[REVIEW] Mary Skelter: Nightmares

 

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.

That’s more or less how the conversation went, and thus, I was summoned here to review Mary Skelter: Nightmares. My name is Kayla, but some of you may know me as @Beltravi on both Twitter, WordPress, and virtually every console out there. I played the game on ‘Normal’, but two other modes are available: ‘Dream’ (Easy) and ‘Horror’ (Hard).

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[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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