Long Live the Queen Review

Long Live the Queen

Developer: Hanako Games
Publisher: Same as Above
Released on Nov 08, 2013

Long Live the Queen is an anime strategy simulator disguised as a cutesy visual novel. You are the young princess Elodie, who is still grieving the death of her mother, the Queen of Nova. You are next in line to inherit the throne, of a kingdom riddled with political conflicts between nobles and commoners. Can you give her the proper upbringing she needs to become a respectable princess?

Genre: A Strategy Simulation Game

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10 Early Access Games Just Released

Today, I’m going to present some Early Access games published this December. You’ll notice that these title releases haven’t been on the market for very long, which is why there are hardly any reviews on them. They are still in the development and testing phase. Further changes will be made before the full version comes out.

This is a great opportunity to snag a bunch of Early Access discounts through their limited edition special promotional offers. If you are eager to get involved in the current state of their game, then you should give constructive suggestions on the Dev’s community page and report any glitches or bugs you find.

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DRAGON BALL XENOVERSE Review

DRAGON BALL XENOVERSE

Developer: DIMPS
Publisher: BANDAI NAMCO 
Released on Feb 26, 2015

You know the feeling you get when you’re a huge fan of an anime series so naturally, you’re excited to own a copy of the spin-off game? And yet, the game has many shortcomings leaving you ultimately disappointed? Most of the DB fans felt the same when they came across Dragon Ball Xenoverse.

Genre: Fighting Action Game

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Hatoful Boyfriend Review

Hatoful Boyfriend HQ

Developer: Hato Moa, Mediatonic
Publisher: Devolver Digital
Released on Sept 04, 2014

Yes…this was a long time coming. I finished Hatoful Boyfriend awhile back but it truly deserves a special spotlight for its sheer absurdity. Hatoful Boyfriend, the now famous pigeon dating sim, is a favorite among the Let’s Play community. It is the touching story of a human girl enrolled in a school of prestigious pigeons.

Genre: Indie Dating Sim

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Eastern vs. Western RPGs

Eastern vs. Western RPGs:
Cultural Differences that Shape Games

Traveling the vast land with a sword in hand, the warrior walks with a purpose in their soul. The task handed to them is truly one of great importance, and the challenge they face is likely to be a test of their brains, brawn, and battle skills.

Sounds familiar? It should be as it is the core idea of any roleplaying game (RPG for short). These games ask the player to take on the role of an exploring character and grow them into a person capable of accomplishing the mission that is set out before them.

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