8/31: Summer of Street Fighter II, Bangai-O, Final Fantasy X, and Hellsinker developer interviews added.

7/31: Fukio “MTJ” Mitsuji, Persona 2, Persona, Metal Gear Solid developer interview added.

6/29: Lennus, Elemental Gimmick Gear, and Irem Arcade Games developer interviews added.

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

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