Hakuoki Edo Blossoms Review – “Give Him Blood” (PS Vita)

For those unfamiliar, Hakuoki is a visual novel series that re-imagines the real life historical figures of the Shinsengumi as handsome and pretty anime boys that you can romance. Playing as a young woman looking for her missing father, you fall under their protection as you are swept up in the events of history.   Once […]Read More

Dragon Quest XI Flies West This September, is Enhanced Version

Because dragons fly, geddit? Square Enix have just announced a western release date for Dragon Quest XI. It’ll be coming to the west for both PlayStation 4 and Steam on 4th September 2018. It’s been a long time since the last main Dragon Quest game, and everyone has been loving this new one in Japan […]Read More

PlataGO! Super Platform Game Maker is Out Now on Early

Everyone out there who plays games has at one point thought “I would like to make one of these” — but coding is hard. There have been a few drag and drop tools out there like the fantastic RPG Maker, but now PlataGO! is stepping up to do the same for platformers on Switch, PS4, […]Read More

The 25th Ward Review – Revive the Past (PS4)

Previously a “phantom game”, the initially Japanese exclusive The 25th Ward hasn’t been available anywhere at all for quite some time. The reason? This follow-up to PS1 visual novel The Silver Case was a now-undistributable  2005 mobile phone game — with this full remake making it available again, and for the first time for the […]Read More

Aksys Announce “Summer of Mystery”: 3 Otome Games Releasing Over

And you know they’re all good because they made our 2018 Otome list! Dubbing the months the “Summer of Mystery”, Aksys have announced release months for otome titles Psychedelica of the Black Butterfly,  7’sCarlet, and Psychedelica of the Ashen Hawk as April, May, and June respectively in NA for Vita (hang tight, EU).   1000 collector’s pins are […]Read More

Mob Psycho 100 Season 2 Announced

During the event for the recent movie re-cut of Mob Psycho 100’s first season — Mob Psycho 100 REIGEN — animation studio BONES also announced a second season of the anime. One of the best anime of 2016, it’s based on One Punch Man creator ONE’s other (actually more primary) manga series.     Studio BONES are […]Read More

Song of Memories Encore Edition Announced as a Rice Digital

You already know we love Visual Novels at Rice Digital, so we’re super pleased to help Song of Memories — an awesome, fresh release — get some love and care in the west in 2018! Introducing to the stage… the Song of Memories Encore Edition!     Pre-order the Song of Memories Encore Edition here! […]Read More

Gal*Gun 2’s Explosive Release Set for April

Those eagerly anticipating Gal*Gun 2‘s explosive release for PlayStation 4 and its debut on Nintendo Switch won’t have to wait much longer! Inti Creates and PQube have announced the game will be releasing as soon as 13th April 2018 in Europe, and 24th April 2018 in North America for both formats! Check out the new […]Read More