I started the week off by diving into a brand new JRPG, being Sega's soft reboot of Sakura Wars on PS4. I'm familiar with the series, having imported one of the games on the Saturn and Dreamcast, though purely for collection purposes. I played a friend's copy of the Wii game for a few hours … Continue reading [WEEKEND GAMING] Steampunk JRPGs, Dangerous Jewelry, and Chatting With Friendos!
Another Friday in self-isolation, yeah? What's on your plate this weekend? For me... SeaBed (Switch) This immaculately-written visual novel has become my current obsession. It focuses on the life of a woman experiencing hallucinations of her former lover, who mysteriously disappeared during a vacation overseas. The story is told nonchronologically, so it's a treat piecing … Continue reading It’s the Freakin’ Weekend! 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
Friday! Video games! Let's talk! I just submitted my last final exam (because "final final exam" sounded weird) and look forward to spending the next three months as far away from college as humanly possible. Time to unwind with some video games. I celebrated early by finishing up Root Letter on PS4, which arrived from … Continue reading It’s the Freakin’ Weekend! So What are You Playing?
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
Now that the cost of PlayStation Plus is up to $60 USD per year, it's safe to assume that we're all hoping for a more reliable, improved online experience, along with a higher quality of incentive titles offered month to month. October is also synonymous with Halloween, so my fingers were crossed for some sort of horror … Continue reading PlayStation’s First PS Plus Lineup Since the Price Hike is Pretty Damn Good.
The folks at PlayStation sure waited until the last minute to reveal their September lineup of incentive titles for PS Plus subscribers. With the yearly subscription cost of the service increasing (for the first time in 6 years) from $50 to $60 on the 22nd, now would be the time to show subscribers the value … Continue reading PlayStation Plus Lineup for September 2016