This is One giant game of "what the fuck?" played 10 seconds at a time. What is Shutshimi: Seriously Swole? A silly-ass retro-flavored side-scrolling shoot-em-up where you control a buff fish equipped with various weapons and power-ups, but with a serious case of whiplash. The game is played in 10-second intervals, alternating between arcade shmupping … Continue reading [VITA BACKLOG] Shutshimi: Seriously Swole
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?
Friday! Video games! Let's talk! I was ambushed by an awful headache earlier today and it's showing no signs of letting up. Hopefully it fucks off soon, though, so I can get some gaming in. I managed to finish up both Dragon Star Varnir and AI: The Somnium Files earlier in the week and they … Continue reading It’s The Freakin’ Weekend! So What Are You Playing?
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)
The Lost Child Developer: Crim Publisher: NIS America (NA), Kadokawa Games (JP) Available on: Nintendo Switch (reviewed), PS4, Vita Price: $49.99 USD In a world unknowingly inhabited by gods, angels, and demons, you're Hayato Ibuki; journalist of the occult magazine LOST. During a routine investigation at the Shinjuku Station, a black shadow pushes him in … Continue reading [REVIEW] The Lost Child (Switch)
It's the middle of the month, which can only mean a new PlayStation Store Flash Sale is upon us. There are a few worthwhile discounts I wanted to make note of before the sale ends Monday morning, so let's get to it! Starting with Sony's wonderful-yet-abandoned handheld platform, the Vita: Persona 4 Golden - $7.99 … Continue reading There’s a Pretty Good Flash Sale Going on This Weekend for PlayStation Users
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
Friday! Video games! Let's talk! Another Friday is upon us, bringing with it the expected batch of due dates for college assignments. Boo hiss. That being said, I still plan on squeezing some gaming in before Monday rolls back around. Sunday is a wash, though, since we're taking my mom to see the theatre rendition … Continue reading It’s the Freakin’ Weekend! So What are You Playing?
Friday! Video games! Let's talk! I'm not sure if it's due to inclement weather on behalf of Irma or what, but this week has been relatively slow on the college front -- a most welcome surprise. I took advantage of that by figuratively murdering my backlog, while also managing to sink a bit of time … Continue reading It’s the Freakin’ Weekend! So What are You Playing?