Anima: Gate of Memories Review (PlayStation 4)

Anima: Gate of Memories is a Kickstarter project based on the Spanish tabletop RPG Anima: Beyond Fantasy developed by Anima Project. In this action RPG, players control two characters; the Bearer and Ergo, as they attempt to retrieve an artifact known as the Byblos. Despite the ambitions of the development team and their passion to deliver the best product they can, Anima Gate of Memories turns out to be a mediocre experience. While the lore of the world, combined with the decent graphics and sound, turns out to be very creative and combat is surprisingly well thought out, the game suffers from frustrating platforming, a uncooperative camera, a dull narrative and uninteresting characters. In Anima: Gate of Memories, two members … Continue reading

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Sonicomi: Communication With Sonico Review

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Sonicomi is the visual novel and photography simulator developed by Nitroplus+ and published into English by JAST. The title features Nitroplus+’ own mascot character, Super Sonico, as she teams up with the player to become a successful gravure model. Sonicomi, as a visual novel, does a lot of familiar things with the genre, but presents them in a new and interesting manner. Even more, there are some gameplay elements to the story, involving the player actively taking photographs of the character to earn points. As a marketing point, Jessica Nigri stars in the English adaptation of the script, although the original (and preferable) voice actress, Ayano Yamamoto, also takes the mantle of the character in the Japanese voice overs. The … Continue reading

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Gaming PR: New THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIV Team Trailer: CHINA

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When did King of Fighters games go into 3D? — New THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIV Team Trailer: CHINA Sydney, 22nd July 2016 — Team CHINA is hot in pursuit of last week’s team SOUTH TOWN for the highly sought after title, THE KING OF FIGHTERS. All members are just as eager to battle their opponents to gain the right to be entitled as such. Team CHINA introduce themselves with this week’s team trailer for the PlayStation®4 exclusive title, THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIV. Burn to Fight! SHUN’EI Shun’ei is a manipulator of illusions. Due to his mysterious powers, he was abandoned at a young age by his parents and raised as a disciple of Tung Fu Rue. Through Hakkyokuseiken training, he learned to control … Continue reading

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Gaming PR: The very forests of Lordaeron whispered the name… Arthas

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So Arthas is in HoTS and is getting some new skins. — The very forests of Lordaeron whispered the name… Arthas   This year marks the 25th anniversary of the founding of Blizzard Entertainment, and what better way to celebrate this epic milestone, than by casting one of the company’s most iconic characters in a HUGE 3.2-metre tall, 1,814 kilogram, one-of-a-kind bronze statue. The statue is located on the Calligraphy Greenway in Taichung, Taiwan!   To coincide with the introduction of Arthas to the real world, we are also bringing an epic new Mystic Kingdoms Arthas skin and Red Hare mount combo to Heroes of the Storm based on the iconic East Asian hero, Guan Yu! The new Mystic Kingdoms … Continue reading

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Gaming PR: World of Warcraft: Legion Pre-Expansion Patch Now Live!

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Can we please have Vanilla servers back, or at least servers that run until the end of TBC. Heck, even servers that maintain classic mechanics while having all the new content would be workable. — World of Warcraft: Legion Pre-Expansion Patch Now Live!   The World of Warcraft: Legion pre-expansion patch is now live! Get ready for the Legion’s arrival by exploring some of the new content and features, including class mechanic changes, a brand new transmogrification collection system, and the incoming Demon Invasions! For an overview about the Legion pre-expansion patch, check out the survival guide video below.         For an in-depth look into the new content, please check out the extensive patch notes on the … Continue reading

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Gaming PR: Overwatch’s New Hero, Ana, is Now Available on PC

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Ana has been out for a few days now. I played with her a lot on the PTR, and she seems pretty versatile. Really good for stopping enemy ults too! — Overwatch’s New Hero, Ana, is Now Available on PC   New Overwatch hero, Ana Amari, has been available for testing on the Public Test Region (PTR) since her official reveal last week. We are excited to announce that she is now live and playable for all Overwatch PC players, and comes at no additional cost.   Ana is a sniper support, and uses her versatile arsenal to affect heroes all over the battlefield. Her Biotic Rifle rounds and Biotic Grenades heal allies and damage or weaken enemies. Her sidearm’s … Continue reading

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Gaming PR: I AM SETSUNA NOW AVAILABLE FOR PLAYSTATION 4 AND STEAM

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This has been out since Wednesday! Pick it up if you haven’t already! — I AM SETSUNA NOW AVAILABLE FOR PLAYSTATION 4 AND STEAM   SYDNEY, 20TH July 2016 –   Fans of classic JRPG gameplay can now experience the unforgettable story of I AM SETSUNA, available on PlayStation®4 Computer Entertainment System and STEAM® from today.  The debut title from the all-new SQUARE ENIX studio, Tokyo RPG Factory, delivers an emotional story of bravery and sacrifice, along with beautiful art design and masterful character development.   To watch the official I AM SETSUNA -– An Unforgettable Journey launch trailer now visit:   The game follows the story of Setsuna, a young woman of incredible power and inner strength, on her journey … Continue reading

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Gaming PR: KONAMI Announces Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG & PES 2017 at Gamescom 2016

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Wanna play some Yu-Gi-Oh! in Germany for Gamescom? Then the Konami booth is the place for some matches. See below for details. — KONAMI Announces Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG & PES 2017 at Gamescom 2016   Yu-Gi-Oh! and the ‘Best Sports Game’ of Gamescom 2014 & 2015 comes to Cologne   Konami Digital Entertainment B.V. has announced its highlights for this year’s Gamescom, as the publisher showcases Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME, and the eagerly awaited PES 2017 at the Cologne event.   With the show opening to trade and press on Wednesday, August 17th and to consumers on Thursday, August 18th at the Koelnmesse GmbH Exhibition Centre in Cologne, Germany, KONAMI will offer consumers and industry influencers the opportunity to access some … Continue reading

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Gaming PR: Full Steam Ahead: ClockWork Soars to Top 15 Games on Steam Greenlight in Just One Week

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Go team! — Full Steam Ahead: ClockWork Soars to Top 15 Games on Steam Greenlight in Just One Week Come find out why thousands of fans worldwide are flocking to this gorgeous time-based puzzle-platformer. Sydney, Australia – July 19, 2016 – Gamesoft’s debut game, ClockWork, has been upvoted to #13 out more than 2000 games on Steam Greenlight [http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=722177538], achieving this feat in just one week. Thanks to the incredible outpouring of support from fans and the media, ClockWork has amassed thousands and thousands of upvotes, hundreds of notes of support and a thriving community of fans as the Steam Greenlight campaign enters its second week. Gamesoft have begun answering fan questions, as well as posting regular blog updates via … Continue reading

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