Dragonball Z, Final Fantasy and Playstation 2
Check out the latest and greatest happenings in the wide world of games.
Super Saiyans are invading the Game Boy Advance. Infogrames has announced that it's working on The Legacy of Goku for the Game Boy Advance. It's gonna be the first in a series of games and it's all about some bad dudes that kidnap Goku's son and end up putting the whole universe at risk.
Square - the guys behind the Final Fantasy movie and games - are doing some serious expanding with their plans for Final Fantasy XI. They're not sticking to just the Playstation. They're planning to make a version for the Xbox and the GameCube as well. They're going to take the game online and let everybody who has a console, PS2, Xbox, Gamecube, whatever, play their game. Sounds like a plan, but what about if you're on a Dreamcast?
Speaking of the Sega Dreamcast, they're already a step ahead of Final Fantasy XI. Phantasy Star Online has been letting people play together across the net for a long time and now the info on Phantasy Star 2 is up. On Sept. 11th the new version will be shipped out and everybody can check it out. It'll have new options, extra stuff and a charge to play. $15 per three months. You can still play the original for free and a limited version of two but it'll take some cash to go the whole way.
Japan is the place to be right now, too. The price of Japanese PS2's just took a dive. Now rather than shelling out $320 US to pick up the lean, mean, black machine you can save yourself $40 US and get one for $280 US. The price drops haven't hit the US or anywhere else yet but keep your fingers crossed for a price drop in November 2001 when the Xbox and Gamecube come out.