Aksys Games Anime Expo 2022 Announcements

During their Saturday panel at Anime Expo 2022 publisher Aksys Games made a few announcements about some of their existing projects and some new titles! Of course Western otome gamers are eager to see if anything new is on the horizon for us in the coming months and into 2023! So, here’s a rundown of the big announcements from Aksys Games at this year’s Anime Expo!

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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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Touken Ranbu Warriors (Nintendo Switch) Review

Touken Ranbu Warriors is a musou action game developed by Ruby Party and Omega Force, and published by Nitro Plus, DMM Games, and Koei Tecmo for the Nintendo Switch. In Warriors, battle against the ruthless History Retrograde Army with 15 of your Touken Danshi faves from Touken Ranbu -ONLINE- and restore the balance of history.

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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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Switch Indie Games You Should Be Playing

My Switch has become my go to gaming platform, it’s affordable, portable, and it’s the new hub for otome games now that the Vita is officially dead (though it’ll live on in my heart forever). But, what makes the Switch the stand out console for me is the variety of games in it’s ever growing library, which in the last few years has included a lot more indie games. From platformers to RPGs to visual novels, more and more indie titles are finding a home on the console.

There are a lot of games to sort through, which can be a bit daunting, so I wanted to spotlight a handful of indie games I think are worth picking up if you’re looking for something new to play on the Switch!

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