Ys IX: Monstrum Nox Review (Nintendo Switch)

Adol Christin is back, and this time he’s… in prison?! In the newest entry in the Ys series, Ys IX: Monstrum Nox, the follow-up to the well-received Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana, Adol sets on a new adventure. After a series of unfortunate events, he begins investigating supernatural events in his new surroundings. Story Our adventuring protagonist …

Sakura Succubus Review (Nintendo Switch)

Sometimes, you come across a certain kind of game that is unabashed in its theme. It knows exactly what kind of game it is, and there is no shame at all. Sakura Succubus is one such series. After all, what more can you expect from a rated M anime visual novel that is called Sakura …

Eastward Review (Nintendo Switch)

Eastward has had a lot of hype surrounding its release. Developed by Pixpil and published by Chucklefish, the hype around this game grew alongside each trailer, press article, and interview shown. With gorgeous pixel art and beautiful music, Eastward having such a push of support prior to its release makes complete sense. But does the …

The Caligula Effect 2 Review (Nintendo Switch)

The long-awaited sequel to The Caligula Effect is finally available on the Nintendo Switch. Published by NIS America and developed by FuRyu, The Caligula Effect 2 is an RPG that’s been worked on by the Persona scenario writer, Tadashi Satomi. Let’s find out if this game can grip the hearts of fans once again like …

Kitaria Fables Review (Nintendo Switch)

PQube has graced the Nintendo Switch with yet another game featuring a cat protagonist. Titled Kitaria Fables, it’s an action adventure game with farming and RPG elements. Keep reading to find out if it’s worth diving into by reading this review! Story In a world where magic is frowned upon, darkness once again threatens the …

Akiba’s Trip: Hellbound and Debriefed Review (Nintendo Switch)

If the extremely specific fantasy of being a vampire hunter living in Japan sounds enticing, then you’re in luck. Akiba’s Trip: Hellbound and Debriefed is a ported version of the 2011 Japanese title that has made its way to the west for the first time a decade after its release. This game combines camp and …

Azur Lane: Crosswave Review (Nintendo Switch)

Azur Lane: Crosswave is an action shooter RPG joining the long line of Idea Factory and Compile Heart video games. Originally a mobile gacha game, the series revolves around personified boats battling against an alien force known as the Sirens. While there are obvious similarities shared between the mobile and console game, Azur Lane: Crosswave …

Streets of Rage 4 Review (Nintendo Switch)

Between 1991 and 1994, Sega released the first three Streets of Rage games. These side-scrolling beat-’em-ups followed a team of ex-vigilante cops on their mission to take down a shadowy crime syndicate and save their city. Regarded as classics of the 16-bit era, can Streets of Rage 4 replicate the magic twenty-six years later—and resurrect …

World’s End Club Review (Nintendo Switch)

The end of the world has been prophesized in many different ways for thousands of years. Some say it will involve meteors and tidal waves, or catastrophic earthquakes that will rip the world apart. In World’s End Club, you get to experience one version of how the Earth might meet its end through the eyes of …

Dodgeball Academia Review (Nintendo Switch)

Sports RPGs are still a bit of an anomaly when it comes to gaming, even with the popularity of titles like Golf Story and Mario Golf. With the release of Dodgeball Academia by Brazilian development team Pocket Trap, a new contender has entered the ring. And this time, it’s not a game centered around golf, …