1/21: The History of the Famicom documentary video added.

12/10: Puzzle Game Creators developer interview added.

11/30: Skies of Arcadia, Wonder Project J2, Yasunori Mitsuda, and Steel Battalion developer interviews added.

10/30: ADK Ninja Games, Hideo Kojima, Skies of Arcadia, and Darius Gaiden developer interviews added.

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