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.

2/27: Vampire Savior, Akira Yasuda, and Kenji Terada developer interviews added.

1/27: Breath of Fire III, The History of the Famicom, and The Future of RPGs added.

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