With a body of work that includes salient efforts such as the Zero Escape series, scenarios for visual novels like Ever 17: The Out of Infinity and Remember 11: The Age of Infinity, as well ...Read More »
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Between Shining Resonance Refrain’s Yuma Ilvern, School Idol’s Haneko, as well as the appearance of Two Crude Dudes (no, not Robert and Ryan), this week’s new releases offers a multitude of interesting protagonists. Fortunately, for ...Read More »
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With a new title from Street Fighter II’s designers, Red Faction Guerrilla’s now-gen remaster, and cat girls migrating to Switch, there a number of remarkable games arriving this week. But be sure to not overlook a ...Read More »
Originally slated for a 2014 release, SideQuest Studios’ Rainbow Skies has, at long last, arrived on the Vita, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation 4. A follow-up to 2012’s Rainbow Moon, the title draws inspiration from a ...Read More »
There’s the tacit expectation that franchises will evolve over time. But occasionally, the pressure to advance can spoil an otherwise splendid series when rash ideas or slipshod mechanics are needlessly shoehorned into a sequel. In ...Read More »
In contemporary media, commercial success and artistry are inescapably intertwined. Developing a lucrative, long-term property is just as important as the actual storytelling. As evidenced by the output of Hollywood, book publishers, and the game ...Read More »
With celebrated titles like Lumines, de Blob, Nier, and Minecraft due, this week’s schedule of ‘new’ releases seems dominated by reissues. Beyond these high-profile reprises, retro enthusiasts might be happy to see a few older, ...Read More »