All posts by Hugo Provost

Rising Zan: The Samurai Gunman

Rising Zan: The Samurai Gunman opens with one of the most memorable theme songs in any video game. It’s unique

Moldorian

Moldorian, published by Sega in 1994, is one of the best turn-based RPGs on a 8-bit handheld, and one of

Temporel, inc. and the Videoway system

As streaming services continue overtaking physical media, the idea that a video game may vanish entirely once it or its

Mirai Ninja

This game is featured in our latest digest, Namco Arcade Classics! Please check it out! Namco released three side-scrollers in

Lightning Swords / Ken-Go

In the intro to Ken-Go (no connection to the later Lightweight-developed series), a fleeing woman collapses in front of a

Phantasy Star Adventure

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series Phantasy Star

After a string of text adventures based off of Phantasy Star II for its short-lived Game Toshokan service, Sega produced

Phantasy Star Gaiden

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series Phantasy Star

While the previous Phantasy Star spin-offs were adventure games with some RPG characteristics, Gaiden is a full-fledged RPG. Unfortunately, it’s

Phantasy Star II Text Adventures

This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series Phantasy Star

Between 1990 and 1992, Sega produced 10 spin-offs of its flagship RPG series, Phantasy Star. While the number is imposing,

Phantasy Star IV

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series Phantasy Star

While the first three Phantasy Star games came out within about a year of each other, it would be over

Phantasy Star III

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series Phantasy Star

The third game in the series was made by an almost entirely different team. Most of the people behind the

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