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1  Sega / Phantasy Star Online/Universe / Anyone still play?
 on: Nov 12th, 2016, 2:04am 
Started by BLuEFIRE80 | Post by BLuEFIRE80
Hey you guys can find me on ultima anyone still playing??

2  Sega / Phantasy Star Online/Universe / PSOv2 15th Anniversary
 on: May 26th, 2016, 8:35pm 
Started by Shinobi | Post by Shinobi
The 15th Anniversary of Phantasy Star Online Version 2 is right around the corner, as we're mere days from June 6, 2016. Fifteen years from that date is when the Japanese version was released. Head on over to SHiNFORCE to see the Limited Edition 2 CD soundtrack with exclusive content.

PSOv2: OST 15th Anniversary

3  Sega / Sega Games & Systems / Sega 3D Classics
 on: Feb 12th, 2016, 6:10pm 
Started by Shinobi | Post by Shinobi
Sega has something for mobile/handheld gamers that will be out soon.

4  Sega / Sega Games & Systems / 7th Dragon III
 on: Feb 3rd, 2016, 1:45pm 
Started by Shinobi | Post by Shinobi
Sega is churning out the games in North America -- for 3DS. The latest to hit the release list is 7th Dragon III. Meanwhile, Southeast Asia has all kinds of choices to p,at PSO2: computer, PS3, PSVita and PS4.


5  Sega / Phantasy Star Online/Universe / PSO2 New Expansion
 on: Jan 27th, 2016, 11:49am 
Started by Shinobi | Post by Shinobi
Sega is keeping the hammer down in Southeast Asia with the release of another Phantasy Star Online 2 Expansion, Reborn: Episode 4.  Cool

Meanwhile, they've announced more Classic Sega games for Nintendo 3DS in the West.  Huh

6  Sega / Phantasy Star Online/Universe / PSOv2 - Honey in Cave 2
 on: Jan 26th, 2016, 8:37pm 
Started by Shinobi | Post by Shinobi
Check out Honey the HUnewearl making short work of VH Cave 2 monsters in Phantasy Star Online Ver.2 on Sega Dreamcast.


7  General Category / General Board / Re: Super Bowl 50
 on: Jan 25th, 2016, 4:38pm 
Started by Shinobi | Post by Shinobi
Boy was I wrong!

8  Microsoft / Xbox One / Xbox One Backward Compatibility
 on: Jan 21st, 2016, 2:01pm 
Started by Shinobi | Post by Shinobi
This link takes you to the Xbox page that will be updated as new games become compatible from Xbox 360 to Xbox One.


9  General Category / General Board / Super Bowl 50
 on: Jan 17th, 2016, 6:51pm 
Started by Shinobi | Post by Shinobi
I pick New England vs Arizona, and the win to New England.

10  Sega / Sega Games & Systems / Disillusioned by Sega
 on: Jan 17th, 2016, 3:20pm 
Started by Shinobi | Post by Shinobi
For those of you that know me, you're aware of my devotion and support for all things Sega. It started in the 80's arcade scene. Sega invariably had the coolest new arcade games.

Some of Sega's arcade games were ported to early consoles like the Colecovision. Then came their first NA system, the Sega Master System. Fans (like me) were able to bring home the Sega experience like never before. With the advent of Phantasy Star, Sega secured their hold on my support.

The next generation brought forth 16-bit gaming in the form of the Genesis and Sega CD. This was when Sega began their reputation of always being ahead of the curve in home technology. If that wasn't enough, they even turned the Genesis into a 32-bit system with the (failed) 32X add-on.

In May of 1995, Sega stunned us with an early release of the Sega Saturn twin 32-bit console. Daytona USA and Virtua Fighter were launch titles and brought home (once again) the arcade experience. This was also the beginning of the end. Sony took over the market with its PS1 and Sega didn't really have a response until it was too late.

Sega's last gasp came in the form of a dream, the Sega Dreamcast was to be their big answer to the Sony machine. There's no doubt the Dreamcast was Sega's best console, but the media, developers and game fans still relegated it to the second choice behind the PS1/PS2. Then came another Sega first: Phantasy Star Online was the first console MMORPG and it was a grand slam. Unfortunately, the handwriting was on the wall.

Sega became a third party developer for all three major platforms, GameCube, Xbox and PS2. Games like Panzer Dragoon Orta, Yakuza, and Phantasy Star Online Episode I&II were the future.

In my opinion, the last gasp for Sega in America came in 2006 with the release of Phantasy Star Universe on Xbox 360. It started out slow, but finished strong with the Ambition of the Illuminus expansion. Since then, Sega has released fewer games of lower interest in the transition to the mobile market.

Nowadays, we're supposed to be happy with 3D versions of Genesis games on a handheld system. To top it off, Sega still makes a few games for Sony in Japan, and refuses to release Phantasy Star Online 2 outside of Southeast Asia. Can you say, disillusioned!?