Penny-Punching Princess takes aim at capitalism in a humorous way, but this action RPG’s satire is too toothless and shallow to have anything of substance to say.
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The Longest Five Minutes take the amnesiac hero trope and turns it on its head to great effect, building a classically-styled, earnest JRPG in the process.
Tokyo Tattoo Girls delivers a beautiful semi-idle strategy game in the vein of Plague Inc., though poor balance often makes it a frustrating endeavour.
There’s rightfully been a lot of criticism of Ys VIII’s localisation, but that’s overshadowed how fantastic the rest of the game is.
Danganronpa V3 has been divisive, and for good reason: it all builds up to a shocking and insightful twist ending, but the road to get there can be a slog.
God Wars: Future Past captures the simple charm of Final Fantasy Tactics like no other game, and uses that to tell a beautiful story of Japanese folklore.
RPG Maker Fes may not have the power or commercial possibilities of its PC bretheren, but it’s still a great, easy introduction to the world of game making.
The Silver Case is a strangely anachronistic adventure game, both dated and ahead of its time, and a fascinating look into the mind of a younger Goichi Suda
A Rose in the Twilight is a dark fairy tale puzzle platformer that’s beautiful, violent, bleak, and uplifting, all at the same time.