Developer: Spike Chunsoft Publisher: NIS America Platform: PC (Steam) Price: $29.99
Danganronpa was reviewed due to a code received from the publisher, NIS America.
Danganronpa does something truly fascinating. It features such brutality mixed with utterly goofy antics spliced with various genres including social sims, murder mystery along with a bit of Phoenix Wright courtroom drama for good measure. If this is how good visual novels can be then it should come as no surprise that more titles are making their way across the ocean.
I’ll fully admit to being entirely new to Visual Novels. It is an oddity considering how many video games from Japanese [...]
Title: Love At First Sight Publisher: Sekai Project Developer: Creepy Cute Release Date: May 18th, 2015
Visual novels are an interesting lot, and cover genres as wide and varied as romance, mystery, horror, and more. The game I will be reviewing today fits firmly into the first of those categories as a typical game in which a boy meets a girl, they awkwardly get to know one another, then begin dating after a period of prolonged blushing and hand holding. The key difference that sets Love at First Sight apart from other visual novels about faceless teenage boys pursuing teenage girls is the fact that the girl in question here is a cyclops.
Above you see Sachi, [...]
With the recent release of Tears to Tiara 2: Heir of the Overlord, the gaming press has been throwing the word “visual novel” around quite a bit, which may lead you to ask yourself: “What is a visual novel?” Well wonder no longer, imaginary Everyman, for I will be walking you through this medium that is slowly but surely gaining traction in the west!
Unlike traditional games, which rely on gameplay to convey enjoyment to the player, visual novels are all about the story. Offering up complicated plots and characters accompanied by color artwork, character sprites, music, and backgrounds that serve to offer an experience very different then that of [...]
Aquaplus delivered some new details today on five new playable characters for their upcoming PS3 tactical-RPG meets visual novel, Tears to Tiara II: Heir of the Overlord. The upcoming Aquaplus’ title (localized by Atlus USA) features turn-based strategy, over 80+ hours of gameplay, rich storytelling and elephants. WAR ELEPHANTS.
Descriptions for the new heroes can be found below:
GolyatThe borderlands platoon leader who protects the Gistel River fortress near the eastern border of the Empire. Golyat fights against the savage tribes day and night. He learned of their traditions, and wears the shrunken heads of the enemies that he has [...]