Category Archives: PSV News & Articles

Akiba’s Trip: Undead & Undressed Review

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Written by Milo Fisher

Akiba’s Trip is one of the few whacky Japanese games that ten years ago we would of assumed would never make it across seas. But thanks to the team at NIS, the game has been lovingly localized for European audiences. The downside to bringing these strange Japanese RPGs is that they aren’t going to be everyone’s cup of tea, and Akiba’s Trip may be the hardest game to sell to a mass market. Akiba’s Trip is a free roam RPG that involves running around Japan attacking and stripping vampires.  Yep, it’s one of those games. Read more

One Piece Unlimited World Red Review

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Written by Milo Fisher

One Piece has been going for over 15 years now, and yet has never managed to find a video game genre that fit it. The series would often borrow from other franchises for its video game adaptations (see One Piece Pirate Warriors 2) but would never dare to be original. One Piece Unlimited World Red takes a bold step for the franchise by being the first original title to grace a home system, and it does so wonderfully. Read more

Demon Gaze Review

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Words by Milo Fisher

Anime inspired dungeon crawlers have had a resurgence in the past few years, with series such as Etrian Odyssey and Shin Megami Tensei leading the pack. However there’s always been a running issue with these games in their accessibility and difficulty, often making it hard for newcomers to get into the genre. Demon Gaze, the latest dungeon crawler from NIS America, is no different, but it’s gratifying gameplay and stylistic art design make it a great Vita exclusive. Read more

Danganronpa Review

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Words by Milo Fisher

The success of the “Zero Escape” series has spawned a wide range visual novels to be translated and brought over to the west, with each one trying to stand out from the crowd with their unique features and whacky characters. Danganronpa is the latest of these puzzle visual novels, a game with a style unlike anything else. Read more

Dragon Ball Z Battle of Z Review

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Words By Milo Fisher

Dragon Ball Z is one of the most beloved anime franchises in the western world. The expansive amount of content in the universe just begs to be turned into a video game. Battle of Z is the latest Dragon Ball game to grace our eyes, but is it worth charging you Ki for? Or should you teleport away? Read more

Borderlands 2 hits the portable scene with the PS Vita

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The PS Vita has been lauded as a brilliant piece of technology in an era when gamers are more mobile than ever before. The additional features of staying connected to the PS3 via the cloud has also been highly praised as keeping gamers attached to the games they enjoy. Players could continue their games while on the move, which was a big seller for the portable device. Read more

Sony’s teaser image is a new game from Insomniac

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Yesterday Sony teased us with an image titled “When Worlds Collide”. Turns out, it will be a game made by Insomniac.

Insomniac games have just put up a picture on their Twitter revealing more of the image with the words “Heroes Return” at the bottom.  They also state that there will be a big reveal tomorrow (July 11th) so we won’t have to wait long to find out exactly what it is. Read more

MoreConsole discusses the possibility of Destiny being played on the PS Vita

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Dedicated gamer @MoreConsole is known on youtube for his wacky personality and his obsession with Bungie and Halo. In recent months, his attention has turned towards Bungie’s newest game, Destiny.  Since the game was first hinted at, More Console has been on the front lines bringing fans all the news about  Destiny that exists. With his newest video breakdown, he lays out what could soon be a reality with Destiny being played on the mobile PS Vita. Read more

E3 and Conferences

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E3 is the world’s premier trade show for computer and video games and related products. Tens of thousands of professionals will experience the future of interactive entertainment. The most influential people leading the most innovative companies in the industry attend E3 to see groundbreaking new technologies and never-before-seen products for computers, video game consoles, handheld systems, mobile and social, and the Internet. Read more

Batman: Arkham Origins announced

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Warner Bros. has announced the newest edition to the Arkham series with Batman: Arkham Origins. While the game has not been fully revealed, a few things are known. This title takes Batman back near the start of his superhero career. Before the Dark Knight was the ultimate crime fighter and master detective, he had to begin at the bottom and work his way up. Bringing in villains before they hit the big time will help even the odds against this early Batman. One of these villains is Deathstroke, as seen in the Game Informer magazine cover. Of course Batman still wins. He always wins. He’s Batman. Read more

The evolution of PlayStation

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Sony, has released a series of videos via the Playstation YouTube channel over a 5 day period in the run up to the Playstation announcement to take place today,  20th February. The videos briefly cover the history of all its consoles and games. What do you think? Clever marketing finally by Sony or are they just flexing there muscles at Microsofts direction showing history and heritage? Sound off in the comments below. Read more

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