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Ryu’s Musings – Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds (PC)

Posted on September 7th, 2017 by Ryu Sheng | No Comments

hakuoki-kyoto-winds-boxLanguage: Japanese (Audio), English & Traditional Chinese (Subs)
Developer: Idea Factory
Publisher: Idea Factory
Format: PC
Type: Visual Novel
Demo Box: PC
Synopsis: Romance 12 handsome warriors and the samurai of the Shinsengumi, uncover their dark secrets, and conquer your demons in this historical fantasy visual novel! Your narrative choices unlock multiple branching storylines and 30 different endings!

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Ryu’s Musings – XCOM 2: War of the Chosen (PC)

Posted on September 5th, 2017 by Ryu Sheng | No Comments

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Developer: Firaxis
Publisher: 2K
Format: PS4/PC/XB1
Type: Strategy
Demo Box: PC
Synopsis: XCOM® 2: War of the Chosen, is the expansion to the 2016 award-winning strategy game of the year.

XCOM® 2: War of the Chosen adds extensive new content in the fight against ADVENT when additional resistance factions form in order to eliminate the alien threat on Earth. In response, a new enemy, known as the “Chosen,” emerges with one goal: recapture the Commander. This expansion includes new Hero classes to counter the “Chosen”, new enemies, missions, environments and increased depth in strategic gameplay.

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Ryu’s Musings – Agents of Mayhem (PS4)

Posted on August 28th, 2017 by Ryu Sheng | No Comments

Agents_of_Mayhem_box_artLanguage: English
Developer: Volition Inc
Publisher: Deep Silver
Format: PS4/PC
Type: Action & Adventure
Demo Box: PS4 Pro
Synopsis: In Agents of MAYHEM, you run a no-holds barred operation against a shadowy super-villain organization known only as LEGION and their mysterious leader, the Morningstar. Explore the city of Seoul as a variety of Super Agents to thwart LEGION’s vile plans to take over the world!

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Ryu’s Musings – RPG Maker FES (3DS)

Posted on July 31st, 2017 by Ryu Sheng |

rpg-maker-fes-2Language: English
Developer: Nippon Ichi Software
Publisher: NIS America
Format: 3DS
Type: Game Development Software
Demo Box: New 3DS XL
Synopsis: Ready to become a game developer? RPG Maker Fes makes it easy to develop any RPG you can imagine with no need for programming know-how! Simple, but powerful tools let you bring to life the amazing stories in your head! Customize the characters, stories, combat and more to become the next great developer! Then, share your creations and play others with the RPG Maker Player! What story will you share?

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Ryu’s Musings – God Wars Futures Past (PS4)

Posted on June 17th, 2017 by Ryu Sheng |

GWFP_keyart2.pngLanguage: Audio: English & Japanese
Developer: Kadokawa Games
Publisher: NIS America
Format: PS4
Type: T-RPG
Demo Box: PS4 Pro
Synopsis: GOD WARS Future Past is a tactical RPG that explores the untold history of Japan through folklore and tactical combat. Gamers will experience the traditional stories of Japan’s origin through the lens of three warring nations, with a massive expanse of tactical options to develop their strategies from including a myriad of character classes and equipment within innovative and challenging stages.

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Ryu’s Musings – Dark Rose Valkyrie (PS4)

Posted on June 16th, 2017 by Ryu Sheng |

DRVA1_PackArt_PR_2DLanguage: Audio: English & Japanese; Subs: English
Developer: Compile Heart
Publisher: Idea Factory
Format: PS4
Type: JRPG
Demo Box: PS4 Pro
Synopsis: 1929 was the year of the Chimera Virus outbreak. Defend the world from Chimeras as Asahi, the new leader of Japan’s covert military agency (ACID) in Dark Rose Valkyrie. Featuring the talents of Tales of scenario writer Takumi Miyajima and and Tales of character designer Kosuke Fujishima, this action RPG for the PlayStation4 system features real-time combat as well as an overdrive mode to gain the edge in battle. As the story develops, you must seek out the traitor through a visual novel interview system in your unit before it’s too late.

Take the fight into Overdrive! Characters can transform into their stronger split personalities mid-battle, but be strategic – too many transformations will lead to Fatigue. Customise Combos! Customise attacks for each character, and do more damage with Riot Combos. A Traitor Amongst You Depending on your choices, one team member will betray you. Find the traitor in visual-novel style interrogation sequences, and change the game’s ending.

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