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Re-thought: Phantasy Star III

Posted in Japan, PS3, PSP, Xbox 360 with tags , , on April 29, 2009 by Stephen

Most people dislike this title of the Phantasy Star series. This is because the story has very little to do with the other three Sega titles. I, however, couldn’t find many things I disliked about the game. Since the first introduction of the game back in 1991,  Phantasy Star III rarely gets the respect it deserves.

Originally, I was lucky to play this game back in the Sega Genesis. After years of practically forget about it, I got my hands in the PSP Sega collection that includes Phantasy Star III along with younger sisters Phantasy Star I and II. Still, after all these years, I found the storyline very original and engaging while the gameplay still holds there despise all the grinding you need to go through every two seconds. Continue reading


Square Enix Opens Final Fantasy XIII Site

Posted in Japan, News, PS3, Xbox 360 with tags , , , , on January 10, 2009 by Stephen

King of JRPG Square Enix has a busy year ahead.  While company president Yoishi Wada love to criticizes and complaint every two months with Famitsu about his production team creating games they only love and like to play, those same team members are busy working at the Square Enix’s headquarters in the Shinjuku Bunka Quint Building in Shibuya to deliver another year full of JRPG delight for those hungry fans.

To start the year in great fashion, Square Enix just opened the official website for Final Fantasy XIII, with details regarding some of the characters, pictures and music…yes, dreamy music.