Nights of Azure

Gust shifts gears from its charming, relaxing Atelier series to bring us a game about a lesbian vampire demon fighting to save the world — well, mostly her girlfriend — from the encroaching darkness of eternal night.


Developer: Gust
Publisher: Koei Tecmo
Available on: Windows PC, PS4


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Nights of Azure: Introduction and History - 2015’s Nights of Azure — or Yoru no Nai Kuni to its Japanese audience — was something of a departure for veteran developer Gust. Primarily known for unconventional turn-based role-playing games with heavy crafting components, a style of game best exemplified by the developer’s flagship Atelier series, Gust opted to step out of their comfort zone with Nights … Continue reading Nights of Azure: Introduction and History
Nights of Azure: Hack, Slash… and Command - Gust, as we’ve established, is a company that doesn’t like to do things completely conventionally. As such, it’s entirely fitting that a Gust action RPG isn’t quite what you’d normally expect from the genre. Nights of Azure is a fascinating game from a mechanical perspective in numerous different ways. Drawing influences from a variety of sources … Continue reading Nights of Azure: Hack, Slash… and Command
Nights of Azure: Narrative, Themes and Characterisation - Nights of Azure is one of Gust’s most mechanically interesting games — particularly in how much it differs from the company’s usual output — but it also has a fascinating, ambitious narrative. Combining a deeply personal tale with a more conventional JRPG-style “save the world” narrative, the overall atmosphere of the game is very distinctive … Continue reading Nights of Azure: Narrative, Themes and Characterisation
Nights of Azure: Sights and Sounds - As we’ve discussed over the course of the last few articles, Gust’s Nights of Azure has a very strong sense of its own identity, both as an individual work and as part of its developer’s catalogue. Every aspect of the game as a whole contributes to this coherent identity: its distinctly operatic, tragic Gothic narrative; … Continue reading Nights of Azure: Sights and Sounds

Other Articles about Nights of Azure

The One-Liner Challenge - Time for a Community tag post! This one looked like a particularly fun one, and after the lovely Irina from I Drink and Watch Anime specifically requested me to do one about games, who was I to refuse? The original tag came from The Awkward Book Blogger and was based around, as you might expect, … Continue reading The One-Liner Challenge
Waifu Wednesday: Lilysse - It may not have escaped your notice that I haven’t done any Blue Reflection-themed Waifu Wednesdays this month. This is entirely deliberate; since the game as a whole is based around the interactions between the female characters, I’ll be talking about most if not all of the major characters when we come to explore its … Continue reading Waifu Wednesday: Lilysse
The MoeGamer Awards: Most Eclectic Soundtrack - The MoeGamer Awards are a series of made-up prizes that give me an excuse to celebrate games, concepts and communities I’ve particularly appreciated over the course of 2017. Find out more and suggest some categories here! Music is a massively important part of the modern gaming experience. As technology has improved, particularly in the storage department, … Continue reading The MoeGamer Awards: Most Eclectic Soundtrack

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