Category Archives: PS Vita Reviews

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

LEGO The Lord of the Rings: Review

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Anyone who is a fan of the LEGO video games knows they are a decent puzzle plat-former. The games are aimed towards the younger generations, targeting children to young teens. Built around this premise, the objectives are straight forward and easily highlighted. The games are put together well, the controls handle nicely for the most part, and the formula stays pretty consistent throughout the games. Unfortunately, that consistency is what is slowly killing the franchise. With practically no innovation, the games are becoming a stale repetition with a setting and character roster change. The games may be advertised for kids, but there are a large amount of casual players that make up those sales figures. Eventually, the continuous use of that mediocre formula will simply cause the games to flop, and the time will come when relying on the low expectations of the consumer will be the end of the LEGO series. Read more

Metal Gear Solid HD Collection review (PSV)

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With the release of Metal Gear Solid HD for the Playstation 3 many of those who missed the PS2 outings finally have a chance to see what all the craze is about.  Those who already played those get to re-play them in hi-def at 60 frames per second.  The Metal Gear games always looked great on their respective consoles.  Its safe to say those old PS2 graphics hold up well to today’s standards when plumped into an HD resolution.  Just recently alongside the release of Gravity Rush, Konami released the Metal Gear Solid HD remake for the PlayStation Vita.  As a high population knows by now the games are good.  But how do the controls and style of the game translate to Vita?  Read on to find out Read more

Gravity Rush review

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Gravity Rush was a Vita launch window in Japan title and has been along time coming to the states.  Finally it has arrived and it has delivered.  In Gravity Rush you play a girl named Kat who has a cat that helps her shift the gravity of her body and objects (as well as innocent bystanders). Read more

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