VITA Reviews

A sluggish march forward — Dynasty Warriors 8 Empires for Vita review

by 8 months ago

The Dynasty Warriors experience is one that seems best-suited to portability. It thrives in quick bursts of action, occupying your hours with numbing yet cathartic chaos, and tons of replayability …

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Animation Pinball-ination — Zen Pinball 2: Balls of Glory review

by 10 months ago

There may not be many of you out there, but if the things you cherish most in this life are digital pinball machines and Fox Entertainment’s animated programming, life just …

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Bubblegum fighter — Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax review

by 11 months ago

All-star fighting games are nothing new to the genre, because they’re fairly easy to conceive and create. Take any number of cameo characters, define their fighting style (create one if …

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Dance your own dance — Persona 4: Dancing All Night review

by 11 months ago

Never has a game put a smile on my face faster than Persona 4: Dancing All Night. While it’s hard to deny this rhythm spin-off of the RPG series is …

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Tale as odd as time — Steins;Gate review

by 12 months ago

Everyone has that moment in their life they wish they could undo. It can be as major as burning that final bridge with a friend or as minor as not …

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Kiss with a fist — Amnesia: Memories review

by 12 months ago

As easy as it would be to call Amnesia: Memories a simple dating sim, Idea Factory’s visual novel takes out a lot of the catering flirtation expected from the genre …

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Cruisin’ round in space in my 6-4 — Xeodrifter review

by 12 months ago

Lost out in the cold grippings of space, left with only a laser pistol and a limited health support system, most beings would crumble to frightened pieces and remain there …

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Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls — This queenless kingdom

by 1 year ago

Now that Spike Chunsoft has taken players outside of the walls of Hope’s Peak Academy, one would expect a third-person shooter Danganronpa game to feel less enclosed, and for the …

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One flew over the pigeon academy — Hatoful Boyfriend review

by 1 year ago

I once heard the saying, “Love is for the birds,” and interpreted it as a dismissal of the idea that human interaction and emotions could create anything of value. However, …

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This is (not) the end — Lost Dimension review

by 1 year ago

Lost Dimension is, in many ways, a testament to the changes made in JRPG design over the past few years. Madness, paranoia, and a little bit of reading. Unassuming heroes …

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Re;Disappointed — Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth3: V Generation review

by 1 year ago

Games are supposed to be fun.  It’s in the name of the action: gaming, to not work, to not be idle, and to not be bogged down by the mundane …

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Old school dungeon diving in New Tokyo — Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy review

by 1 year ago

At one time to get a full RPG experience you needed to be sitting in front of a TV with a console in front of you. As technology moved forward …

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