Category Archives: Game Spotlight

Game Spotlight – Shinsetsu Mahou Shoujo (新説魔法少女)

Chiyoko and Haruka live the ordinary lives of schoolgirls, punctuated by strange dreams of fighting terrifying monsters while dressed in strange bodysuits. One day, a strange talking cat creature appears before them, pleading for them to become “magical girls” in … Continue reading

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Game Spotlight – Druidstone: The Secret of the Menhir Forest

In 2012, company Almost Human released Legend of Grimrock, triggering a slight resurgence of interest in party-based first person dungeon crawlers, but by the time Grimrock 2 hit the scenes, the fad died out and thus the company had to … Continue reading

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Game Spotlight: Berwick Saga

“The Berwick Alliance, housed in the centre of the Kingdom of Veria, clashed with the Raze Empire at the country’s borders. Veria’s King Mordias IV fought against the imperial forces, but died heroically in battle. The Verian forces, defeated by … Continue reading

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Game Spotlight – Gunparade March

“In 1945, World War II was abruptly ended when an alien race appeared on Earth and began to slaughter the human population. This alien force, known as the “Phantom Beasts” had effectively taken over more than half of the Earth. … Continue reading

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A Look At: Hexamoon Guardians

Due to its popularity and success, the PSX has had many games and due to the sheer numbers involved, inevitably a good number of them would fade away in obscurity… doubly so for Japanese imports. Hexamoon Guardians happens to be … Continue reading

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Game Spotlight – Night Slave

“Steel Fox: An all-female special squad, highly trained in counter-terrorist combat. Assisting them is the independent, state-unbound corporation Neo Logic, which produces assault suits (mecha) which can be navigated by a skillful pilot. The young female pilot Rei from the … Continue reading

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Game Spotlight: SD Gundam G Generation Series

With the success of the Super Robot Wars franchise as the main “face” of the Mecha Strategy RPG genre, it was inevitable that other companies would attempt to tackle it. The supposed history of the G Generation series is as … Continue reading

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