Punch Line Developer: 5pb (Steins;Gate, Corpse Party) Publisher: PQube Available on: PS4 (reviewed), Vita Price: $49.99 USD (PS4), $39.99 USD (Vita) From the writer of such acclaimed adventure visual novels as 999, Zero Escape, and Zero Time Dilemma comes Kotaro Uchikoshi's latest tale of... a hero that threatens the extinction of humanity every time they … Continue reading [REVIEW] Punch Line (PS4)
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
Metropolis: Lux Obscura Developer: Sometimes You Publisher: Sometimes You Reviewed on: Nintendo Switch Price: $7.99 USD Bite-sized Reviews differ from our more traditional, full-length reviews in that they’re restricted to smaller titles and, as the name implies, trims the fat in favor of getting straight to the point. What is this game and why should you … Continue reading [BITE-SIZED REVIEW] ‘Metropolis: Lux Obscura’ is an Equally Stylish and Disappointing Match-Three/Visual Novel Hybrid
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
2064: Read Only Memories Developed by: MidBoss Publisher: MidBoss Available on: PS4 (reviewed), PC Genre: Visual novel/point-and-click adventure hybrid Price: $19.99 As a struggling journalist living in the futuristic Neo-SF area, your life pretty much sucks. Your apartment is run down, with walls and milk alike sprouting mold, and you can barely earn a living reviewing … Continue reading [REVIEW] 2064: Read Only Memories
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
I was born in 1981 and spent the better part of my late teens as a recluse. On any given day of the week you could find me in various AOL chatrooms, shooting the shit with internet friends who had slowly become closer to me than the real life ones. There was just something about … Continue reading REVIEW: Cibele