The Steam Visual Novel Fest is in full swing and with it comes a ton of great discounts for some amazing visual novels! If you’ve been waiting to snag some of these games, now is the time to take advantage of these great deals! The event runs from August 7 through August 14 at 10am PT.
While it can be a pain searching through Steam’s extensive catalogue of titles, doing so can unearth some true indie gems! So, here are some indie romance visual novels I think are worth checking out!
Happy Yaoi Day! That’s right, it’s August 1st, a day of celebration for boys’ love fans, but what makes this day special.
Well, August 1st is celebrated as Yaoi Day because when you write “801“ in Japanese, it can be read as “yaoi”. The 8 can be read as “ya” (や) in the Japanese number “8”, when read as ‘yattsu’ (八つ). The 0 can be read as the western letter “O.” And the 1 can be read as “I” (い). Together that makes Y-A-O-I!!
Well for fujoshi, fudanshi, and fujin it is a day to celebrate our love all things BL! Since I focus on games, I’m going to spotlight some BL games y’all need to play! Like ASAP!
It’s been a week since the Wholesome Direct 2023 showcase blessed us with almost 80 cozy indie games! Like last year I participated as one of the showcases content creator partners, co-streaming the event on my Twitch channel, BlerdyOtome.
There were so many amazing games shown during the presentation, but there were a few special gems that caught my eye! So, let’s take a look at some of the titles from Wholesome Direct 2023 that I’m most excited to play!
Are you looking for something spicy to read to make up for the lack of R18 otome localizations? I got you boo, with these steamy manga reads! Each of these manga titles bring on the heat between the sheets, so whatever you’re looking for you’ll be sure to find something fulfill your desires! So here are some manga recommendations for mature otome gamers!
The release of Lover Pretendis right around the corner and if you’re looking for a cute, lighthearted otome game, you are definitely going to want to give this a go! Aspiring scriptwriter, Chiyuki dreams of breaking into the industry and one day finding her father. When she lands a job as an assistant on the set of a major film she takes one step closer to realizing her personal and career aspirations. As she searches for information about her father a twist of fate has her crossing paths with four men who may have the answers she need. And through a twist of fate she finds herself entangled in a pretend relationship with one of them?! This is a pretend love role, not true love. Can Chiyuki create a script about fake lovers, while not knowing anything about falling in love herself?
Lover Pretend is set to release on December 1, 2022. But, if you’re still on the fence about picking up the latest Aksys Games otome localization, I have five reasons I think you should totally play Lover Pretend!
We are two weeks out from the release of Otomate’s sci-fi otome game, Paradigm Paradox! I know it has pretty mixed views from otome gamers, but you have to admit it has a pretty interesting premise. The heroine, Yuuki is recruited to join a magical girl superhero group and fight against monsters called Vectors. Only, her cute teammates are actually the school hotties?! Kind of a what if I could date the Sailor Stars situation.
Thanks to our friends at Aksys Games I was able to play Paradigm Paradox and there is a lot to love about the game. So, for those of you still on the fence, here are 5 reasons I think Paradigm Paradox is worth picking up on October 27th!
From September 15-18 the 7th annual Game Devs of Color Expo took place, featuring panels, talks, and game showcases featuring creators of color in the gaming industry. This weekend long event was created to uplift and amplify the voices of diverse creators while also giving them a chance to connect with other creators.
As part of the conference GDoC Expo hosts, Gradient Convergent, an event that showcases games and demos from diverse creators. Of course I needed to check it out and I was impressed by the titles included in the event. I absolutely encourage you to check out the full list when you have the chance! But, for now here are some of the games that caught my eye!
It’s no secret that I am a lover of boys love media and on this sacred day, I wanted to spotlight some of the boys love visual novels you absolutely need to play. So if you consider yourself a fujoshi, fudanshi, or fujin, you do not want to miss out on these visual novels!
The Wholesome Direct 2022 showcase dropped this past weekend and with it a whole host of upcoming indie games! This year I participated as one of the Wholesome Games content creator partners by co-streaming the event on my Twitch channel, and y’all I was blown away by all the amazing games on the horizon! But, just in case you missed my live reactions, here are some of the games that I am most excited for from the Wholesome Direct 2022!
As we navigate the demands of our everyday lives, most of us are looking for ways to relax and unwind. Between the hustle and bustle of modern living, it can be hard to set aside time for self care. But, its important to take a few moments for yourself. And what better way to relax than with some cozy games.
In an industry full of intense competitive games, sometimes gamers are looking for something chill to lose themselves in. So I’ve compiled a list of relaxing cozy games you can curl up with during your day.