Sega's online action RPG Phantasy Star Online 2 is no longer sequestered only to Japanese PCs. Sega has announced a console version of the upcoming sci-fi game -- for PlayStation Vita. No word on an international release, but imported game cards should work just fine.
The handheld release will allow you to keep your eyes on your FOmarl (or whatever) all the time -- the PC and Vita versions will use the same servers, and the same character will be playable cross-platform. Who said we are lost again in this lonely world?