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Persona 5 Strikers Has Sold 1.3 Million Copies

It looks like Persona 5 Strikers is a success with gamers.  I enjoyed my first playthroygh of the game. It was shorter than I expected and completed my first playthrough in around 34 hours of gameplay.  My opinions of the game are somewhat mixed but mostly favorable. I originally thought the game would just end up being Dynasty Warriors with a Persona paint job but it really did become a game that can stand on its own apart from both.  I feel like it would have been a lot better had they retained more of the life-sim elements of Persona and mini-games. If I were reviewing the game (which I decided not to), I'd probably score it between a 7.5/10 or 8/10. A highly disappointing late change to the game was removing screen capture ability in the latest Switch update. That's not a huge deal but it is disappointing to remove a feature after selling the game. I took a lot of screen captures for the first 80% of the game and unwisely updated the software not realizing the u

16-Bit Mega Drive Plus (Nomad Clone) From Japan

*UPDATED at End I've noticed a few of these SEGA Nomad clones popping up in the market lately. Generally $100 plus on eBay and around $80 on Play-Asia . Definitely a buy I loosely considered making but they appear to only work with PAL region games which is a bit of a deal breaker for me. The photos I've seen of this particular unit appear to be renders not actual photos so quality is likely a roll of the dice. I do think it would be nice to have a SEGA Nomad clone though.  That was one of my favorite consoles back in the day.  Definitely something to keep an eye on.  https://www.ebay.com/itm/MD-PLUS-Compatible-16BIT-POCKET-Console-Sega-Handheld-Game-F-Shipping-from-Japan-/393109582036?_trksid=p2349624.m46890.l49292 https://www.ebay.com/itm/Sega-Nomad-Clone-16Bit-Pocket-MD-plus-MODDED-Genesis-cartridge-compatible-/392966148683

Etsy Finds: Wonderswan w/ True Backlit Mod $330

Not sure if I'd go up to $300+ on this mod plus the cost of picking up a WC but it's in my Etsy Wishlist. I've always wanted a modded Wonderswan color console and this shop's mods look clean. Link below!  https://www.etsy.com/listing/721160048/true-backlit-mod-wonderswan-color-bandai