A lengthy (and emphatically adults-only) visual novel that combines Lovecraftian horror, giant robots, noir and good old fashioned Japanese tentacles, Demonbane is indisputably a classic of the medium.
Developer: Nitroplus Publisher: JAST USA Available on: Windows PC (18+)
Waifu Wednesday: Al Azif-Nitroplus’ Deus Machina Demonbane is an absolutely remarkable visual novel. Combining elements of Lovecraftian horror and giant robot anime with a generous dash of noir, it is quite unlike any other piece of interactive entertainment I’ve had the pleasure of experiencing. And a big part of that is due to one of its major characters: Al … Continue reading Waifu Wednesday: Al Azif→
Virtual Intimacy-The arrival of relatively affordable virtual reality solutions has the potential to allow us to explore narrative and characterisation in all-new ways — and I’m especially excited to see what Japan comes up with. An oft-cited strength of narrative-centric Japanese interactive entertainment is the sense of “intimacy” it engenders between the player, the protagonist and … Continue reading Virtual Intimacy→
A humble, but mostly less than half-assed, blog of a pessimistic Otaku that was saved by Anime first, Manga then, just to be saved once again by Light Novels and Visual Novels; and thus wishes to share the beautiful world that is 2D. Yet, you will find mostly rants. Also available at 7thStyle.