/sarcasm]

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For me and my friends... When I heard FFXIV i was like ok cool a single player movie. I love it... When I saw "Online" I went crazy in excitement. FFXI one of the most underrated games of all time.


Lots of people tend to forget FFXI is 7 years old and in it's prime it was still one of the best MMOs out there, it may not be as 'casual' (face it, the 'hardcore' crew hates to see this game get "easier") as others, but it's also a very good display of game design and story telling even in an MMO.

Love em or hate em, the dev team did a **** good job programming this game compared to most MMOs out there. Quite a bit have skills that STAY broken, as in unusable or severely overpowered. FFXI is one of the most balanced MMOs as well, most MMOs have a PvP system which means it's horribly imbalanced because they balance (or not) for PvP, which means you walk all over pretty much everything and everyone if they aren't in the same class or higher.

Taking all that SE learned beteween FE, FMO and FFXI..FFXIV will be great. As long as WoW stays online, no other MMO will be "worthwhile". The main thing SE can do is market in the western world better and more actively. Though in gaming, the RPG genre is slowly dying.
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Quite a bit have skills that STAY broken, as in unusable or severely overpowered. FFXI is one of the most balanced MMOs as well, most MMOs have a PvP system which means it's horribly imbalanced because they balance (or not) for PvP, which means you walk all over pretty much everything and everyone if they aren't in the same class or higher.

And this was where I began laughing histerically. Are we playing the same game? FFXI is probably one of the worst balanced MMOs; if you compare it to other PvE-emphasizing MMOs, it is probably the WORST balanced MMO out there.

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Also, most MMOs that are not ran by monkeys (Read: Virtually all MMOs that are not World of Warcraft), have learned to unmarry PvE and PvP mechanics, thus allowing the two combat systems to be balanced independantly.

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At the risk of being a target for people's anger:

1) I was disappointed by the trailer too. Not because it's not a PS-3 exclusive, or because it's not a "true" final fantasy, but because it didn't contain all that much useful information. Pre rendered scenes of flying bean stalks look interesting/weird but don't really say much. Honestly I thought the trailer, like really any S-E trailer, went for seemingly disconnected images rather than telling a story. So there's that.

2) I agree with some that FFXI and XIV are not "true" final fantasy games. I also believe that Crystal Chronicles and FF tactics are not "true" final fantasy games. To me, the "true" FF games are the single player story driven RPGs. The other games, as great as they may be, are spinoffs. I see FFXI and XIV as spinoffs of Final Fantasy. I understand how other fans might disagree. Just mentioning it because the assumption seems to be that if you like FFXI then you would naturally accept it as part of the same series as the others, and I'm here to tell you that you can love it, and still not consider it part of the same series.

3) E3 awards are always crap anyway. They're given to the highest profile titles, or the ones where people were blown away by a flashy demo. What else CAN they go by? The finished product? No one shows a finished product at E3. I didn't look to see who won the top spot, but if I had to guess, it would be the Star Wars: The Old Republic game. Did you see that trailer? It was ******* amazing. Oh yea, and it contained zero actual game footage and revealed almost nothing about the game world. But it looked awesome and told a nice little mini story, and at least it kind of told you what SWTOR is about.
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http://www.gamefaqs.com/poll/index.html?poll=3512

This poll result shows that not all gaming sites share the same views.
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http://www.gamefaqs.com/poll/index.html?poll=3512

This poll result shows that not all gaming sites share the same views.

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Whereas, on the other hand, I consider FFXI to be more of a true FF game than say...FFXII.

In other media news, Unskippable "reviews" the FFXIV trailer;
http://www.escapistmagazine.com/videos/view/unskippable/778-E3-Trailers

Annnnd Zero Punctuation gives it an "honorable mention;"
http://www.escapistmagazine.com/videos/view/zero-punctuation/779-The-Second-Annual-E3-Hype-Massacre

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FFXIV only showed a trailer, games that only showed trailers (like Gran Turismo) can't get any awards, need atleast some gameplay demostration.
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FFXIV only showed a trailer, games that only showed trailers (like Gran Turismo) can't get any awards, need atleast some gameplay demostration.


If this is true, it makes me feel a lot better. I agree that IGN makes some bad calls, but not even putting FFXIV on the honorable mentions for best persistent online game was a big hit to its credibility for me.

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The thing is, the trailer in E3 was not targeted towards the general public, it was aimed straight at FFXI players. If anything they wanted to get us excited first, then later towards release they most likely will be releasing more enticing trailers for the game.
This was my thought exactly. They didn't give us emphasized close ups of familiar galka face/stature or mithra tail and blm casting animation for no reason. That trailer was meant for the FFXI players, undoubtedly. We'll get more eventually, and I can't wait.

But to call the announcement a disappointment is just silly, and it shows that these gaming news stations don't actually look into the public's opinion. They create an opinion and throw it out their as though their views reflect the gaming communities as a whole. Smiley: rolleyes
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the reason why it was most disapointing was because the majority of people on gaming sites are children and children who dont have a credit card or a debt card and their mommies wont let em use it to play the game, so the game gets huge negative feedback
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I've always felt there was a bias against the RPG genre in the Western world, which in turn, has sorta fostered a feeling where if it's not an FPS or Sports title, most people won't give a **** about it here. It's sad, but I guess part of me finds amusement in the lines blurring as consoles progress and people demand 'richer' gameplay.
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2) I agree with some that FFXI and XIV are not "true" final fantasy games. I also believe that Crystal Chronicles and FF tactics are not "true" final fantasy games. To me, the "true" FF games are the single player story driven RPGs. The other games, as great as they may be, are spinoffs. I see FFXI and XIV as spinoffs of Final Fantasy. I understand how other fans might disagree. Just mentioning it because the assumption seems to be that if you like FFXI then you would naturally accept it as part of the same series as the others, and I'm here to tell you that you can love it, and still not consider it part of the same series.


Meh, the story drove me in XI as much as it did in X and VIII and etc.

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FFXIV only showed a trailer, games that only showed trailers (like Gran Turismo) can't get any awards, need atleast some gameplay demostration.


The galka fight scene was actual gameplay iirc. (Not that you got to see the UI or anything though.)
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#46 Jun 17 2009 at 2:30 PM Rating: Good
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"When Jack Trenton announced that Final Fantasy 14 was coming exclusively to the PS3, the crowd in attendance held their collective breath. And it didn't let go until the brief trailer was over and the word "online" flashed beneath the Title. To tease the crowd with such a bomb, only to disqualify it a few minutes later, was just plain mean." - GT review


What...? Disqualify how?
Maybe it was just me... but I felt confused and irritated at the end of the GT review. What did they cite as the real reason FF14 news was disappointing? The fact that it was ONLINE.
I even went back and watched it again, just to further scratch my head and make sure I heard right. Ok... so the reviewer doesn't like... online games in general? Or maybe the real reason that we probably all suspect is that the reviewer found FFXI "too haaaard" thus discrediting all FF online games till the end of time.

When Game Trailers.com shot down FFXVI in flames for being online, the reviewer seemed 100% ignorant. GG. "Omg, it looks so awesome! Its amazing! Owait! It just said "online"!! Instant disqualify! It now no longer looks amazing, the footage is now no longer eye candy. Ignore everything I just felt."
Stupid.

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#47 Jun 17 2009 at 2:41 PM Rating: Excellent
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Wow.... "To hype up the crowd like that then disqualify it by adding the word online.."

What?? I guess 12 year olds were disappointing about a monthly charge but I got excited, even though I saw it coming.

Everywhere I read says "no one saw it coming."

I did. SE didn't fool me by saying that Rapture wasn't another FF. Of course it was, and I been saying it the whole time.


Yeah, I agree with you about this. I mean, GT quite regularly fabricates these types of vids full of fluff and then try to call it proper game journalism. It's funny how these types of segments reveal how clueless they must be - especially when considering that the average FF fan, or even the average gamer, could tell right off the bat that this was more likely than not SE's next MMO.

GT should worry less about semantics (read=adding the word online), and get more in touch with what's going on in videogame land.

As for the prevailing idea that FFXI was in any way a failure... well, jealousy has many faces.

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#48 Jun 17 2009 at 3:29 PM Rating: Excellent
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The thing is, the trailer in E3 was not targeted towards the general public, it was aimed straight at FFXI players. If anything they wanted to get us excited first, then later towards release they most likely will be releasing more enticing trailers for the game.


I totally agree here. "You must join hands once again." says it all.
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If FFXIV flops it will be for one reason, and one reason alone. Comments like these tear new games to shreds. The fact that they are disappointed because it said 'Online' is too ignorant to measure. There wasn't a reaction like this when Blizzard announced Warcraft ONLINE! The MMORPG world has been blinded by WoW. I asked my friend the other day if he would play FFXIV when it came out. He replied with "No." I asked him why, he said "because I play WoW." I wanted to punch him, alas, I did not (He was bigger than me). My point is, people found something that they think is the best. The day we settle for the best is the day the gaming world dies. GG to those reviewers. Thank you for once again leading the general gaming public to believe a game isn't worth it because we already have WoW.

My days of reading reviews from gaming sites are over. I trust my judgement, and my judgement alone.
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Gametrailers suck, they are a bunch of crybabies. There are way better videogame information sites than GT.
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