Yuri is a broad term that’s used to describe media which depicts attraction between women. While it’s often associated with representations of explicitness, it also describes works where there’s an implicit or even a platonic ...Read More »
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With titles like ToeJam & Earl and R.B.I. Baseball appearing on this week’s new release schedule, there’s a bit of SEGA Genesis/Mega Drive-era nostalgia in the air. But fortunately, these games complement a healthy number ...Read More »
Typically, visual novels aspire to entertain audiences. Rarely are they used as a tool for self-analysis. That’s not the case with Fiction Factory Games’ Arcade Spirits. Instead of providing a handful of routes to emulate ...Read More »
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Time travel is a popular premise across almost every medium. But like most high-concept narratives, it’s often used as a catalyst for absorbing human interaction rather than an opportunity for scientific speculation. From the comical ...Read More »
Although this week’s release of Bioware’s Anthem might be the most recognized title, it’s hardly the only noteworthy new game. From Dirt Rally 2.0, the PC release of SNK Heroines Tag Team Frenzy, to VR-driven, ...Read More »
There’s a multitude of games built around the hypothetical. Each offers a succinct, moderately thoughtful response to imagined scenarios like apocalyptic situations, or geopolitical predicaments. But Toshima-based Compile Heart habitually digs deeper. From Hyperdimension Neptunia’s ...Read More »
Initially, Song of Memories resembles yet another romantic harem comedy. You’ll assume the role of Minato Kamishiro, a second-year student at the Ouka Acadamy. Reprimanded for ogling an excessively busty rhythm gymnast rehearsing after-school, Minato’s ...Read More »
As titles like Robotron: 2084, Smash TV, and the sum of the Geometry Wars series have demonstrated, the twin-stick shooter can be a wholly immersive experience. Eluding hordes of encroaching enemies, while simultaneously snatching bonuses and monitoring the angle ...Read More »
Undoubtedly, Nippon Ichi Software is fascinated with the type of oral tales once collected and retold by the Brothers Grimm. The Witch and The Hundred Knight, htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary, and A Rose in the ...Read More »