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We haven't seen a lot of Phantasy Star Online 2 pictures in these here parts, probably because the game isn't in these here parts (and may never be). Still, it's great to be tantalized by this rocking dragon vs. elemental forces screenshot. I think it could be used as a template for a new line of...

December 29th 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Did you lose all hope of ever seeing Phantasy Star Online 2 in the west after it launched in Southeast Asia last spring with nary a peep about its arrival on this side of the Pacific? We did too. But a tweet sent by SEGA earlier this week gives us reason to doubt our doubts: PSO2 is still delayed....

September 5th 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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This week, ArcheAge announced its founder pack plans and suggested it'll launch its western closed beta come this June. What else is new in the land of MMO betas? WildStar is hosting yet another weekend beta event. HEX is now in closed beta. Shroud of the Avatar posted testing release 5 for th...

April 25th 2014 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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While Phantasy Star Online 2 is unreleased here in North America, the residents of Southeast Asia will soon get to experience the game in English. The servers for this version of the game are region-locked, but it's still as close as the game has gotten to a local release thus far. Curious about ho...

April 21st 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Phantasy Star Online 2 may not be coming to America any time soon, but an English version is coming to southeast Asia courtesy of publisher Asiasoft. MMO Culture took the newly localized client for a test drive and the site reports that the game's visual customization is outstanding, as is the Eng...

April 3rd 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Here's a question for the audience: Why isn't Phantasy Star Online 2 released in North America yet? The game is fully translated into English, it's going to be released in Southeast Asia in that language very shortly. It's been out in Japan for two years. About a year ago, Sega announced that the g...

April 1st 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Consoles and MMOs do not have the stand-offish relationship that they used to have. In fact, there are so many different MMOs to choose from on consoles that it's seriously tempting to pick up one of the new ones -- the Xbox One or PlayStation 4 -- even though I wasn't planning on it for a long, lo...

November 27th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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It seems like just last week that SEGA launched Phantasy Star Online 2's Episode 2, Chapter 1, and that's because it was literally just last week. Expansion continues at a breakneck pace, with Episode 2, Part 2 receiving a reveal trailer today outlining the new costumes, maps, and gear to be added...

July 31st 2013 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Remember E3 2013? That huge video games conference thing from earlier in the summer? Weeks have passed since Microsoft and Sony squared off in the Los Angeles convention center (while Nintendo posted up at Best Buy and Ouya sulked in the parking lot), but the news made there continues to reverberat...

July 24th 2013 at 4:05pm 0 Comments