9/23: Final Fantasy V and Kazutoshi Iida developer interviews added.

8/27: Shining Force II, Klonoa, Paper Mario, and Star Ocean: The Last Hope developer interviews added.

7/28: Final Fantasy Tactics, Guilty Gear, Lunar and Game & Watch interviews added.

6/29: Giga Wing, Dino Crisis and Quinty (Mendel Palace) developer interviews added.

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