Norn9 Last Era Limited Edition Unboxing

You may have noticed, but, I don’t have a review ready just yet for Norn9 Last Era. I want to take my time playing this one, so I’ll get around to finishing the game eventually. However, the awesome folks at Aksys Games did send me the Norn9 Limited Edition and I was able to do a live unboxing over on my Twitch channel.

In case you missed it, you can still check out the VOD on my Twitch channel or you you can watch this edited version over on my YouTube channel!

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News: Norn9 Last Era Now Available on Switch

Norn9: Last Era, the highly anticipated fan disk follow up to Norn9: Var Commons, is available now for the first time in the west on Nintendo Switch™. Each first run copy of the game includes an exclusive set of twelve full-color character cards, and North American customers who order from the Aksys Online Store can also receive a 1.25″ metal pin of the Norn9 insignia, while supplies last.

Norn9: Last Era is also available in a Limited Edition which includes a full color artbook, a 25″ x 15″ cloth poster, a set of 11 vinyl Hiyoko stickers, and an acrylic keychain featuring the chibi artwork as shown in the Fantasia section of the game.

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Aksys Games Reveals Norn9: Last Era Exclusive Card Set

Continue the mysterious journey that began in Var Commons and learn more about your shipmates

Norn9 fans will need both hands to hold the exclusive set of twelve full-color character cards included in all first run copies of Norn9: Last Era, the fan disk localized for the first time in the west and coming to Nintendo Switch™ on August 31st. North American customers who order from the Aksys Online Store can also receive a 1.25″ metal pin of the Norn9 insignia, while supplies last.

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Norn9 Var Commons (Nintendo Switch) Otome Review

Norn9 Var Commons is a sci-fi fantasy otome game developed by Regista and Otomate and published in English by Aksys Games for the Nintendo Switch. This is the second time the game has been localized, the first time being for the PS Vita in 2015. This new port has been updated for the Nintendo Switch console and features an revised localization script (thank God)! Board a mysterious ship and go on a journey with three young women and nine men to uncover the secrets that lie in the Norn!

Game Details

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Norn9 Var Commons Truth End Walkthrough

Official Website: English | Japanese

Where to Buy: Aksys Games | Amazon | Nintendo eShop

Tips for the Route:

  • The Truth End unlocks after you finish all of the Happy Ends for every love interest.
  • After completing all of the Happy ends for each LI a new choice will be added to the common route that will trigger the Truth End.
  • This end has just one CG.
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[International Women’s Day 2018] My Top 5 Otome Heroines!!

Hey Hey Heroes, Travelers, and Wandering NPCs, it’s International Women’s Day! The one day out of the year when we celebrate the achievements of women throughout history… and if you ask me we should be celebrating women every day of the year and not just on March 8th, because we women are out here slaying the game everyday… all day, but, I digress. I could not let this day pass without doing something to celebrate here on Nice Job Breaking It, Hero (busy schedule be damned)!


So, to celebrate, I’m bringing you guys a list of my top five otome game heroines! Yeah, don’t let the lack of reviews fool you, I am still pretty deep in the Otome Games fandom, and I’ve noticed that otome heroines get a lot of flack from the community as a whole. In fact, we’re often quick to make excuses for a “terrible” love interest, who treats the MC like crap, but when we get an MC with “no backbone” we immediately write her off as an affront to feminist ideals and a step backwards for all woman kind… I, myself am guilty of bashing heroines every now and again… but, seriously otome heroines get a tough break, so in order to rectify that I’m spotlighting five phenomenal otome heroines that hold it down in their respective games. It’s hard work dealing with your own personal harem, and these ladies go above and beyond the call of duty.

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Norn9: Var Commons First Impressions Review

Check out my updated review of the 2023 Switch release: Norn9 Var Commons (Nintendo Switch) Otome Review

Norn9: Var Commons is PS Vita port of the 2014 PSP game NORN9 Norun+Nonetto developed by Otomate and published by Idea Factory. The game was later released in English by Aksys Games in 2015. Norn9 follows a group of teen espers as they traverse the globe on their giant Death Star like airship.

Game Details

  • Genre: Sci Fi | Mystery | Romance
  • Rating: ESRB T
  • Developer & Publisher: Otomate & Aksys Games
  • Where to Get the Game: Aksys | AmazonPSN Store
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