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Tom Massey


Tom is a nomadic traveller, born in the arcades of yesteryear, who eats 16-bit gaming for breakfast and then writes all about it. He'd give his kingdom for a PC Engine and some Oreos.

Featured articles

Feature | A game developer's story with Vanillaware's Kentaro Ohnishi

Making Muramasa, Dragon's Crown, and plenty about Odin Sphere Leifthrasir too.

Feature | Falcom vs the fans

Toshihiro Kondo Takes the stand for Falcom's biggest ever interview.

Feature | Dariusburst Another Chronicle is still the ultimate trip

I've always wanted a thing called tuna sashimi.

Feature | Death from Above: The making of Slap Fight MD

Mikito Ichikawa takes us behind the doors of a forgotten classic.

Feature | A guide to gaming's most valuable treasures

Super bank breakers: the most desirable games on everything from the Dreamcast to the FM Towns Marty.

Review | The Untold History of Japanese Game Developers DVD review

John Szczepaniak's sentimental journey into gaming's past.

Recommended | Ys: Memories of Celceta review

That's pronounced 'eece', adventurer.

Feature | Inside Ys

Nihon Falcom gives a rare interview about its long-running RPG series.

Review | BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger

Thank goodness for arcades.

Feature | ATEI 2009 Show Report

Hands and coins-on at the annual arcade trade show.

Feature | Battle of Destiny 2008

A weekend in the beat-'em-up hardcore heartland.