Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana Review

If you locked me in a room and told me I couldn’t leave until I chose a favorite series that Falcom is responsible for… I’d most likely end up answering with Ys. It’s a tough call between this and The…

Trails of Cold Steel Review

It’s been a long time since a Japanese roleplaying game as refreshing as The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel has been released in North America. Granted, it’s been available on both PlayStation…

Collar X Malice Review

Collar X Malice is one of those visual novel games that offers you a new and exciting twist on your normal love based visual novels. With most visual novels you play more as a damsel in distress who i…

Akiba’s Beat Review

Akiba’s Beat is a follow-up to the 2014 release Akiba’s Trip: Undead and Undressed, which was more or less a beat ‘em up set in Akihabara. Akiba’s Beat, however, is diving more into the realm of being…

The Caligula Effect Review

The Caligula Effect is one of those games that you begin having high hopes for as the start of something amazing. Probably because at first glance the gameplay makes you think of the beloved Persona s…

Valkyria Revolution Review

Valkyria Revolution does an excellent job pulling me in two different directions at the same time. On one hand, I thoroughly enjoyed the game for what it was, being a fan of similar combat systems fou…