Review: Hakuoki: Edo Blossoms (Sony PlayStation Vita)


Review by Matt S. Just to get this out of the way first; if you haven’t played the first Hakuoki (Kyoto Winds – my review here) first, don’t think about jumping in with Edo Blossoms. This sequel does give you the briefest of introductions and background as a refresher, so…

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Here’s some more screenshots of Hakuoki, because the boys are just too damn pretty


News by Matt S. It’s only a month away until the release of Hakuoki: Edo Blossoms on the PlayStation Vita, so Idea Factory has released some new screenshots, and we couldn’t resist throwing them up. Hakuoki is, for the uninitiated, a visual novel series set in Japan during the events…

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The Friday Ten: The ten best visual novels of all time


List by Matt S. It has been a really good week for visual novels, with both Chaos;Child and Bad Apple Wars launching in the one week. Indeed, it’s been a really good couple of years for the genre, as localisation outfits have come to realise that there is a market…

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The Friday Ten: Ten games to get you into visual novels


List by Matt S. There are people that don’t consider visual novels to be games, and therefore are not worth talking about or playing. Those people are a little silly, because regardless of whether you consider visual novels to be a game, or something else entirely, a good one is…

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