In December last year Aniplex launched their own visual novel brand ANIPLEX.EXE. The new brand came with two visual novels as its helm – ATRI: My Dear Moments and Adabana Odd Tales. Yesterday, a demo for both of these games was released on Steam*. Both games feature Japanese voice acting and English, Japanese, Traditional and Simplified… Continue reading Adabana Odd Tales Demo Review
Since the latest Hatsune Miku game was released in Japan mid February this year I have been anxiously awaiting news of a western release. Today, Sega announced that the game will be available on the Nintendo eShop from 15 May 2020. It appears that currently there are no plans for a physical release of the… Continue reading Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Mega Mix Demo Review & Release Date!
I have always loved the idea of farm simulation games. Raising crops and animals from the comfort of your own home – just enjoying the good life, without the actual work. It’s the height of relaxation. But, after trying so many different games, I become so relaxed I get bored! The simple satisfaction of growing… Continue reading Rune Factory 4: Special Review: How Many Hours Have I Played This!?
Morningdew Farms: A Gay Farming Game is the latest project from Y Press Games. I have previously covered their projects My Magical Demon Lover and To Trust an Incubus (demo). In Morningdew Farms you play as 28 year old Cody who has just moved into his run down family farm. Thankfully, his sister lives just next door and is more than… Continue reading Morningdew Farms Demo Review
One of my favourite mobile otome companies, Day7, released a new game at the end of April. In Proposed by a Demon Lord you play as a woman who rushes to catch the last train home. When you get off at your station you’re magically transported to a different world where villagers name you a legendary hero.… Continue reading Proposed By A Demon Lord – Otome First Impressions
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
Steam Prison is the latest otome game from localisation company MangaGamer. The game is by HuneX and Dramatic Create, who released it in 2016 for Windows. In 2017 a PS Vita version was released with an additional route. In the game you play as an 18 year old police officer in a land called the… Continue reading Steam Prison Review: Is it a ‘Steamy’ Romance?
Incredibly popular Chinese otome game ‘Love & Producer’ (恋与制作人) has just been released on the UK Play store in English. The game is from the same company (Alex) as Love Nikki and has welcomed a similar level of success. Fans in China even rented out a giant digital billboard to celebrate one of the love interest’s… Continue reading Chinese Otome Love & Producer Has Been Localised & Released as Mr Love: Queen’s Choice!
Sakura Tempest is an upcoming Boys Love Visual Novel from German indie developers D-KET. The game opens with Shotaro Osaka’s first day in high school, and it’s an eventful one that’s for sure. After knocking over the school’s infamous delinquent, getting scolded by the student council president and reuniting with an old childhood friend, it’s no… Continue reading Sakura Tempest Boys Love VN Demo Review
In December of last year, indie developers Moral Anxiety Studios released their second game, Tales From Windy Meadow. You may remember me mentioning them on my blog, as in February, of the same year, I interviewed them about the game and development process. The game follows three characters who live in the village Windy Meadow, the game… Continue reading Tales From Windy Meadow Game Review