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Neptunia Game Maker R:Evolution – Review

The star of the Neptunia series returns as the protagonist of another game. Or at least, a version of her does. Neptunia Game Maker R:Evolution has the dimension-hopping, bug-hunting ‘Older Neptune’ take the role of company president of a failing game developer. Meeting the Failure Goddesses In a world where goddesses earn faith by releasing […]

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Mashiroiro Symphony HD -Love is Pure White- – Review

Mashiroiro Symphony HD -Love is Pure White- tells the story of romances slowly sparking in winter. This romantic comedy by developer Palette is set in the prestigious Yuihime Girls Private Academy as it trials a merger with a regular co-ed school. This 2024 English release by Shiravune is based on the Japanese 2023 remake, titled […]

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Clover Day’s Plus – Review

Clover Day’s Plus tells the story of Yuuto, a young man who was adopted by a businessman and brought to Japan. It’s a story of childhood promises, reunions with old friends, and forbidden love. While more grounded than some of ALcot’s other titles, there’s still plenty of humor to be found here. The Spark that […]

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Atelier Ryza 3: Alchemist of the End & the Secret Key – Review

Atelier Ryza 3: Alchemist of the End & the Secret Key is the finale of the popular Atelier Ryza trilogy of JRPGs. Having thoroughly enjoyed the previous titles, along with several other Atelier games from developer GUST, I couldn’t give this one a miss. Ryza’s Final Summer Adventure The third title in the Atelier Ryza trilogy opens with […]

Action Anime JRPG Review

Neptunia Sisters VS Sisters – Review

Neptunia Sisters VS Sisters puts not our normal pudding-loving protagonist in the lead position this time, but the goddesses make way for the next generation. Nepgear and the other goddess candidates take the lead here, in a Gamindustri under lockdown. A Changed Gamindustri The story starts with Neptune and the other goddess setting off to […]

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Dusk Diver 2 – Preview | Hack’n’Slash in Taipei

Dusk Diver 2 is finally hacking and slashing its way to consoles in the West later this year. Following the events of the original Dusk Diver, this Action RPG has you take control of Yang Yumo, fighting the forces of chaos and protecting Taipei. To set your expectations, this is merely a preview – not […]

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Tormented Souls – Review | Classic Tricks, Modern Fear

Survival Horror had its “golden age” in the 90’s, following a strict set of conventions and tropes. Tormented Souls, by Dual Effect, aims to utilize the core mechanics of Survival Horror but with a modernized twist. Detailed backgrounds, complex puzzles, limited supplies, and backtracking are all present here. However, Tormented Souls also adheres to the fixed camera perspective […]