Amnesia: Memories is yet another visual novel with amnesia theme. It seems almost silly to say it, but once more there is a good game behind that cliché. This is an otome game and if one is completely turned off by sweet nothings whispered to your ear by androgynous bishounen with soft voices, this game probably isn’t for them. The story also has some serious darker tones which sometimes strongly contradict all the fluffy romance stuff. Continue reading →
I wanted to talk a bit more about SoulSet but I’ve decided to keep my reviews spoiler free, so here’s another post that tells a lot more about the characters and plot. With the plot of this game it’s quite impossible to stay vague about certain reveals, so heavy spoilers ahead. Continue reading →
The protagonist Mariko.
This somewhat short visual novel has an interesting mystery to be solved with a diverse group of characters. The protagonist Mariko wakes up in a basement of a mansion, with most of her memories gone. There are several other people present too, but everyone seems to be hiding something. A magical barrier surrounds the mansion and the group of people have no choice other than work together in order to get out. Continue reading →
The brave knight.
Cinderella Phenomenon is a completely free-to-play romantic visual novel available on Steam. It has incredible quality for a free game and I’d recommend it to all visual novel players who don’t outright hate romantic plots. Continue reading →
I’m a lumberjack and I’m okay.
Stardew Valley was clearly the game of the year 2016 for me. I didn’t manage to finish the review on time, but now that the multiplayer beta is live, I think it’s finally time to write down my thoughts about the singleplayer mode.
This indie gem has done so many things so well, it doesn’t really matter that it basically just combines things from the earlier famous titles of the genre. There is no need to always make something huge or explosively innovative, when one can combine all of the good stuff into a package that feels like the best thing ever. Continue reading →
Sometimes life sucks.
Cinders is a visual novel that tells the story of Cinderella with a feminist twist. Cinders does not wait around to be saved by her fairy godmother and the prince, she’s going to change her life by herself. Continue reading →
The Confines of the Crown was mostly a joyride of funny characters and plot twists, but there were still many things that bugged me – things I would have done differently myself. I’ll go through the different main routes in the order I played them myself, commenting on the good and the bad. Continue reading →
A grand ball.
A young and resourceful servant of a prince gets tangled in kidnapping, conspiracy, family secrets and romance in this otome visual novel. The story includes interesting themes of gender and human impairments while providing several romantic interests and intriguing enough mystery for the player to solve. Continue reading →
Old People Make the Cutest Couples
Myy using the awesome self cleaning litter box.
It was just Wilma now, and two cats. The second boyfriend had been another massive disappointment. The dude actually got married to another person while seeing Wilma. There was a big fight, but it was so shocking that no pictures from it remained. Continue reading →
Welcomes And Goodbyes
Another luxurious birthday party-
It was time for the young Dimitri to finally begin his journey into old age. He certainly wasn’t 100% alluring anymore. Mostly it was the random horrible jumpsuit, luckily it could be changed into something less tacky.
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