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The Caligula Effect: Overdose Review: Trapped in a Digital World

When ‘The Caligula Effect’ first released in the West in May 2017, responses were mixed. Towards the end of 2017, a ‘plus’ version was announced, promising enhanced visuals, new characters (including a female MC) and an entirely new story route. About a year and a half later, FuRyu (Japan) and NIS America (EU & US),… Continue reading The Caligula Effect: Overdose Review: Trapped in a Digital World

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Chasing the Stars Review: An Out of This World BL Visual Novel

‘Chasing the Stars’ is a Boys Love Visual Novel, released late January this year from indie developers Ertal Games. The game is futuristic steam punk romance, where you play as 22 year old Tirs. Tirs has always dreamed of leaving Earth and exploring the university, and his chance comes in the form of a cloud… Continue reading Chasing the Stars Review: An Out of This World BL Visual Novel

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Shin Hayarigami – Blind Man Review

Shin Hayarigami is a Japanese horror visual novel that was released for PS Vita in 2014. In 2015, a Korean PS vita version was released, and in subsequent years Korean mobile company i-play has released the visual novel episodically. At the end of 2017, i-play released an episode in English, ‘Blind Man’. Unfortunately, the English… Continue reading Shin Hayarigami – Blind Man Review

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MangaGamer’s First Original Title! – Koropokkur in Love

Localisation and publishing company, MangaGamer has just released their own original visual novel. ‘Koropokkur in Love ~A Little Fairy’s Tale~’ is a romantic-comedy with fantasy elements. The story focuses on a female fairy called Asirrera, who becomes entranced with the human world and ventures out to explore it. She slowly adjusts to human life after… Continue reading MangaGamer’s First Original Title! – Koropokkur in Love

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Love Esquire Demo Review – Here For the Girls!

Love Esquire is the latest, and probably most ambitious, gaming project by YangYang Mobile. The Phillipines based company released their first commercial game, ‘The Letter’ last year. The game maintains a 9/10 rating on Steam, and has been on my ‘must play’ list for the last few months. While ‘The Letter’ is a horror-mystery VN,… Continue reading Love Esquire Demo Review – Here For the Girls!

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Lake of Voices Review – Who Will Survive the Long Night?

During my February ‘Indie Developer’ Month, I reviewed the demo for GB Patch Games’ ‘Lake of Voices’. In my review, I talked about how excited I was for the game’s release, and I’m happy to announce the full game will be out on the 28 August, and it will be completely free! The GP Patch… Continue reading Lake of Voices Review – Who Will Survive the Long Night?

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Chronotopia Visual Novel Demo Review – Princesses, Faeries and Intrigue!

‘Chronotopia’ is an upcoming visual novel by French indie developer studio, Träumendes Mädchen. Chronotopia is the studio’s first commercial game, having released a number of short free games over the last few years. At the beginning of the game our character wakes in a dull desolate place, struggling to remember who they are. A young girl… Continue reading Chronotopia Visual Novel Demo Review – Princesses, Faeries and Intrigue!