[REVIEW] A Rose in the Twilight


A Rose in the Twilight
Developer: Nippon Ichi Software
Publisher: NIS America
Available on: Vita (reviewed), PC
Price: $19.99


A Rose in the Twilight is a dejected and atmospheric fairy tale surrounding the unlikely pairing of a cursed girl and her stone giant companion, as they attempt to flee the castle in which she’s held captive. Its unique aesthetic and gameplay hook pair nicely with the game’s portrayal of blood as a life force, ultimately presenting a memorably gloomy tale that fans of the Brothers Grimm should no doubt enjoy.

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My Thoughts on the Nintendo Switch as a New Owner

I’ve had my Nintendo Switch for a little over a week now, and I’ve spent nearly every ounce of my free time putting it through its paces. I’ve played single-player games offline and spent a few hours online splatting the world with ink during the Splatoon 2 testfire event. I’ve used my Switch docked in TV mode, un-docked in portable mode during car trips, and propped up with a kickstand during marathon sessions of Breath of the Wild from the comfort of my bed.

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It’s the Freakin’ Weekend! So What are You Playing?

Today marks my official last day of the Fall 2016 semester, and boy, what a stressful trip it’s been. I’m actually in the midst of my Film Genre Studies term paper as I write this, but I just needed the break. So you can bet I’ll be spending the weekend unwinding with a good game or three.

What about you folks?

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It’s the Freakin’ Weekend! What are You Playing?

After a busy week at school, due to an exam, a term paper, and the start of a new accelerated class, I’m definitely ready to unwind with a good game or two. I just don’t know which one.

What are you folks getting in to this weekend?

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It’s the Freakin’ Weekend! What are You Playing?

In the immortal words of one John Goblikon, “thank goblin it’s Friday!” I’m currently buried under a never-ending supply of homework, but hopefully I’ll come up for air long enough to dig in to something over the weekend.

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