Breath of fresh (wild) air?
While us westerners were getting all excited about Smash on Switch, Okami HD and Dark Souls amiibo, our Japanese friends were - well, getting excited about those things, too. However, there were some Japan-exclusive pieces of news, the
The other “Fantasy”
Though it happened a long time ago, the last month of 1987 has gone down in history as one of the most influential times in gaming. This week three long running, ground-breaking franchises were first released in Japan. Mega Man and Final Fantasy had already had their day earlier in the week. Now we turn to Phantasy Star...
...and it's free-to-play with micro-transactions
During the Japanese version of today's Nintendo Direct it was confirmed that Sega is bringing its Phantasy Star series to the Nintendo Switch. Phantasy Star Online 2: Cloud is the next instalment in the Phantasy Star Online series, which in turn is a spin-off from the classic line of JRPGs which...
Tyler "Christmas Sega Kid" Esposito provides some sound advice
Tyler Esposito — the lucky scamp you saw in that heart-warming compilation of Sega-released Christmas footage — is of course all grown up now, but that doesn't mean he has lost his adoration for the Japanese video game veteran. Esposito dropped us a line to let us know about another...
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