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Baldr Sky review

The Pathos of a Mecha Pilot Most mecha games only do a serviceable job of conveying what it’s like to pilot a hulking robot. Sure, the expensive hardware setups of Virtual On: Cyber Troopers and ...

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Steins;Gate: My Darling’s Embrace review

Tutturū! Released in 2009, Steins;Gate continues to captivate audiences. Centering on the exploits of teenaged Rintaro Okabe and a band of scientists, the visual novel ingeniously wove elements of science fiction, classic tragedy, and otaku ...

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Steins;Gate 0 (Switch) review

All too often, sequalization is motivated by money rather than any earnest attempt at artistic expression. Perhaps that seems like an excessively cynical perspective, but I’ve seen far too many follow-ups that either offer only ...

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How to Raise a Wolf Girl review

Global folklore is filled with instances of humans endowed with animalistic features. From the Scottish selkies, who shifted between seal and person by shedding their skin, the sailor-ensnaring sirens of Greek mythology, to the swan ...

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Nanairo Reincarnation review

Like quite a few visual novels, Nanairo Reincarnation requires the suspension of disbelief.  Effectively, you become a Sherlock Holmes-type character, flanked by demonic girl-Watsons, when you’re asked by the local police to assist when there’s ...

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The Witch’s Love Diary review

Intrigue abounds in The Witch’s Love Diary, Sekai Project’s recent localization of Qoobrand’s visual novel. Given the inclusion of a sorceress in the title and account of two blissful lovers in the game’s prologue, readers ...

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London Detective Mysteria (PC) review

A Lady’s Return Set in late nineteenth century London, London Detective Mysteria commences with Emily Whiteley’s return to the city. After witnessing the death of her parents, young Lady Whiteley was whisked away to the countryside, missing ...

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