Into The Hoops Alpha – Basketball Drama Demo Hands-on

Into The Hoops is a basketball visual novel and dating sim indie game.The story of  Into The Hoops is about a high school basketball player named Yuu Kazehaya. Yuu goes to  Taiyou High School and his team won the  regional tournament. Now Taiyou basketball team is now training to complete in the Interhigh Championship which is 45 days way. Yuu is failing in school and the only way he will play is to study for exams. Although Yuu doesn’t care about school and loves playing basketball with his teammates. His childhood friend Yui is worry about him and his grades. Will Yuu focus on his studies or will his future be a slam dunk?

What do you do in the game?

Into The Hoop has a blend of Slice of Life and high school drama in this game. Yuu and Yui is now the only characters to meet in this game. Yuu teammates and members of Taiyou basketball team like Kenji, Mamaoru, Jin, Daichi (team captain) and Emi (team manger).  In the game, you can interact and build relationships with them.  Yuu has money and make sure you spend it wisely. Money could be use to buy food, supplies and etc. In the demo, you up to five days  and experience Yuu school life. The game has limited voice acting but there will be more in the full version of the game.

Continue reading “Into The Hoops Alpha – Basketball Drama Demo Hands-on”

The Cold Case of Noella Bejerot – Detective Visual Novel Hands On

What is The Cold Case of Noella Bejerot about?

The Cold Case of Noella Bejerot is a detective visual novel indie game developed by RockTheClock. I got a hands on experience playing The Cold Case of Noella Bejerot. The plot of the game is Grace Sinclair  just got kicked out of her house by her dad for poor performance at school. Grace has not place to go and needed a job. One day Grace experience a convenience store robbery and a witness to the crime. After being question by a young detective Delilah, she offers Grace a job to help her save the case.  Amaze by Grace intellect in piecing together what happen in the  convenience store robbery. Delilah talks with her boss Lem Yasui to test Grace to see what she has what it takes.

The Cold Case of Noella Bejerot is very different from most visual novel games. There are different paths and routes throughout the game. Crace is  vasovagal syncope which means fear of sight of blood.  Vasovagal syncope mechanic is play apart in looking for evidence. Some evidence have blood on them and cause Grace to faint or lose her employment. Note: you don’t have to look at the bloody evidence but be careful and choose wisely. Highlighted object are important to interact for looking for evidence.

Continue reading “The Cold Case of Noella Bejerot – Detective Visual Novel Hands On”

A Near Dawn – Psychological Difficulties Indie Visual Novel Kickstarter

What is A Near Dawn?

Far-off Daydream Games brings you very dark humorous psychological thriller called A Near Dawn. The plot of Near Dawn is Sam Nichols is a  victim of some disturbing psychological difficulties. Sam takes on cases which he gets into dire situations.  Near Dawn indie game  is inspired by Twin Peaks, Ace Attorney, Broken Sword, Blackwell and  Steins;Gate.  Game graphics is very colorful and using traditional frame-by-frame animation. There are two side of Sam light and dark, depending on the player’s playstyle you can’t back on your choice. Near Dawn includes full-voiced speech and narration for the cast. The game give you more freedom than your standard point and click adventure.

There are over 14 characters to interact with based on personality and backgrounds. Multiple endings are also available throughout the game, whether to save someone dearly or murder a victim your choice. Soundtrack is mix with suspense and mellow just listen down below.

Continue reading “A Near Dawn – Psychological Difficulties Indie Visual Novel Kickstarter”

Oppaidius Summer Trouble – 90s Inspired Ecchi Visual Novel

What is Oppaidius Summer Trouble?

Continue reading “Oppaidius Summer Trouble – 90s Inspired Ecchi Visual Novel”

Crimson Gray – Mental Condition Visual Novel

Crimson Gray  is a indie visual novel that explore characters metal state and condition. You play as a John, who is suffering from severe depression due loss his sense of purpose in life.  John meets a special girl named Lizzie who’s metal state is violent and unstable. John is on a mission to get away from her but John decide to help her. Little to know that Lizzle is a murderer in order to make John happy.  From the plot of the game is Lizzle is a Yandere but John is facing a challenge to help Lizzle or run away.

Continue reading “Crimson Gray – Mental Condition Visual Novel”

The Pirate Mermaid – Under The Sea

download

The Pirate Mermaid is a  fantasy otome visual novel where you can become a hero or villain. Developed by Navigame.media in this game you can become a  legendary pirate, mermaid queen, sorceres and any thing you can think of. The plot of the game is , you are saved and find a sorcerer who will make you a magical contract – with a catch. He’ll transform you into a mermaid to grab the treasure, if you bring him a red vial from the mermaids. If you fail, you’ll be turned into a lobster. The game reminds me of the Little Mermaid and it’s very fairy tail-ish. I think the female demographic will love this and males as well. 

download (1).jpg

Continue reading “The Pirate Mermaid – Under The Sea”

Dies irae ~Amantes amentes~ English Localization Project Kickstarter

Fighting superpower german soldiers

7d6d9f3496b2244e38c974486c29f973_original.jpg

This is the first kick-starter blog post and it’s about localizing a visual novel in english. Dies irae was released in 2007 and it’s was re-release for more content in 2012 for  Playstation Portable and PC. This project is not only want to do a english translation but fund a anime too (aired in 2017).  This is game is a one-of-a-kind urban fantasy battle opera, the plot of the game is these group of high school students fighting against monstrous beings known as the Longinus Dreizehn. Note: the game is spilt into two parts The first part will contain Kasumi and Marie’s routes, while the second part will cover Kei and Rea’s routes, it will take at least 60+ hours to play through the entire story.

download

Continue reading “Dies irae ~Amantes amentes~ English Localization Project Kickstarter”