Let’s Kickstart the Queen at Arms otome

Okay, so this is a Kickstarter project that really doesn’t need assistance anymore. Queen at Arms has already reached and passed its $2,500 funding goal. It’s past the $3,600 point, in fact, meaning it passed the Additional Sprites stretch goal and is nearing the Additional Romance Path $4,000 goal. Which is part of why we more »


TinierMe returns as CocoPPa Play

I admit it – I’m a sucker for dress-up games. Which is why back when TinierMe, a dress-up social networking site with mini-games was around, I jumped on board. Free dress-up time with adorable avatars? Sold! Then it closed for monetary reasons, and I went on to satiate my immature gaming needs with various other more »

Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds Review: Cute girls beat everything up

Title: Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds Price: $11.99 System(s): (Also available on Xbox 360) Release Date: August 12, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Mages (Division2) ESRB Rating: “Everyone 10+” for Fantasy Violence and Suggestive Themes If there’s one good thing about the Vita, it’s that it gives players a chance to be exposed to games that were overlooked more »

Alice in the Heart is a tragedy

Alice in the Hearts is a tragedy Quinrose makes amazing otome games. That is, dating sims for girls. Alice in the Country of Hearts is among their best, so it should have been a triumph when the PSP version was localized and ported to iOS and Android devices as Alice in the Hearts. Alas, instead more »

Gods Will Be Watching devs show players mercy

The new patch for Gods Will Be Watching, titled “the Mercy Update”, adds new modes and difficulties to the brutal game. The first is Puzzle Mode, which allows you to play through the game without any elements of chance changing the outcome. TLight mode makes the puzzles less difficult, and a Narrative mode allows you more »

5 games you need to buy during the PSN Anime Sale

Sales are great, especially on silly things you’d never buy at full price. Things like, oh, I don’t know… anime games! Sony knows what’s up, and has a ton of anime-based or, I guess, anime-esque games on sale for some awesome prices. If you’re a PS Plus member, you get even better prices. Some of more »

Gamescom 2014: Sierra returns with Kings Quest, Geometry Wars

Remember all that mystery surrounding Sierra? Since Gamescom is here, all that proverbial mist has been blown away and the truth revealed. Sierra is back, and will henceforth act as an indie game publisher. And it will jump right back into business before 2014 ends. The new Sierra’s first title will be Geometry Wars3: Dimensions. more »

Comedy Quest: Tears of a Clown

I’ve listened to enough podcasts to know that comedy is a foreboding art: Difficult to learn, impossible to master, and usually involving a great deal of cocaine and depression. It takes a particular kind of person to criss-cross the nation standing in front of groups of strangers and blindly seeking their approval. Why would anyone more »

Remember Robin Williams with Legend of Zelda

Know who was a huge gamer? Robin Williams. His passing is a great loss, and a man of his talent and kindness will surely be missed. So while you’re thinking of ways to mark his passing, don’t immediately thinking turning to his movies and TV appearances are the answer. Instead, perhaps think about games. Robin more »

Playism brings over SRPG Rime Berta

Playism, distributor of various Japanese indie games, has just released doujin strategy RPG Rime Berta. Keep this game in mind, people. The combat scenarios resembles Square Enix’s Final Fantasy Tactics, with multiple classes, a battlefield with varying height and turned based combat. Rime Berta takes place in a fantasy land filled with swords and sorcery, more »

Alice in the Heart brings Alice in the Country of Hearts to iOS, Android

There’s a Quinrose otome game in English! We finally got a Quinrose game! Granted, it means Alice in the Country of Hearts transformed into Alice in the Heart, a title that makes no sense, but that’s okay! Any otome game fan, or reader of the manga will recognize this title. It’s Quinrose’s visual novel take more »

Road Not Taken Review: The Path Less Traveled

Title: Road Not Taken Price: $14.99 (Free with PlayStation Plus) System(s): PS4 (Also on PC) Release Date: August 5, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Spry Fox (Spry Fox) ESRB Rating: “Everyone” I obsessed over Triple Town. I’ve racked up countless hours matching patches of grass, bushes, trees, and buildings, in the hopes of all sorts of high more »