Void Terrarium, also known as void tRrLM(); //, is a roguelike game released by NIS America earlier this month on the Nintendo Switch and PS4. In the game, the world has become overrun by toxic fungi. In a bid to save themselves, humanity retreated underground, but that only delayed the inevitable. You play as a… Continue reading Void Terrarium Review – One Small Robot against One Big World
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!?
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
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
Visual novel localisation company MangaGamer has announced the official release date of upcoming otome game Steam Prison. The game will be released on the 14 February 2019, on both the MangaGamer website and Steam. The game will be available to play on Windows 7, 8 and 10, with Japanese voices and English text. Steam Prison was developed… Continue reading Steam Prison Release Date Announced!
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
DeareaD inc. is a mobile otome company that began translating their games in March last year. Currently, they have 10 otome games available ranging from stories about robots to ninjas! Their games are free, and each day you receive 5 free story tickets, you can upgrade this to 8 story tickets if you watch a… Continue reading DeareaD has released OTOME Romance Box
In July this year, it seemed the impossible happened. JAST BLUE announced the localisation of four Boys Love visual novels, all from the nitro+chiral catalogue. Coming up first, just in time for Christmas, is cult classic ‘sweet pool’, which is currently celebrating its 10 year anniversary. I’ve never had the chance to play any of… Continue reading Interview with Verdelish – JAST Blue, BL Games and Localisation!
Over the next 7 days, MangaGamer is hosting a ‘Moe Day Sale’ for over 30 of their titles. The sale includes yuri, otome, boys love and (of course) moege. It seems with every sale that MangaGamer does the prices just keep getting cheaper. In their June Boys Love sale, Hadaka Shitsuji had a 25% discount… Continue reading MangaGamer is Back with Another Massive Sale!
The last year has been a pretty incredible one for Otome fans. We had the Aksys’ ‘Summer of Mystery’ which saw the release of three otome games, and a number of exciting localisation confirmations like ‘London Detective Mystery’ (XSEED) and ‘Steam Prison’ (MangaGamer). Besides general logistics and their relationship with the company over in Japan,… Continue reading My Otome Localisation Wish List – Let There Be Ikemen!