The Definitive History Behind Every Persona Remake and Spinoff (2006-2012)

Listen To The Soundtrack ⇣ Being a spinoff of a spinoff, no one ever would expect the Persona series to grow past its main entries. However, with rampant success of Persona 3 the wheels of fate began to turn in the … Continue reading The Definitive History Behind Every Persona Remake and Spinoff (2006-2012)

The Definitive History Behind Persona 2: Eternal Punishment (2000)

Listen To The Soundtrack ⇣ Eternal Punishment Halfway through writing Persona 2’s script, Tadashi Satomi had an epiphany. He felt that something was missing from the original draft of Innocent Sin, a critical component that just couldn’t be ignored. Another viewpoint … Continue reading The Definitive History Behind Persona 2: Eternal Punishment (2000)

The Definitive History Behind Revelations: Persona (1996)

Listen To The Soundtrack ⇣ In The Beginning… Style. It’s a certain aspect that any video game series develops over time. Whether it be inventing a revolutionary gameplay mechanic, creating its own radical art design, or composing an iconic score that … Continue reading The Definitive History Behind Revelations: Persona (1996)

The Definitive History Behind Zelda II: The Adventure Link (1987)

Listen To The Soundtrack ⇣ In The Beginning… Zelda. Several years before the originals release the simple utterance of such a name would not have the same impact that it does today. Thoughts of grand adventures, hidden secrets, and devious monsters … Continue reading The Definitive History Behind Zelda II: The Adventure Link (1987)

The Definitive History Behind Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of the Valentia (2017)

Listen To The Soundtrack ⇣ A Side Story No More With the success of Fire Emblem Fates riding on their backs, even if many were left unsatisfied by the experience, Intelligent Systems went forward determined to continue this trend. The Fire … Continue reading The Definitive History Behind Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of the Valentia (2017)

The Definitive History Behind Pokémon X and Y (2013)

Listen To The Soundtrack ⇣ In The Beginning… Innovation. It’s a concept that any franchise has to inevitably contend with. If you continue to churn out virtually the same experience over and over again, with no differences whatsoever, your audience may … Continue reading The Definitive History Behind Pokémon X and Y (2013)

The Definitive History Behind Pokémon Diamond and Pearl (2006)

Listen To The Soundtrack ⇣ In The Beginning… After working for over a decade on anything, things start to change. You run out of new ideas, try to rehash the old ones, and look everywhere for the magic your creation once … Continue reading The Definitive History Behind Pokémon Diamond and Pearl (2006)

The Definitive History Behind The Original Legend of Zelda (1986)

Listen To The Soundtrack ⇣ In The Beginning… Adventure can be found anywhere in life. You can find it in something as ordinary as your walk to work, as grandiose as the natural landscapes that surround us, or as minute as … Continue reading The Definitive History Behind The Original Legend of Zelda (1986)