I don't think any developer or publisher out there churns out the number of quality JRPGs that the folks at Idea Factory and Compile Heart do at such an alarming rate. Though mostly known on the outside for their hilariously endearing Neptunia series, Idea Factory has graced the PS4 with some excellent stand-alone RPGs over … Continue reading [REVIEW] Dragon Star Varnir
Friday! Video games! Let's talk! Another weekend is upon us and hopefully, you'll find some time to escape the worries of your everyday life with some good ol' gaming. If not, there's always tomorrow, right? October is the spooky season, so my girlfriend and I watched a Let's Play of A Plague Tale: Innocence on … Continue reading It’s the Freakin’ Weekend! So What Are You Playing?
Hakuoki: Edo Blossoms Developer: Otomate Publisher: Idea Factory Reviewed on: PlayStation Vita Price: $39.99 I began playing and reviewing otome over the last few years and one of the first to really grab my attention was last year's supernatural samurai tale Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds. You can read all about it here in my review, but … Continue reading [REVIEW] Hakuoki: Edo Blossoms
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iBQ2ruWT8dU Mary Skelter: Nightmare Developer: Idea Factory/Compile Heart Publisher: Idea Factory International Available on: Playstation Vita (reviewed), Playstation TV Price: $29.99 USD For fans of: Light-hearted dungeon crawlers, JRPGs Brad: Hey Kayla, I got a game from Idea Factory that needs reviewing. It's a dungeon crawler. Me: (Internally screaming with excitement) Me: Sure, I got some time. … Continue reading [REVIEW] Mary Skelter: Nightmares
Cyberdimension Neptunia: 4 Goddesses Online Developer: Tamsoft Publisher: Idea Factory Available on: PS4 (reviewed, releases Oct. 10th), Steam (coming 2018) Price: $49.99 USD For fans of: The NepNep universe, Sword Art Online Before we get started, do me a favor and count to 180. It's okay, I'll wait. Three minutes feels a bit longer than … Continue reading [REVIEW] Cyberdimension Neptunia: 4 Goddesses Online
Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds Developer: Otomate Publisher: Idea Factory Available on: Vita (reviewed) Release date: May 16 (NA), May 19 (EU) The PlayStation Vita's library of visual novels is set to expand next month with the arrival of Otomate's latest otome, Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds, courtesy of publisher Idea Factory. If the thought of romancing pretty samurai boys and uncovering … Continue reading [REVIEW] Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds
The folks at Idea Factory and Compile Heart have been ferociously supporting the Vita with new games over the last few years, the latest of which being another JRPG crossing over their Neptunia series with the Sega Hard Girls. I spent the better part of six hours with the PlayStation Vita exclusive over the weekend, so let's … Continue reading First Impressions of Superdimension Neptune vs. Sega Hard Girls
The fine folks at Idea Factory were kind enough to provide me with one additional code for their upcoming PlayStation Vita release Superdimension Neptune vs. Sega Hard Girls. Naturally, I don't need two copies of the game. Maybe you'd like it instead? If you're interested, head on over to my Twitter feed and follow the directions … Continue reading Want to Win Superdimension Neptune vs. Sega Hard Girls on PS Vita?
Compile Heart and Idea Factory have been showing the PlayStation Vita lots of love lately, supporting the handheld with numerous games in the Neptunia series, as well as the otome (and one of this month's PS Plus titles) Amnesia: Memories. Their upcoming dungeon crawler RPG MeiQ: The Labyrinth of Death hits the Vita the 13th of this … Continue reading Crawl Dungeons and Customize Robots in MeiQ: The Labyrinth of Death
Fairy Fencer F: Advent Dark Force Developed by: Compile Heart Publisher: Idea Factory Available on: PlayStation 4 (reviewed) Acting as more of an enhanced and expanded port of the original Fairy Fencer F on PlayStation 3, Compile Heart's Advent Dark Force is a Japanese-style RPG whose entertainment lies mostly in its combat and leveling systems, rather than … Continue reading REVIEW: Fairy Fencer F: Advent Dark Force