[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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[REVIEW] Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds

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 a supernatural mystery sound appealing, this is definitely one to keep an eye on.

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

I’m tending to a sick cat while cramming in a major art essay that’s due tomorrow, so let’s just jump right in to it, shall we? What are you folks up to this weekend?

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This Week’s PSN Sale Recommendations

Another Tuesday, another batch of sales over on the PlayStation Store. This week offers discounts on 505 Games and EA published titles, along with various PS2-to-PS4 releases for PlayStation Plus subscribers.

Let’s get down to the recommendations, shall we?

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