Review – Debris (Steam)

Debris is an interesting title that came across the ethereal wooden surface of my existential desk not too long ago. I finally had time to play through it today, and while walking simulator is a definite genre at this point,…

Upcoming Aksys Otome Mystery Games Include Bonus Items

A while back, Aksys announced that they would localize 7’scarlet, Psychedelica of the Black Butterfly, and Psychedelica of the Ashen Hawk. More recently, they have revealed that these games will come with bonus items. Each physical copy of these mystery visual novels will…

Review: A Case of Distrust (Steam)

Introduction I like detective stories and video game adaptations of crime novels. It’s no secret that my favorite game of all time is LA Noire and that my nickname is a wordplay on one of Agatha Christie’s most elusive antagonists,…

The Unseen Review: Low Budget Mystery That Never Quite Works

There are movies where the less you know about them beforehand, the better the experience is. That is certainly the case with Journeyman (out in March), and as I watched the first act of The Unseen, I believed that it…

The Nonary Games Gets a Vita Release Date for Europe

Aksys Games are bringing the Vita version of Zero Escape: The Nonary Games to Europe. While the collection of visual novel/adventure game hybrids already released on PS4 and PC earlier this year, the Vita version will not be out in…

Review – Another Lost Phone: Laura’s Story (Steam)

Another Lost Phone: Laura’s Story is the second game in the A Normal Lost Phone series by Accidental Queens. Although this second game in the series shares the innovative puzzle design of the first game, the story being told is uniquely…

Review: Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony (PS4)

Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony is a murder mystery adventure game from Spike Chunsoft. While this is the third main game in the series, the Hope’s Peak arc from previous installments is over and Danganronpa V3 serves as a somewhat fresh…

Review: Distrust (Steam)

Introduction Distrust proved to be a pleasant surprise to myself, in more ways than one. It launched just when I was about to lose hope that a new video game inspired by John Carpenter’s 1982 masterpiece, The Thing, shall ever…

Psychedelica of the Black Butterfly & Its Sequel Will Get English Releases

Aksys Games is localizing Psychedelica of the Black Butterfly and Psychedelica of the Ashen Hawk for North America. They aim to have these otome visual novels available on Vita in 2018. The first game in the series starts with the…

Zero Time Dilemma’s PS4 Port Has Release Dates

Last year, Zero Time Dilemma launched on Vita and 3DS and received a PC port a few days later. Now the PS4 port has release dates for Japan and North America. The game will be available in Japan on August…