Darius in 1987: An Account by Zenji Ishii of Gamest

Former Gamest editor Zenji Ishii posing for a photo that appeared in his interview in the D30 fanzine, to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Darius.

“It’s a game where you can really immerse yourself in the world…I find it challenging to articulate my feelings well. Whether in words or writing, expressing how amazing this game is can be difficult for me.” – Zenji Ishii, Editor at Gamest magazine

Game Center Chronicles Part 2


The location test that Ikeda remembers surprising him was The King of Fighters ’95. It brought in 50,000 yen all on its own, and he was floored by the amount of people who showed up to play it.