Phantasy Star Online
Description official descriptions
Welcome to the first worldwide console RPG!
Features:* Up to 1,000 players per server.
- Real time combat with many weapons from PS previous games
- Create your own character by modifying race, profession, body proportion, hair, outfit, and more.
And you can even play offline if you want.
- ファンタシースターオンライン - Japanese spelling
Credits (Dreamcast version)
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|Director of Product Development|
|Marketing Support - European Product Marketing manager|
|Marketing Support - European Product Marketing Executives|
|Marketing Support - UK|
|Marketing Support - France|
|Marketing Support - Germany|
|Marketing Support - Spain|
|Manual - Senior Design|
|Packaging - Senior Design|
|[ full credits ]|
Average score: 87% (based on 42 ratings)
Average score: 4.0 out of 5 (based on 39 ratings with 1 reviews)
Preeeeeeeetty colors. The graphics were truly well done. There are some good cheats in character creation to ensure that you create a unique body.
Everything else. Even though the graphics were good, it's because there wasn't nearly enough variety in them. You tromped through the same level at least two dozen times before going to the next of three total levels, and the only thing done to make each level different is to switch door locations. The rock-stupid enemy AI gets predictable about five minutes in, the translation was serviceable but not overly skilled, and the music is great until it loops around about ten seconds after it begins. Also, after a promising opening, the story goes on hiatus until the very end.
The Bottom Line
The series had a problem with making dungeons WAY too large for meaningless filler, and this game felt like a single dungeon. Hack hack hack, upgrade, hack hack push button.
Dreamcast · by Vance (94) · 2003
1001 Video Games
The Dreamcast version of Phantasy Star Online appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.
- 2001 – Dreamcast Game of the Year
- 2001 – Dreamcast Game of the Year (Readers' Choice)
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Game added by Brolin Empey.
Game added April 3rd, 2001. Last modified March 9th, 2023.