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    Review 428: Shibuya Scramble

    Tokyo timehop

    The visual novel genre is a strange beast, a niche corner of gaming that’s littered with some classic narrative experiences and bizarre oddities. Developer Spike Chunsoft is responsible for the lion’s share of popular visual novels on the market, with Steins;Gate and the fan favourite Dangonranpa series. Now it's re-releasing 428:...

  • News An Update for PixelJunk Monsters 2 on PS4 Promises Big Changes

    Arrives tomorrow

    PixelJunk Monsters 2 released to little fanfare earlier in the year, and although isn't without a few issues, still retains the satisfying, deceptively deep strategy that fans know and love. One of the major changes to the sequel is a much closer camera that follows your character across the map, which can make keeping an eye on all...

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    Review PixelJunk Monsters 2

    Man in the wooden mask

    It's been a whole decade since the excellent PixelJunk Monsters paraded onto the PlayStation 3, and in that time, it's been ported to several different platforms. It's one of the best examples of the tower defence genre, with its addictive strategising, charming visuals, and fiendish level of challenge. Q-Games has finally...

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  • News Danganronpa Developer Doesn't Object to Third Instalment

    Jury's still out on direction, though

    You may be busy shooting down the lies of your peers in Hope’s Peak Academy right now, but the developer behind Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc is currently considering a third entry in the murder mystery series. Yoshinori Terasawa, the producer behind upcoming PlayStation Vita spin-off Danganronpa: Another...