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Review: The Liar Princess and the Blind Prince

Several days ago, a question came across my Twitter feed asking me to name an average game I absolutely adore. It was difficult for me to answer because I don't very much consider any game I adore to be average. Breath of the Wild's not ave...

 
 
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The original Disgaea is getting an HD Remake, dood!

Nippon Ichi, the company behind the cult classic Disgaea, announced in a stream this morning that the original game would be getting an HD Remake for its 15th anniversary. For those unfamiliar, Disgaea: Hour of Darkness came out in 2003 on ...

 
 
 
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Review: Yomawari: Midnight Shadows

Yomawari: Midnight Shadows begins with a simple instruction: "Focus only on this screen. From this point on, do not divert your eyes from this screen." My initial response was something like, "Suuuuure, okay, game." Six hours later, I reali...

 
 
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Culdcept Revolt gets pushed back to October 2017

During the PS2 days, the Culdcept franchise was one those things that caught my eye, since the idea of having a board game with creature cards sounded interesting. Unfortunately, other titles grabbed my attention so I missed out on playing ...

 
 
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Review: RPG Maker Fes

Every other week, it seems like there is at least one game that comes out that was made from one of those readily available game development software that lets almost anyone make a game. The game creation software of choice is usually eithe...

 
 
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Review: Cladun Returns: This is Sengoku!

I have hit a wall with Cladun Returns: This is Sengoku! No, not a progression wall forcing me to grind my way through poorly designed stages just to move on. I hit that hours ago. The wall I am currently at the base of is the “care wa...

 
 
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Review in Progress: Cladun Returns: This is Sengoku!

It’s been discussed at length that the continued survival of the PlayStation Vita is not to be attributed to the console’s manufacturer but to the niche third-party developers and indies that keep its small but active base engag...

 
 
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Yomawari: Midnight Shadows coming west, on PC as well

Shin Yomawari is westward-bound with a new name, Yomawari: Midnight Shadows. On top of PlayStation 4 and PS Vita releases, it will also hit PC this fall in North America and Europe. I wonder if the name "Midnight Shadows" is related to...

 
 
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Nippon Ichi's new horror tease may be too subtle

Rather than explicitly announce and detail the new project, companies in both video games and film sometimes like to take an indirect approach with horror. Not going as far as Cloverfield, Nippon Ichi Software announced a new horror game w...

 
 
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I'm not sure what to make of this new NIS game

Nippon Ichi Software's new title seems to borrow from Minecraft and 3D Dot Game Heroes. The teaser starts off calmly enough, with characters constructing a nice little house, but then it quickly escalates into an invader (?) leaping up int...

 
 
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Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony comes west in September

At the NIS America event in San Francisco, Danganronpa director Kazutaka Kodaka joked that he was jealous of how well Ace Attorney and Persona sell, but I bet there's some truth behind that. His latest Saw meets Ace...

 
 
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Review: Disgaea 2 PC

Despite sinking many hours into strategy RPGs (SRPGs) as a kid, I've never had a chance to play the Disgaea series. I've seen buddies play it and have casually followed the games as an onlooker, but the timing and console exclusivity n...

 
 
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Disgaea 5 is heading to the Switch

There were several announcements for JRPGs at tonight's Switch event, but one in particular didn't seem to get a lot of hype. Disgaea 5 will be coming out on Nintendo's new platform in a "Complete Edition" that adds several new features to ...

 
 
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NIS names new Vita game after sex with me

The busy folks over at NIS have announced another new game, World’s Longest 5 Minutes, which, well, I've already done the joke in the headline. Mostly because there's little else to say. It is coming to PS Vita in Japan on July 28 and...

 
 
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NIS delays The Firefly Diary's PC release

NIS America has postponed the PC release of htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary. The puzzle game was initially supposed to arrive next Monday, March 14, but is now being delayed until April 25 to give the publisher more time to test the game a...

 
 
 
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NIS teases Criminal Girls 2 localization

Good news for all you sexy anime baby fans out there; it looks like NIS America is teasing a localization for Criminal Girls 2, the follow-up to Criminal Girls: Invite Only. The image above appeared at the publisher's annual press event in ...

 
 
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Here's a new trailer for Disgaea PC

In case you missed it, Disgaea: Hour of Darkness (AKA the Destroyer of Lives and Cruel Devourer of All Free Time) is coming to PC under the name Disgaea PC. Nippon Ichi’s popular PlayStation 2 SRPG was thrown up on Steam last mo...

 
 




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Ive finally overcome a writers block that felt like its now lasted over a solid I wrote over three pages this morning to a slasher novel Ive had planned for quite a while Feels great!

 
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Met a new customer who is a 6 yr Afghanistan army I just get along with military dudes so Plus

 
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One To Be Feared (2016): This is somewhat of a sequel song to Corrupt Leader of the Free I like the piano lead, and the use of horror sounds throughout the

 
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Why wont they make more Quantum Leap?!

 
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