Lover Pretend (Nintendo Switch) Otome Review

Do you like rom-coms? Chill vibes? Well, then you’ll want to check out Aksys Games’s latest Otomate otome localization, Lover Pretend. Get pulled into the entertainment industry with aspiring screenwriter, Chiyuki as she navigates her budding career, life and love! Sometimes a love born from a little white lie can blossom into something real!

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Paradigm Paradox (Nintendo Switch) Otome Review

Take down monsters and find love in Otomate’s sci-fi otome game, Paradigm Paradox, the latest localization from Aksys Games! Join Yuuki, a high school student who after developing powers is recruited to join a group of magical girls to protect her home from monsters.

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Piofiore Episodio 1926 (Nintendo Switch) Otome Review

We’re headed back to Burlone in Piofiore Episodio 1926 the follow-up to Otomate’s popular action packed, Mafia romance otome, Piofiore Fated Memories! Join Lili and the rest of the Prohibition Avengers as they face old enemies and new foes in this intense sequel. Danger is just around every corner and it will take everything these characters have to finally, FINALLY get their happily ever after! With it’s gorgeous visuals, dark storytelling, and compelling characters, otome gamers don’t want to miss out on Piofiore Episodio 1926!

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Amnesia Later x Crowd (Nintendo Switch) Otome Review

Revisit the world of Amnesia Memories with Idea Factory International’s localization of Amnesia Later x Crowd—a fandisc compilation that features new scenarios, fun mini games, and even more opportunities to spend time with your favorites from the first game. Previously released as two separate games Later x Crowd is packed with hours of content to enjoy! Thanks to the lovely folks at IFI, I was able to get a sneak peek at the game and I am here to share my thoughts! So lets dive into my review of the Nintendo Switch release of Amnesia Later x Crowd.

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Piofiore: Fated Memories Review

Piofiore: Fated Memories is wild y’all and I can’t believe I’ve been missing out on all the hype! I mean, who doesn’t want a group of hot Mafia boys fighting over them? So, with its sequel, Piofiore: Episodio 1926 coming out later on this month, I finally sat down and finished Fated Memories! With its intense, action packed story and complex characters, this is definitely an otome game that’ll keep you on the edge of your seat from start to finish. Follow Liliana, as her peaceful life in the church is thrown into chaos, when she is pulled into the conflict between three of Burlone’s most powerful crime families. Delve into the seedy underbelly of the city and get to know the dangerous men that run Burlone, and along the way uncover secrets that could change the fates of everyone.

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Birushana Rising Flower of Genpei Review

Birushana Rising Flower of Genpei is a historical fantasy otome game developed by Otomate and Red Entertainment, and localized by Idea Factory International. Raised as a man, Shanao is the youngest surviving heir of the Genji clan. Despite her desire to live a life of peace, she finds herself drawn into a conflict between her clan and that of the Heike. To bring peace to the world, she will have to pick up her sword and fight, but war is rarely black and white, and she soon learns there’s more going on than a simple feud between rival clans. Genji or Heike? Which side will you choose?

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Kissed by the Baddest Bidder | Ota Kisaki Review: The Guy I Like is an Artist

It’s been awhile since I revisited Kissed by the Baddest, but, with the Switch port this is as good a time as any. So, let’s kick things off with Ota Kisaki’s route. The media just can’t get enough of this talented, multidisciplinary artist and high fashion model. Baba takes notice of his charisma and invites him to get involved in the auction. But behind his angelic artist façade, Ota Kisaki is controlling, deceptive, and hot. And… he bought you.

Available: Google Play | App Store | Amazon App Store | Nintendo Switch

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How to Sing to Open to Your Heart Remastered Review

The third game in Roseverte Games’ the Story of Eroolia series, How to Sing Open Your Heart (HTSTOYH) has been is now available in a definitive remastered edition. HTSTOYH is a cute fantasy visual novel that follows cat-eared princess, Myana as she attempts to bridge the gap between her people (the luccretia) and the citizens of Eroolia with her song.

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  • Genre: Fantasy | Adventure | Romance
  • Developer: Roseverte Games
  • Where to Get the Game: Steam | itch.io
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Variable Barricade (Spoiler Free Review) – First Impressions

In 2020, Aksys Games announced three new otome game localizations for 2021 and of the three titles, rom-com, Variable Barricade is the game the otome community has most been looking forward to playing. Unfortunately while the other 2020 announcements made their debut last year, VariBari‘s localization was pushed back to to this year. Well it’s 2022 and while the game doesn’t come out until February 24th, thanks to the folks at Aksys Games, I’ve had the chance to play the game early and lets just say I have some thoughts!

I’m still playing the game (I’ve completed the common route and I’m partway through my first route), so there won’t be any spoilers (yay!). These are just my first impressions of the game before I get in too deep~

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Kings of Paradise (Nintendo Switch) – First Impressions

Kings of Paradise is a mature romance title from Voltage Inc. Originally released through their mobile story app, Love 365 in 2018 it was later ported to the Nintendo Switch in 2021. When her husband’s cheating puts an end to her marriage of four years the MC finds herself penniless, homeless, and unemployed. But, a twist of fate puts her in the company of a group of socialites who offer her an opportunity to turn her life around. Surrounded by the glitz and glamor of their world, she might find the strength to pick herself up and learn to love again.

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  • Mature | Slice-of-Life | Romance
  • Price: $24.99
  • Where to Play: Nintendo Switch
  • Similar Games: Kissed by the Baddest Bidder | In Your Arms Tonight | Seduced in Sleepless City

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