Experience This Classic SEGA JRPG in its Original Format, or Play with Brand New Quality of Life Features!
Phantasy Star launches today on Nintendo Switch™ for $7.99 as part of the expanding lineup of SEGA AGES titles. Like all SEGA AGES releases, Phantasy Star is developed by the highly acclaimed retro development studio M2 and originally from the mind of legendary designer Rieko Kodama!
SEGA Games History: Lesser-Known Phantasy Star Facts
• Director Kotaro Hayashida, pen name Ossale Kohta, makes a special NPC appearance in Phantasy Star as Alex Ossale, a reference to his work on Alex Kidd in Miracle World.
• Yuki Naka, creator of Sonic The Hedgehog, is the mastermind behind the highly innovative pseudo-3D dungeons.
• Enjoy all of the amazing music featured in the SEGA AGES release of Phantasy Star in the newly-added Sound Test feature.
• All of the flavor text in the Monster Compendium has been newly written for the SEGA AGES release of Phantasy Star.
About Phantasy Star
• One of the most innovative games of its time, Phantasy Star is a groundbreaking sci-fi RPG that follows Alis in her planet-spanning quest to avenge the death of her brother and topple a tyrannical regime. Besides faithfully recreating the original experience, this version adds something for everyone, including a new map display to help novice adventurers and a compendium where longtime fans can view their favorite monsters.
• Phantasy Star is now available on the Nintendo Switch eShop in the Americas and Europe for $7.99 with commensurate European pricing.
Out Run Takes to the Streets in 2019!
Out Run will be out January 10, 2019! New features for the SEGA AGES release of Out Run include:
• Feel the sensation of those long drifts with the all-new gyro motion controls that take full advantage of the Nintendo Switch™ Joy-Con controllers!
• New music tracks serve to enhance the iconic soundtrack fans already know and love!
• Think you have what it takes to put your racing skills to the test? Compete against other players through a brand new ranking system!