Once more, Square Enix shows they've still got a a knack for making some gorgeous CG sequences. Final Fantasy XIV's lengthy intro takes a look into what one veteran has experienced so grab a drink and watch the spells fly in his lengthy flashback:
Whatever that huge creature is, it's mighty clever of it splitting up to spread chaos all over the land. Hopefully the Midlander fellow gets along with his snippy Miqo'te and Elezen partners.
Final Fantasy XIV launches September 23 for PC and later on in March 2011 for PS3. There's an open beta in progress if you want to try your hand at getting a preview of the game before its release.