UZW writes: "When I see bitter Americans write stuff like 'Shining Force Cross is a sub-par game (because it’s not really Shining Force)', or 'I don’t mind that Shining Force Cross won’t ever leave Japan', I know where those guys are coming from. They’re chained to Sega’s glorious past. Modern Sega hasn’t -- and won’t -- create the sequel that those guys think they want. But I’ve actually played Shining Force Cross. And it rules."