Category Archives: Rieko Kodama

Phantasy Star Memories Section from the Official Guide

The Phantasy Star Online Official Perfect Guide from Versus Books (by Casey Loe and Nick Rox) is my favorite guide of all time (I own two copies). So when Nick asked me if I could scan the “Phantasy Star Memories” … Continue reading

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Sega Digital Review – 3D Altered Beast

Released December 5, 2013 / $5.99 Version Reviewed: 3DS Original Release: Arcade / 1988 Altered Beast has a somewhat unusual legacy as a game that people just love to poke fun at. But the potshots are warm and playful- the … Continue reading

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Phantasy Star Complete Collection (PS2 / PS3)

The Phantasy Star Complete Collection (developed by emulation masters M2) was originally released on the Playstation 2 in 2008 as a celebration of the series’ 20th anniversary, but unfortunately only saw release in Japan. On December 19th, 2012, almost exactly … Continue reading

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Sega Digital Review – Phantasy Star IV

Released  12-22-08 / $8 / Version: Wii Virtual Console Original Release: Genesis / 1995 Phantasy Star IV has the distinct legacy of being one of the most expensive games ever at the time of its North American release, with an … Continue reading

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Sega Tokyo Game Show guide magazine from 2008

It’s TGS week, yeah! In 2008 I attended my first (and only) TGS. It was wonderful! I grabbed a ton of swag while I was there, including this guide to the games Sega was showing. Here are some scans from … Continue reading

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Segac Orner: The Lost Games of Rieko Kodama

“Segac” is a name for Sega of America coined by North American Phantasy Star Universe players when they felt that they were not receiving the same treatment as their Japanese counterparts. While Sega has been pretty good throughout their history … Continue reading

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