Today we look back at the games of Enix, specifically those that fell between the birth of the SNES and the sweaty embrace of Square-Enix. (We’re saving Dragon Quest/Warrior games for their own podcast.)
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If Enix had an golden age, at least here in America, it was undoubtedly between 1991’s Actraiser and the tragically unloved comedy RPG Robotrek (1995).These were the salad days, when one could walk down to the local video store and pick up a new Enix RPG seemingly every week. Much will be said about Quintet, Enix’s star developer at the time, and their unofficial trilogy, Soul Blazer, Illusion of Gaia, and the JP/EU-only Terranigma.
Alas, all good things must come to an end. Enix “pulled a Wonka” and mysteriously closed their doors to US customers (for reasons we discuss in the ‘cast).