Tag Archives: Phantasy Star

Review Round-up: Sega 3D Classics

I reviewed some of the Sega 3D Classics for Nintendo World Report! 3D Gunstar Heroes Review 3D Streets of Rage 2 Review 3D Thunder Blade Review 3D Fantasy Zone II W Review 3D OutRun Review 3D Fantasy Zone Review 3D … Continue reading

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First Impressions: Phantasy Star Online 2 (PlayPark English Version)

Sega news doesn’t get much cooler or more random than what happened yesterday with Phantasy Star Online 2. As you may know, PSO2 does, in fact, have a localized English version. However, it is based out of Asia, and was … Continue reading

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Phantasy Star Online Blue Burst RAcaseal Redria Model Kit by Kotobukiya

My first experience with Japanese model kit building was over a decade ago, when one day Gundam Wing models showed up at my local Toys R Us. The kits were the most basic available, but I still snatched up every one I … Continue reading

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Differences Between the Saturn and PlayStation 2 Sega Ages Phantasy Star Collections

Last year, I wrote about the Sega Ages Phantasy Star Complete Collection for PS2 (which had recently been made available on the Japanese PSN for PS3). After years of pining for the Saturn Phantasy Star Collection, I recently, while on … Continue reading

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The Phantasy Star Offline Project – Belated Week Three

Phantasy Star Offline is a project where my goal is to complete Ver.2 on Dreamcast solo. Read about why here, week one here, and week two here. When I last left off at the end of January, I had just reached the Ruins … Continue reading

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The Phantasy Star Offline Project – Week Two

Phantasy Star Offline is a project where my goal is to complete Ver.2 on Dreamcast solo. Read about why here and week one here. Thursday Hit my first somewhat frustrating point in the game so far. There is a quest where I … Continue reading

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The Phantasy Star Offline Project – Week One

Phantasy Star Offline is a project where my goal is to complete Ver.2 on Dreamcast solo. Read about why here. APOLOGIES IN ADVANCE for the crappy “screenshot” quality. All pics were taken with my phone because I don’t have any … 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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Happy 25th Anniversary, Phantasy Star!!

The original Phantasy Star was released on December 20th, 1987 in Japan. Phantasy Star remains one of my favorite game series of all time, with entries that still hold up amazingly well today. There’s a great nostalgic discussion of the … 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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