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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

FeatureA game developer's story with Vanillaware's Kentaro Ohnishi

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

FeatureFalcom vs the fans

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

FeatureDariusburst Another Chronicle is still the ultimate trip

I've always wanted a thing called tuna sashimi.

FeatureDeath from Above: The making of Slap Fight MD

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

FeatureA guide to gaming's most valuable treasures

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

The Untold History of Japanese Game Developers DVD review

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

RecommendedYs: Memories of Celceta review

That's pronounced 'eece', adventurer.

FeatureInside Ys

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

BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger

Thank goodness for arcades.

FeatureATEI 2009 Show Report

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

FeatureBattle of Destiny 2008

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