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 series that we all fell…

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 found in Kingdom Hearts, Star…

Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls Review

Danganronpa is a franchise that is very near and dear to me. I fell in love with Trigger Happy Havoc when it released on the PlayStation Vita here in North America in 2014. The follow up, Goodbye Despair, was equally…

Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception Review

Sometimes, it takes a while for western audiences to get even the most popular of franchises from Japan. This is the case with Utawarerumono, which released almost fifteen years ago. The only reason we knew of its existence here was…

Operation Babel: New Tokyo Legacy Review

Two years ago, a little game by the name of Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy was brought over to Western shores from NIS America. Developed by Experience Inc., this was not my first introduction to the team that specializes in…

Period: Cube ~Shackles of Amadeus~ Review

Period: Cube ~Shackles of Amadeus~ is a game that has about the same idea of Sword Art Online when it comes to being sucked into a virtual world, with you being the only one who can save everyone. Players need…

Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds Review

Hakuoki: Stories of the Shinsengumi on the PlayStation 3 was actually the very first visual novel I had ever played and is the reason why I love visual novels so much. I watched the anime for Hakuoki before I even knew that these…

A Rose in the Twilight Review

There are certain experiences that just feel right at home on the PlayStation Vita, arguably the best dedicated handheld to date. Roleplaying games, for example, are a natural fit for it as they can be taken on the go and…