Tag: Idea Factory

Monster Monpiece Second Opinion

Less Clothing = More Power

Monster Monpiece Review Screenshot

HIGH the deckbuilding and strategic play are deep and satisfying.

LOW tapping a virtual girl's clitoris frantically before stroking the Vita like an erect penis.

WTF Who in their right mind thought these touch functions were a good idea?

Monster Monpiece Review

Rub a dub-dub

Monster Monpiece Review Screenshot

HIGH Clinching a win in a hotly-contested online match when all seemed lost.

LOW The endgame of the single player campaign stretches out foreverrrrrrrrr.

WTF Unimportant NPC's haven't even been afforded the dignity of a pair of eyeballs.

Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory Review

Pretty Soldier Nostalgia

Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory Review Screenshot

HIGH The finale video taking the characters through a brief history of video games.

LOW Stumbling without warning into one (of many) dungeons full of one-hit-kill enemies.

WTF The bonus condition requiring characters to walk 1/8th the circumference of the earth.

Sweet Fuse: At Your Side Review

My Heart Goes Boom, Boom, Boom

Sweet Fuse: At Your Side Screenshot

HIGH Character designs by Phoenix Wright artist, Tatsuro Iwamoto!

LOW Typos in a game that focuses on text.

WTF Wakasa's Japanese voice actor is the same person who voices Eren Jaeger in Attack on Titan?!

Hyperdimension Neptunia mk2 Review

So Much to Not Like, and Yet…

Hyperdimension Neptunia mk2 Screenshot

HIGH "Crap. I thought NIS America's plan was to keep that fourth wall up."

LOW Forgetting the skill commands for a new character so she can't do anything during a battle.

WTF Licking "nubile maidens" who are, like, seven years old? Robot-dude, I think this game's M rating is mostly your fault.

Trinity Universe Review

Hoarding: Netheruniverse Edition

Trinity Universe Screenshot

HIGH Engaging and seldom-tedious role-playing game combat.

LOW Being buried alive under an avalanche of loot.

WTF An extended debate over whether yelling the name of a special attack increases its effectiveness.

Sakura Wars: So Long, My Love Review

Pretty Girls and Mechs? Not as Awesome as it Sounds

Sakura Wars: So Long, My Love Screenshot

HIGH: The dating simulation "Adventure Mode."

LOW: Long battles, followed by even longer boss fights, without a break. (Or a save point).

WTF: The dating simulation is the high point. In a game about giant mech fighting.