Games

Game Review – Uta no Prince-sama Amazing Aria & Sweet Serenade LOVE

Uta no Prince-sama Amazing Aria & Sweet Serenade LOVE

Uta no☆Prince-sama♪ Amazing Aria & Sweet Serenade LOVE
うたの☆プリンスさまっ♪ Amazing Aria & Sweet Serenade LOVE
Otome game
Broccoli / Nippon Ichi Software
PS Vita

Summary:

Despite relationships being forbidden, Haruka and her partner have gotten tentative approval to date. But as the two of them take their first steps into stardom, can they prove that they aren’t just a one-hit wonder? And will their relationship stand up to new challenges?

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Game Review – Hakuoki: Edo Blossoms

Hakuoki: Edo Blossoms

Hakuoki: Edo Blossoms
薄桜鬼 真改 華ノ章 (Hakuoki Shinkai Hana no Shou)
Otome game
Otomate / Idea Factory
PS Vita / PC

Summary:

Japan, 1868. After several years, Chizuru finally returns to her hometown. It’s hardly a happy homecoming: war has broken out, allies have fallen, and the things she’s learned while in Kyoto have shaken her to the core. But despite the growing despair that her once-happy life is gone forever, Chizuru clings to the growing feelings for one particular man…

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Game Review – Uta no Prince-sama Shining Live

Uta no Prince-sama Shining Live

Uta noPrince-sama Shining Live
UtanoPrincesama Shining Live
うたのプリンスさまっ Shining Live
Rhythm/simulation
KLabGames / Broccoli
iOS /Android

Summary:

Help train and lead the members of STRISH and QUARTET NIGHT to stardom! Collect cards to raise their ability levels, match the music to the beat, and watch as the top idols of Shining Agency interact.

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Game Review – Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds

Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds

Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds
薄桜鬼 真改 風ノ章 (Hakuoki Shinkai Kaze no Shou)
Otome game
Otomate / Idea Factory
PS Vita

Summary:

Japan, 1864. Civil unrest has made the capital city a dangerous place, a fact Chizuru learns all too well when she sees men been killed. Captured by Kyoto’s patrol force, Chizuru’s death seems all but certain until both parties realize they’re searching for the same person. But why does the Shinsengumi want Chizuru’s father? And will the fires of war be put out?

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Game Review – Uta no Prince-sama Repeat LOVE

Uta no Prince-sama Repeat LOVE

Uta no Prince-sama Repeat LOVE
うたの☆プリンスさまっ♪ Repeat LOVE
Otome game
Broccoli / Nippon Ichi Software
PS Vita

Summary:

Haruka is a self-admitted loser, but she hopes her luck turns around at the famous Saotome Gakuen. There, wanna-be composers and idols team up in the hopes of going pro. The school has one strict rule: love is forbidden. Will Haruka and her partner manage to make a professional debut, or will their partnership be in jeopardy long before that?

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Game Review – Sweet Fuse: At Your Side

Sweet Fuse: At Your Side

Sweet Fuse: At Your Side
バクダン☆ハンダン (Bakudan Handan)
Otome game
Otomate / Aksys Games
Sony PSP / PS Vita
Out-of-print

Summary:

It’s opening day for Saki’s uncle’s gaming-inspired theme park. Excitement is replaced with fear when someone in a pig suit sets off bombs and takes people hostage. “Count Hogstein” announces the terror shall stop if seven people can beat his games. Saki volunteers, but can she and the others save everyone and unravel Hogstein’s true identity?

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Game Review – Norn9: Var Commons

Norn9: Var Commons

Norn9: Var Commons
ノルン+ノネット ヴァール コモンズ
Otome game
Otomate / Aksys Games
PS Vita

Summary:

Twelve-year-old Sorata suddenly finds himself in what appears to be Japan from 100 years ago. A girl who doesn’t even remember her own name invites Sorata join her on the ship she’s been waiting for. What Sorata doesn’t expect is for that “ship” to be flying in the sky! What is this ship’s purpose, and will Sorata ever return home?

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Game Review – Code: Realize ~ Guardian of Rebirth ~

Code: Realize ~Guardian of Rebirth~

Code: Realize ~Guardian of Rebirth~
Code:Realize ~創世の姫君~ (Code:Realize ~Sousei no Himegimi~)
Otome game
Otomate / Aksys
PS Vita

Summary:

Cardia is cursed with a poisonous body. Anything — or anyone — who touches her skin ends up melting. So, following her father’s orders, Cardia spends her days alone, never leaving her house. One day, soldiers come to take her away, but someone else plans on stealing her first…

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