Excerpt: Phantasy Star. Probably one of the greatest old-school RPG's, and one of the best on the Sega Master System, Phantasy Star helped pave the way for one of the greatest genres of video games that we, as gamers, are priveleged to play.
Excerpt: For starters, Phantasy Star Online seems more like a first step in establishing the framework for an online world, rather than a fully-fleshed game. It's a very bold first step forward, and it gets much respect for that.
Excerpt: In the realm of science-fiction, a reoccurring theme that has been explored countless times is man's relationship with technology. The popular consensus seems to be that machines will either be utilized to elevate our existence, or they will eventually rob us of our humanity and lead to our...
Excerpt: This game’s existence will surprise many people, on many levels. One, it’s an N64 shooter available in North America. When I informed a handful of fellow gamers that I was engaged in shoot-em-up action for the big N’s ill-supported console, they exclaimed, “A shooter for the N64?
Excerpt: Faced with the imminent destruction of their home world, a large-scale evacuation plan known as the Pioneer Project was established to find a new home planet. Unmanned probes sent into deep space discovered a habitable planet they dubbed Ragol and the first interstellar transport ship Pioneer 1 was...
Excerpt: Phantasy Star Online is a science fiction style role-playing game that is actually two games in one. There is the online game. Here you create or join a team of up to four members. You can play through each level from the beginning, or you can join a game already in progress.
Excerpt: Ok, it's no secret to anyone out there; I don't like RPGs! I do not see how anyone can sit there for hours on end watching FMV look-alike characters getting slaughtered by opponents who use the cheap all out attack (cough, Super Nova, cough, Final Fantasy series, cough) over and over again.
Excerpt: Be a star or just look like one. Good evening ladies and gentlemen, welcome to Game Revolution. Our top story tonight comes from a brand new planet in a universe known as Phantasy Star Online . Recently discovered by Sega, the universe marks a milestone in console video gaming.
Pros: It's an online RPG...on a console!, Nicely done graphics, Lots to customize, Camera problems, Pathetic monsters, Extremely boring as single player