Phantasy Star Online Episode I & II/Magazine articles

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File Date Source Title and comments
Logo-pdf.svg 2001-xx-xx Neo Plus (PL), "Czerwiec 2001"
Logo-pdf.svg 2001-12-27 N-Zone (DE), "01/2002" "Angespielt"
Preview article.
Cover article
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2002-03-14 Cube (UK), "Issue Four"
Logo-pdf.svg 2002-0x-xx Nintendo: Le Magazine Officiel (FR), "Juin 2002"
Logo-pdf.svg 2002-06-12 NGC Magazine (UK), "July 2002"
Logo-pdf.svg 2002-07-17 N-Zone (DE), "08/02" "Angespielt"
Preview article.
Logo-pdf.svg 2002-0x-xx Consoles + (FR), "Août 2002" "dossier"
Logo-pdf.svg 2002-10-16 N-Zone (DE), "11/02" "Import-Test"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-J 82%   90%
Has separate ratings for single-player and multiplayer.
86
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 2002-xx-xx Play (US), "November 2002"
Review
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NTSC-U RatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Half.svg
90
[Info]
2002-1x-xx Nintendo Power (US), "December 2002" "Now Playing"

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78
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 200x-xx-xx GamePro (US), "January 2003" "Role-Player's Realm - ProReviews"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-U
Graphics: 4 Sound: 4 Gameplay: 4.5 FunFactor: 4.5
85
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 2003-xx-xx G-Force (UK), "February 2003"
Logo-pdf.svg 2003-xx-xx G-Force (UK), "February 2003"
Logo-pdf.svg 2003-xx-xx GMR (US), "February 2003" "The List: GameCube Top 50"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-U 9/10
90
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 2003-02-20 NGC Magazine (UK), "March 2003"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 90% Star Game
90
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 2003-03-14 Nintendo Official Magazine (UK), "April 2003"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 8/10
80
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 2003-03-19 N-Zone (DE), "04/03" "Test"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 82%   90%
Has separate ratings for single-player and multiplayer.
Hit Multiplayer
86
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 2003-0x-xx Consoles + (FR), "Avril 2003" "test"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 93% Mega Hit
93
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 2003-xx-xx Play (US), "May 2003" Review of the game's online features.
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-U RatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svg
100
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 2003-04-15 NGC Magazine (UK), "May 2003" "Phantasy Forum"
NGC Magazine explains how to set up Phantasy Star Online Episode I & II for online play, as well as gameplay and etiquette tips.
Logo-pdf.svg 2003-07-09 NGC Magazine (UK), "August 2003" "Phantasy Forum"
NGC Magazine explains character corruption, duplicate items, and a guide on fighting Dark Falz.
Logo-pdf.svg 2003-08-15 Nintendo Official Magazine (UK), "September 2003" "Game Selector"
Nintendo Official Magazine lists every GameCube game and select Game Boy Advance games previously reviewed under the 0-10 rating system, and re-rates them with the original percentage-based system of older issues.
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 85%
85
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 2003-09-02 NGC Magazine (UK), "October 2003" "Phantasy Forum"
In this edition, NGC Magazine lists the Maximum Statistics for the Hunters, Rangers and Forces.

Xbox version

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Logo-pdf.svg 2003-xx-xx GMR (US), "February 2003"
Logo-pdf.svg 2003-02-12 Official Xbox Magazine (UK), "March 2003" "Incoming: Phantasy Star is Here"
Preview.
Logo-pdf.svg 2003-05-16 Official Xbox Magazine (UK), "June 2003" A review with no rating. The reviewer notes that this is because the magazine staff haven't been able to try the game on Xbox Live yet. The Elite award is awarded regardless.
Logo-pdf.svg 2003-06-03 Electronic Gaming Monthly (US), "July 2003" "Review Crew"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-U 9/10   9/10   9/10 Gold Game of the Month
90
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Logo-pdf.svg 2003-07-10 Official Xbox Magazine (UK), "August 2003" "Play Live"
Reviews the game's online functionalities.
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL RatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svg
100
[Info]


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Books: Phantasy Star Online Episode I & II Official Perfect Guide (2002) | Phantasy Star Online Episode I & II Ultimate System x Story Hen (2002) | Phantasy Star Online Episode I & II Ultimate Quest x Rare Item Hen (2002) | Phantasy Star Online Episode 1 & 2 Settei Shiryoushuu (2003) | Phantasy Star Online Episode I & II Player's Guide: Ragol no Arukkata (2003)
Music: Phantasy Star Online Songs of Ragol Odyssey: Soundtrack Episode 1 & 2 (2002) | Phantasy Star Online Episode I & II Premium Arrange (2004)

Prereleases: Phantasy Star Online Episode I & II Trial Edition (2002)