Tag Archives: Nippon Ichi Software

A Rose in the Twilight Release Date Revealed

NIS America has announced the release date of its upcoming PlayStation Vita title.

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Yomawari: Night Alone Release Date Announced

Are you looking for a new title to play on your PlayStation Vita? Aren’t we all? Well, Yomawari: Night Alone will be releasing on the PlayStation Store and Steam on October 25th in North America.

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REVIEW – THE WITCH AND THE HUNDRED KNIGHT: REVIVAL EDITION

AWW, HOCUS POCUS

Do you have a thing for scantily-clad witches? What about strawberry blondes with bad tempers and abusive tendencies? Are you a small, vaguely blob-like creature who was plucked out of a dreamscape and forced to fight monsters? If you answered “yes” to any of those questions, I have a game for you! Continue reading REVIEW – THE WITCH AND THE HUNDRED KNIGHT: REVIVAL EDITION

The Awakened Fate Ultimatum Review

NOT-SO-ROGUELIKE

What if God was one of us? It’s been 20 years since the question was asked in that one-hit wonder song by Joan Osborne, and now we finally have the answer! Turns out it involves God crawling through a series of randomly-generated dungeons, bludgeoning the life out of a legion of creatures too cute to be called monsters. At least, that’s how it seems in the new RPG from Nippon Ichi Software, The Awakened Fate Ultimatum. Does it blaspheme the name of the great roguelike genre, or will it convert you to a true believer? Continue reading The Awakened Fate Ultimatum Review

htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary Video Review

Are you too busy to read our official htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary review? Well we have you covered with a video review summing everything up! Check the video below!


 


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htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary Review

FORM FOLLOWS FUNCTION

When it comes to developing and planning video games, the puzzle genre is arguably the hardest to nail. It requires balancing the intellect of your audience with the difficulty of the puzzle — a proper puzzle will give players the pieces needed, challenge them, and bring an “Aha!” moment to tie everything together. While nearly all puzzle games make or break it based on the puzzles, htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary for PlayStation Vita is made artificially difficult by the plodding controls, making for one of the more painful games in recent memory. Continue reading htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary Review