6/7: Irem Arcade Games developer interviews added.

5/30: Shining Force II and Capcom Design Room developer interviews added.

4/28: Yukio Takahashi, Koei’s Historical Games, Harmony of Dissonance developer interviews added.

3/30: Blue Stinger, Star Fox Adventures and Fantasy Zone developer interviews added.

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