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Phantasy Star Online 2 is free-to-play, also coming to smartphones

Phantasy Star Online 2 isn't exactly the Dreamcast-era throwback we expected. Sega is embracing the future for its pricing model -- the infinitely expensive, vaguely annoying future. Sega announced a free-to-download, free-to-play model for the PC/Vita online action RPG during a streaming media...

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Vita Phantasy Star Online 2 service begins in 2013

The Vita version of Phantasy Star Online 2 will have the portability advantage over the PC release, but it'll also have one serious disadvantage. Sega revealed that it plans to release the handheld multiplayer action RPG in 2013. The PC version is still slated to begin service this year. Andriasang...

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Phantasy Star Online 2 coming to Vita with PC crossplay

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...

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Phantasy Star Online 2 delayed into 2012

Sega has announced that their upcoming return to majestic sci-fi action fantasy, Phantasy Star Online 2, has been delayed into 2012, reports Siliconera. The purpose of the delay, according to producer Satoshi Sakai, is to address gameplay issues brought to light by user feedback submitted after...

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Crazy Eddie's TGS 2011 Trailer Blowout! It's an Asura's Dogma Army Online of savings!

That's right folks, it may still be Sunday here in the states, but in glorious Nippon it's already Monday, and that means these Tokyo Game Show trailers are priced to move! Our manager is out of town and we've gone crazy!! Just look at these prices: Army Corps of Hell Trailer - Free!...

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Phantasy Star Online 2 preview: Back, in action

Phantasy Star Online hit some kind of magical sweet spot back in 2000. Though its spinoffs and followups kept much of the formula from that release, there was always something that felt off about them, and prevented some fans (like me) from getting fully into them. It turns out that maybe...

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Seen@TGS: The Rappy-est place on earth

Phantasy Star Online 2 has a pretty big presence at Sega's TGS booth this year, though perhaps not quite as big as the giant Rappy patrolling the display. The goofy bird, something of a mascot for the series, dances with glee for all who pass by, Joystiq staff included. We considered slaying it...

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Gather three parties to watch the new Phantasy Star Online 2 trailer

The alpha test for Phantasy Star Online 2 will begin in August -- but before you get too excited, we should tell you that the participants for the Japan-only test have already been chosen. Non-alpha players will get a chance to try it out at Tokyo Game Show this year, after what we're...

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Phantasy Star Online 2 details revealed, we jump for joy

At a recent Phantasy Star Portable 2 promotional event held in Akihabara, Sega revealed some details for its long-dormant next installment in the multiplayer RPG franchise: Phantasy Star Online 2. The revelation came in the form of a video (a very rough off-screen version of which is posted after...

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Phantasy Star Online 2 site is online

Sega has opened a site for the now official Phantasy Star Online 2, whose announcement coincided with the tenth anniversary of the PSO series. The trailer, first spotted in a TGS livestream, can now be seen there, providing proof of the new game's existence -- as well as proof that there have been a...

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