On 2003-08-12 21:19, K9999 wrote:
Because Fantasy Star was already stolen by M$ and would not sell it out to Sega which is why they have PSO on XBL and Ep3 will come to XBL which then Phantasy Star will be changed to Fantasy Star
Isn't she cute folks?
An interesting idea but I'm certain that's not the reason. The Phantasy Star franchise has been in existence since the megadrive game was created in 87 (released in 8
so I doubt it's an XBL thing. Actually, if you were to attempt to romanize the katakana spelling of the name in japanese it would be closer to "huantashi suta" Because you can't romanize any chinese based languages correctly an exact translation isn't possible. My guess is that someone at Sega America wanted to spell it differently to draw attention. That very well could be a possibility.