7/9: Game & Watch interview added.

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

5/28: Harumi Fujita, Legend of Mana, “I Made That!” The Creators Speak, and Twinkle Star Sprites x Rival Megagun developer interviews added.

4/27: Darkstalkers, Persona, and Front Mission developer interviews added.

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