Death Mark is the first in an intended series of Spirit Hunter games. The game was developed by Experience and originally released on almost all consoles in Japan in 2017. In 2019 Aksys Games released the game in English for Switch, PS4, PS Vita and Steam. You play as a man who wakes up in a mansion… Continue reading Death Mark VN Review & Limited Edition Unboxing
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
Earlier this year, on Valentine’s Day in fact, Otome Romance ( formerly known as Voltage Inc.) announced a brand new game. Ayakashi: Romance Reborn definitely caught the attention of all otome fans, with incredible art, an interesting premise and a kickass heroine. In April, I had the opportunity to interview the game director of the localised Ayakashi: Romance… Continue reading Interview with the Localised Game Director of Ayakashi: Romance Reborn
After the release of Eugen Wainwright in Lost Alice, many fans thought the story was over (including me). This was because when a new character is released, the NTT Solmare often teases the next character in the ‘character selection’ screen. I’ve also noticed a significant dip in the quality of the stories since the Grimm trio.… Continue reading Lost Alice is Moving to Story Jar
I usually aim to post these round ups at the end of the month, however, I’m currently on holiday. It’s kind of hard to keep up with all the happenings, so I figured I’d post this one a bit early and if I miss anything over the next 5 or so days, they can go in the June round up. So, with that explained, let’s check out the otome happenings for May 2019.
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
The Divine Speaker is an upcoming Boys Love visual novel from Two and a Half Studios. I’m really excited about reviewing this demo, as these indie developers are from Hobart, Australia. Yay for Aussie developers! Ok, so on to the actual game. 18 year old Raen’s day started on a high note and then quickly turned… Continue reading The Divine Speaker 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
A bit over a month ago, the highly successful Chinese dating sim ‘Love & Producer‘ received an English release as ‘Mr Love: Queen’s Choice‘. The release seemed to happen overnight, and only in the United Kingdom, surprisingly many fans. As the weeks have gone by, developers Elex have announced plans for a worldwide release for… Continue reading Mr Love: Queen’s Choice – Otome First Impressions
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?