Phantasy Star


Due to the massive popularity of the original NES and the relative obscurity of Sega’s eight-bit console, the Master System, most gamers today assume that Final Fantasy was the progenitor of all console RPGs.

They, as some of us know, are wrong.

Although the original Final Fantasy was released before Phantasy Star was received by the masses, it’s important to remember that, in this case, “before” means “three days before.” Literally. It was the difference between December 17 and December 20, both in 1987. Continue reading “Phantasy Star”