Games I quit early, 2016 edition

Time for another edition of games that sucked too much to even blog about. Past editions: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 (there was no 2015 edition) Crimson Empire ~Circumstances to Serve a Noble~ (PSP) – Otome game about an ex-assassin hired to protect a noble from other assassins. I detest Quinrose games because they always feature […]

Yuugen Gaisha Brave Company review – Don’t judge a game by its cover

The good news is, the 3DS region-free hack works like a charm. Now you can play games from any region on any 3DS, which is excellent news for those of us eagerly awaiting the release of 7th Dragon III Code: VFD in October. The other good news is that if you like nice-looking covers, there’s […]

Summon Night 4 – A paean to the joys of slave ownership (spoilers)

As promised here are a few words about how much I enjoyed playing Summon Night 4 and how much it scratched my strategy RPG itch so that I won’t be playing another one for a while. Unless I feel like it. Unfortunately with the benefit of hindsight, I’m starting to realize I didn’t enjoy SN4 […]

Atelier Marie, Elie & Anis: Message on the Gentle Breeze – Quick review + screenshots

All right, there’s still time before the interesting matches start, so time for a quick post. And it’s double quick in this case because I’ve already played Atelier Marie, Elie & Anis Message on the Gentle Breeze (Soyokaze kara no Dengon) before, long long ago. I played it quite a while before tackling Atelier Marie, […]

Summon Night Swordcraft Story – Slightly above average (spoilers)

After 10 hours I hope I’m almost done with Summon Night Swordcraft Story, but I have no way to tell. I’ve reached level 33 in the dungeons, reached the semi-finals in the tournament and just returned from Fort Mirana story-wise. It hasn’t been a bad ride, but I’m ready for it to end now. The […]