Radiant Tale Otome Review

Radiant Tale is a fantasy adventure otome game developed by Otomate and published in English by Aksys Games for the Nintendo Switch.

Tifalia’s quiet life is turned upside down when she is invited to join CIRCUS, a ragtag group of performers. But when her companions are an excitable dragon, a tsundere clown, a shy magical conductor, a burly acrobat, a furball with a taste for booze, and a ringleader who is more concerned with aesthetic than logistics—Tifalia has her work cut out for her. Can they come together to make a winning performance or will they fizzle out?

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Charade Maniacs Otome Review

Charade Maniacs is a mystery otome game developed by Idea Factory for the Nintendo Switch and published in English by Idea Factory International. Can you trust someone who might be a traitor? A mysterious figure abducts Hiyori Sena, transporting her to a strange world with nine other abductees and welcomes them to a world called Arcadia.

Everyone must act out “dramas” for a chance to escape, all whilst avoiding the trappings of a traitor.

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Skip or Play: Is Charade Maniacs Worth Buying?

The Western otome fandom is currently in the middle of an otome boom! Since February, we’ve seen at least one otome game release a month. Now otome lovers are finding their backlogs filled to the brim with a variety of new game… June has been especially tough, with otome localization giants, Aksys Games and Idea Factory International, both dropping otome games within weeks of each other?!

Aksys’s Jack Jeanne has been a much anticipated release for most in the fandom, in comparison IFI’s Charade Maniacs received a more mixed reception. So, many otome gamers are asking themselves whether Charade Maniacs is worth their time. Well, thanks to the awesome folks at Idea Factory International, I’ve had the chance to play Charade Maniacs ahead of the June 27th release. And I am here to give you a few reasons why you might want to give this otome localization a try (or not)!

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Birushana: Rising Flower of Genpei Launches June 28/July 1 (NA/Europe) on Switch!

Idea Factory International announced during New Game Plus Expo that the otome visual novel game Birushana™: Rising Flower of Genpei will be launching physically and digitally for the Nintendo Switch™ on June 28 in North America and on July 1 in Europe. The Limited Edition and the Opening Movie Trailer also premiered during the NGPX showcase stream. Fans get an exclusive trading card when they pre-order the Limited Edition on the IFI Online Store!

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