The new crate-diggers?: What it is like turning old Japanese RPGs for the Genesis into modern classics?

GamePro has a fascinating, but short, interview with a man named Brandon Cobb who’s single-handedly is re-releasing old Genesis titles like Star Odyssey and breathing new life into them. By revisiting classic work, it’s a bit the role that classic soul labels like Now-Again and Numero Group have in terms of inviting the public into the past: 

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