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Phantasy Star Zero - more details

by rawmeatcowboy
22 September 2008
GN 1.0 / 2.0

The following information comes from a Nintendo Dream interview with Satoshi Sakai, producer on the title. Huge thanks to Matt for the heads up!

- completely new title taking place in brand-new world
- gameplay heavily based on Phantasy Star Online, but with a different presentation
- Sega went with the DS due to the wide range of players
- “Zero” was used in the title to help players this of this as a fresh start
- you will be able to play online with people that aren’t real-life friends
- no voice chat or vibration
- it is possible that PSO’s world select feature will be used, but it has no been confirmed
- no symbol chat in this game, due to the ability to create custom messages with your stylus
- expect many familiar items and techniques
- developers are really hoping this game brings back fond memories of previous entries in the series