Revisiting Phantasy Star II Part 2: Darum

Revisiting Phantasy Star II: Part I There are three moments that, to me, define the story of Phantasy Star II. The first of which is Darum. When you first begin PSII, residents of the starting town, Paseo, present an idyllic view of the state of the world. Protected by a supercomputer known as Mother BrainContinue reading “Revisiting Phantasy Star II Part 2: Darum”

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Revisiting Phantasy Star II Part 1: Overview and My Favorite Way to Play

This year marks the 30th anniversary of Phantasy Star II’s initial English release. The game was released in March 1989 in Japan, March 1990 in North America (two months before the first Final Fantasy hit the NES), and November 1990 in Europe. I wanted to replay the game to celebrate, especially after finishing the originalContinue reading “Revisiting Phantasy Star II Part 1: Overview and My Favorite Way to Play”