Two FFXI Campaigns to celebrate 11/11

 To celebrate the upcoming date of November 11th (11/11), Square Enix has announced two new upcoming campaigns for Final Fantasy XI. Between November 10th and November 25th, digital downloads of the Seekers of Adoulin expansion and the Ultimate Collection: Seekers Edition, not to mention the fees for World Transfer, will be available for significantly reduced prices.

 Likewise, between November 10th and November 17th, those with inactive Square Enix accounts will be able to return to Vana'diel, free of charge as part of the Return to Vana'diel Campaign!

 Excited for these two campaigns? Let us know all about it over on the ZAM forums!

Final Fantasy XI Adventurer Appreciation Campaign

 To show appreciation to those adventurers who have remained true over the years, Square Enix has announced the return of the Active Adventurer Appreciation Campaign! For players who have had active accounts between September 1st, 2014 to October 31st, special Red Mog Pells will be delivered to you which can be exchanged for any of a multitude of prizes!

What item do you think you'll cash your pell in on? Let us know over on the ZAM forums!

Destiny Expansion I: The Dark Below Coming Soon

Destiny Expansion I: The Dark Below is coming soon! Slated for a December 9, 2014 release across all support platforms, the expansion features all-new weapons and gear to earn through new story, co-operative and multiplayer activities.

Battlefield Hardline to Launch in Q1 2015

Battlefield Hardline marks the latest entry in the series and is now slated for a March 17, 2015 release (March 20, 2015 in the UK). In Hardline you can play out the single player story then hop into multiplayer and either take on the guise of a criminal or a cop. The game will be available on the PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

Idyllic Vana'diel Initiative

Alongside the Adventurer's Appreciation and Return Home to Vana'diel Campaigns that Square Enix has announced today, the return of the Idyllic Vana'diel Initiative was also unveiled! This Initiative spans eleven different campaigns, from the such favorites as the Alter Ego Extravaganza and Double Experience Campaign to the brand new Adoulin Dial Campaign for the Gobbie Mystery Boxes! This Initiative will run from November 10th through to the 25th!

Excited for the Initiative? Let us know over on the ZAM forums!

Hearthstone Deck Tech: Swarm Commander

HS Spacewizard is back with another Hearthstone Deck Tech, helping players get an edge each week as he builds, tests and breaks down a new deck.

Might & Magic Heroes Online Starter Pack Giveaway

Kick off your adventure and and fight with other players against the Order of the Void with a Might & Magic Heroes Online Starter Pack! Use refined shards of the stage and explorer, as well as a mana potion, to your advantage as you explore the world of Ashan.

Guild Wars 2: Echoes of the Past

The second half of Guild Wars 2's Living World Season 2 kicks off next week and ArenaNet has released a new teaser trailer to get players excited. The first half of the trailer shows events that happened during the first half of the season that left players with more questions than answers, hinting that some of those answers might be coming in the second half of the season. The second half of the trailer is where things get interesting, with glimpses of new areas, monsters and a few NPCs that players may have forgotten.

Eorzea Examiner #26: Heavensward

Hello and welcome to the 26th edition of the Eorzea Examiner, ZAMs column on Square Enix’s Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. For this weeks column, we actually have news to talk about. At their Fan Festival event earlier this month, SE announced FFXIV's first expansion, Heavensward. Currently slated for a spring 2015 release, Heavensward will bring Eorzeans an increased level cap, new zones, additional Job options and more. Since we've got at least five months till that spring release window, let's take a look at what's been announced and what features we'd like to see in the expansion.

Mog Gardens Additions and Adjustments

 It's time to get your hands dirty in the garden again, for the upcoming November version update of Final Fantasy XI is preparing to bring new adjustments to the Mog Gardens system! Monster Rearing will be given an upgrade, with ranks now up to 2, with a number of new monsters available to be raised. Furthermore, new fertilizers will be available, and utilization of fertilizer will be adjusted for ease of use.

What are your feelings on the new Mog Gardens changes? Let us know over on the ZAM forums!