Tag Archive: psp

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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EXPIRED Anime & Manga Deals Roundup: Fight Against Cancer Edition

Cancer Ribbons

Groundhog Day was a couple of days ago (early spring is coming!), and Valentine’s Day is just over a week away. But today is also World Cancer Day. I’d like to take a moment and offer my condolences to everyone who has lost someone to to cancer, and my thoughts to everyone currently battling cancer. I lost my great-uncle to a brain tumor, and my aunt is a breast cancer survivor.

If you save some money today or have so previously, consider donating to one of the many cancer detection, research, and treatment facilities to help battle this awful group of diseases.

With that in mind, on to the deals!

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Game Reviews – Brothers Conflict: Passion Pink & Brilliant Blue

Brothers Conflict Passion Pink & Brilliant Blue

Brothers Conflict: Passion Pink
Brothers Conflict: Brilliant Blue
Otome game
Otomate
Sony PSP / PS Vita (coming soon)

Summary:

Ema’s family has consisted of her, her father, and her pet squirrel. Now her father is remarrying a woman with kids — all male! Ema prepares to move into the building where her 11 new brothers live. With her brothers having a range of ages, careers, and personalities, will Ema get along with her new family? Or will they get along too well?

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EXPIRED Deal Alert – PSN Flash Sale with Anime Games $8 or Less – Ends Tomorrow!

While PSN (US) is constantly having a flash sale, there’s a couple of anime-related and Japanese-related games in this latest sale. View the full list here, and go here to make your purchases. Better hurry, sale ends Monday at 11 AM Pacific!

Some games that may be of interest include:

Arcana Heart 3: LOVE MAX!!!!! (PS3 or PS Vita) – $7.50
BlazBlue: Continuum Shift EXTEND (PS Vita) – $5.85

Fate/EXTRA (PSP/PS Vita) – $4.00
Hakuoki: Stories of the Shinsengumi (PS3) – $7.80
Naruto Shippuden: Un Impact (PSP) – $7.75
One Piece: Pirate Warriors (PS3) – $7.80
One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2 (PS3) – $7.80
Sweet Fuse: At Your Side (PSP/PS Vita) – $4.00
XBlaze Code: Embryo (PS3 or PS Vita)

Hakuoki: Stories of the Shinsengumi is  historical fiction, but it features an excellent storyline even if you’re not a huge romance fan. I would recommend doing Hijikata’s route first since it covers the most history. Like HakuokiSweet Fuse is a good visual novel even if you’re not an otome gamer. It has a lot of video game parodies and features a good mystery story. For the latter, make sure you follow the recommended order of Wakasa –> Meoshi –> Mitarashi –> Urabe –> Shidou –> Shirabe –> Secret. (Although you might not want to end with the secret from a romance perspective. I did Shirabe last.) Regardless, both titles are highly recommended for manga (and anime) fans!

FYI, Hakuoki: Stories of the Shinsengumi includes both the enhanced port of Hakuoki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom (which is on sale here for $4) as well as the never-before-released in English fandisk. So pick up the PS3 Hakuoki game unless you only have a PSP or PS Vita. The base game is getting a PS Vita remake, and I’d be very surprised if it doesn’t make it over here. However, the game is well worth $8 in my opinion since it’s two games in one, and I doubt all the fandisk scenes will be in Shinkai: Kaze no Shou, which is due in Japan next month. This version also features the CGs done by the original artist.

So, are you picking up anything during this sale? Or have you played any of these games before and have an opinion on it? Let me know in the comments!

Game Review – Uta no☆Prince-sama♪ All Star After Secret

Uta no Prince-sama All Star After Secret PSP

Uta no☆Prince-sama♪ All Star After Secret
うたの☆プリンスさまっ♪ All Star After Secret
Otome game
Broccoli
Sony PSP

Summary:

Haruka is a composer who is secretly dating her idol work partner. Haruka and her boyfriend must keep their relationship a secret while also tackling personal and professional issues.

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Game Summary – Kotobuki Reiji Route B from Uta no Prince-sama All Star After Secret

Uta no Prince-sama All Star After Secret Kotobuki Reiji Morning

This is part of a series of summaries of the routes in Uta no Prince-sama All Star After Secret. Heavy spoilers for the game and Uta no Prince-sama All Star ahoy!

Today’s covers Kotobuki Reiji’s Route B. Unlike the other games, the senpai each have two routes, one for each song. Each route has two endings. The first ending is the one you get if your love or music meter is below 80%.

My Japanese is limited, so apologies if I misunderstood anything. If I got something wrong, please feel free to tell me.

Warning: long post ahead! Line breaks correspond with the end of a chapter.

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Game Summary – Ittoki Otoya Route from Uta no Prince-sama All Star After Secret

Uta no Prince-sama All Star After Secret Ittoki Otoya Lift

This is part of a series of summaries of the routes in Uta no Prince-sama All Star After Secret. Heavy spoilers for the game and all previous Utapri games ahoy!

Today’s covers Ittoki Otoya’s route. Starish each has one route with two endings. Note that the routes seem to take place after Debut and not after Rainbow Route in All Star. Both Rainbow Route endings are considered True Love endings, but A is the one you get when your love or music meter is below 80%.

My Japanese is limited, so apologies if I misunderstood anything. If I got something wrong, please feel free to tell me.

Warning: long post ahead! Line breaks correspond with the end of a chapter.

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Game Summary – Ichinose Tokiya Route from Uta no Prince-sama All Star After Secret

Uta no Prince-sama All Star After Secret Ichinose Tokiya Window

This is part of a series of summaries of the routes in Uta no Prince-sama All Star After Secret. Heavy spoilers for the game and all previous Utapri games ahoy!

Today’s covers Ichinose Tokiya’s route. Starish each has one route with two endings. Note that the routes seem to take place after Debut and not after Rainbow Route in All Star. Both Rainbow Route endings are considered True Love endings, but A is the one you get when your love or music meter is below 80%.

My Japanese is limited, so apologies if I misunderstood anything. If I got something wrong, please feel free to tell me.

Warning: long post ahead! Line breaks correspond with the end of a chapter.

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