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Review: Phantasy Star IV – The End of the Millennium

At long last I have completed my playthrough for the final entry in the Phantasy Star series! It took quite a bit longer than I anticipated, but I’m proud to say I have finished Phantasy Star IV: The End of the Millennium and I have plenty of thoughts to share. If you’re a regular reader, you probably know that I’m a...

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Review: Phantasy Star II

It’s hard to believe that it’s been almost three years since I reviewed the original Phantasy Star. Right around the time for that review, the game was re-released under the Sega Ages banner for the Nintendo Switch. This re-release featured an enhanced version of the original game with a few quality-of-life updates included. I was quite impressed with the treatment...

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Review: Phantasy Star

When I was growing up in the 80’s, there were two types of kids. Nintendo kids and SEGA kids. I, like most others, was firmly committed to Nintendo. But, those kids that stood with SEGA always had a reputation for being extremely loyal to their underdog console. I’ll admit, my exposure to SEGA consoles was limited. But I never regretted...

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Retro Rewind: Sega Master System

When it comes to the 1980’s, I think it’s fair to say that Nintendo emerged as the clear winner in the home console market. Once the NES overtook the Atari, nothing was able to stand in their way. But every story has an underdog. In this case, it was the Sega Master System. I remember seeing the television commercials and...

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