Review by Clark A. Dungeon crawlers have a reputation for being daunting, often unfair experiences. Based on MeiQ’s subtitle, you’d expect a game in the same vein as Etrian Odyssey; a punishing but rewarding roguelike loaded with thrilling randomness at every turn. In actuality, MeiQ represents one of the cosiest,…

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Review: A.W.: Phoenix Festa (Sony PlayStation Vita)


Review by Clark A. The recently aired The Asterisk War anime did not strike me as a modern classic. It’s a largely conventional battle-infused harem show and leans on the cliché personalities of its heroines. Nevertheless, there are some twists along the way and it goes down nicely as a…

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Gust’s Yoru no Nai Kuni coming to Europe courtesy of Koei Tecmo… oh, and it also announced Atelier Escha & Logy Plus


It’s a downright Gustathon in advance of next week’s Paris Games Show! Related reading: Gust’s Yoru no Nai Kuni is, unsurprisingly, gorgeous. Yoru no Nai Kuni (“Land of No Night”) will become Nights of Azure when it is released in Europe on April 4, 2016. Take note though, it is…

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Interview: Media Molecule’s Siobhan Reddy on creativity, community, and chemistry


There are few women more prominent in the games industry than Media Molecule’s Siobhan Reddy. There are even fewer people in the industry who advocate for a more pure sense of creativity. Based in the UK, she was Australian raised, and her prominence has been recognised by both nations –…

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