With a swift punch and a loud “BARF!”, River City Ransom made its mark in the gaming world over 30 years ago. Known overseas as the Kunio-kun series, the tale of one strong high schooler looking to save his girlfriend

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In most cases, Japanese-exclusive PlayStation Vita titles stay put in the Land of the Rising Sun, due to the Vita’s short lifespan in the Western world. However, there are cases where titles are rescued and ported to other consoles, in

In anime and in visual novels, there are sometimes stories about schools with curses and mysteries. Some involve ghosts, others hexes from deceased students. In Kotodama: The 7 Mysteries of Fujisawa, the first original visual novel from PQUBE Games, these

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WayForward knows how to deliver a good time, even with the most simplest of mechanics. This is very evident in their Mighty Switch Force! series, which had delivered loads of challenges with a mere simple twist. For those who’ve been

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Sometimes a video game wants you to think that you can leave your brain behind when you start playing it. That’s what I initially was going to happen when I started playing DeadToast Entertainment’s My Friend Pedro, a shooter whose