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Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony (PS4) Review—Truth Versus Lies

Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony (PS4) Review—Truth Versus Lies

A few years ago, I wanted nothing to do with Danganronpa. Its morbid premise—a neon-splattered killing game between sixteen talented high school students—sent chills down my spine. I wondered what joy...
Pillars of the Earth (PlayStation 4) Review - DIY Cathedral 6

Pillars of the Earth (PlayStation 4) Review – DIY Cathedral

Point-and-click adventure games were—for a few years anyway—thought to be products of a bygone era. In an age of online shooters, MMOs, open-world RPGs, and a million and one retro-indie games,...
Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception (PS4) Review - Too Sexy for its Own Good 12

Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception (PS4) Review – Too Sexy for its Own Good

There's no denying that the written word is no longer the most popular avenue of narrative ingestion. Compared to its flashier audio and visual counterparts, textual storytelling demands a higher degree...
Kimmy (PC) Review: The Charms And Hidden Sorrows Of Childhood 5

Kimmy (PC) Review: The Charms And Hidden Sorrows Of Childhood

Kimmy aims to take players back to past memories of summers spent babysitting, caring for younger children even though they were only kids themselves. Under the summer sun, they’ll play games,...
Steins;Gate 0 (PS4) Review

Steins;Gate 0 (PS4) Review

The original Steins;Gate is one of the most highly-regarded visual novels of all time. Its twisting story of time travel and causality is intricate and wildly unpredictable, garnering the game a...
Root Letter (PS4) Review 1

Root Letter (PS4) Review

A girl, an unmarked letter, and a dark secret eating away at seven hearts; the mystery at the core of Root Letter, the latest visual novel from Kadokawa Games, is a...
Kokurase - Episode One (PC) Review 2

Kokurase – Episode One (PC) Review

RPG Maker, as an engine, has a bit of a bad reputation among the gaming community. To be fair, a large portion of the projects to come out of it aren’t...
Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters: Daybreak Special Gigs (PS Vita) Review 1

Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters: Daybreak Special Gigs (PS Vita) Review

Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters is one of the many criminally overlooked gems in the Vita library. While it’s a far from perfect game, and against typical gaming conventions by design, there’s...
A.W. Phoenix Festa (PS Vita) Review

A.W. Phoenix Festa (PS Vita) Review

There was once a time when the idea of “playing” an anime made me weak in the knees. I was an unabashed otaku in my teens, my emergent interest in Japanese...
VA-11 Hall-A (PC) Review 7

VA-11 Hall-A (PC) Review

Larger-than-life experiences are a staple of many games, and for good reason. Nobody is going to raid a tomb, steal a sports car, or shoot a demon in their daily life....
Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness launches September on PS4, Vita and PC

Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness launches September on PS4, Vita and PC

Thanks to the folks down at NIS America, Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness will be localized for the west and released September 13 on PlayStation 4, PS Vita and PC.For readers who don't...
Dungeon Travelers 2 (PS Vita) Review 5

Dungeon Travelers 2 (PS Vita) Review

JRPGs are notoriously difficult to review; even for die-hard fans of the genre. We have a limited grace period in terms of time we can spend playing a game before the...