As some of you may have guessed, our “shocking” news was that Liarsoft’s Gahkthun of the Golden Lightning is coming to Steam! You can pick it up on Steam in about four hours for 15% off! The content of the Steam version of the game is identical to the version available on our website. The only differences between the Steam Edition and the version available on our site are the inclusion of ratings information a few minor cosmetic changes to differentiate versions. The Steam Trading Cards for Gahkthun also feature some new artwork not found in the game! Continue reading
Some say that the main selling point is the all star voice acting cast, however Tokyo Babel‘s writing is what sold me on it. There was never a wasted actor who only had a few lines because their character was irrelevant. Sometimes the only thing I feel the characters are lacking are their noses in certain poses and CG graphics. Characters that show up in just one route are fleshed out and at times its hard to tell that major side characters aren’t even considered main characters. Even now I can’t decide my favorite character between the heroine Kugutsu Sorami or the side character Camael.
Hello, this is Xarrias, and this is my fifth Tester’s Corner for MangaGamer. Tokyo Babel is our first release from Propeller, and I could tell right off the bat that this was going to be interesting. I’ve always enjoyed seeing Japanese takes on Christian mythology, from Evangelion to Shin Megami Tensei. Notably, this visual novel is written by Higashide Yuuichirou. Why is this name important? Well, after finishing this, he ended up collaborating with TYPE-MOON, writing such works as Fate/Apocrypha and collaborating on Fate/Grand Order. Fate/Stay Night is what got me into visual novels in the first place, so that just made me doubly excited for what lay ahead. Continue reading
Hi ho, editor Ritobito here! It’s hard to believe that The House in Fata Morgana‘s release is finally right around the corner, but here we are, and with a beefy demo for you all, no less. It’s been quite a journey, and if you’ve been following my blatherings on Twitter, you’re already familiar with just how much I personally adore this visual novel. But it bears repeating: this is a truly special VN, and there’s really nothing quite like it. Continue reading