Phantasy Star Goes Eternal On Mobage Town

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This winter will mark the entry of a yet another Sega franchise into the social games space. Joining the browser-based Sakura Wars, Shenmue Town on Mobage Town, and Yakuza on GREE, will be Phantasy Star: Eternal Hunters.

 

The neat hook here is that Eternal Hunters will place you in different ingame areas, depending on your location in real-life, detected through your mobile. The game takes place on an unknown planet, where you’ve been sent to gather data that has been scattered throughout, following the crash of a research vessel.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.