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  1. eden* Review

    by , 07-22-2015 at 12:53 AM (Karifean's Blog of Visual Novels)
    eden* They were only two, on the planet is a short visual novel by minori. It calls itself "the last love story on Earth".



    Overview

    The plot of eden* follows a military officer by the name of Ryou Haruna who has just been assigned to guard the research facility and residence of Sion, a genetically modified superhuman called a "Felix". Sion uses her abnormal intelligence to develop the ...
  2. Cross†Channel Review

    by , 07-16-2015 at 11:34 PM (Karifean's Blog of Visual Novels)
    Cross†Channel is a visual novel written by Romeo Tanaka. It is often considered one of the most beautifully written visual novels out there.

    This review will reveal the initial setting and structure of this visual novel, both of which could be considered spoilers. If you wish to be completely unspoiled regarding these points, skip this review.



    Overview

    Cross†Channel is set in a place called ...
  3. Muv-Luv Alternative Review

    by , 07-04-2015 at 12:14 PM (Karifean's Blog of Visual Novels)
    This review will contain some spoilers for the general setting and plot of Muv-Luv Unlimited. If you wish to be completely unspoiled regarding the Muv-Luv series, stay clear of this review.

    Muv-Luv Alternative is a visual novel created by âge, the sequel to the original Muv-Luv. As of writing this review, it is the #1 most popular visual novel on VNDB, and it's up there as one of the darkest stories ever told in visual novels.


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    Updated 07-04-2015 at 08:54 PM by Karifean

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    Video Games , Internet , Miscellaneous
  4. Muv-Luv (Extra + Unlimited) Review

    by , 03-23-2015 at 12:09 AM (Karifean's Blog of Visual Novels)
    Muv-Luv is a visual novel created by âge. It is the precursor to one of the most popular visual novels of all time, so to be as unbiased as possible I'm going to write this review before moving on to its successor.



    Overview

    Takeru Shirogane is a typical highschool student who doesn't get very good grades and likes spending most of his free time either hanging out with his childhood friend Sumika Kagami, or playing ...

    Updated 03-23-2015 at 11:56 PM by Karifean

    Categories
    Video Games , Internet , Miscellaneous
  5. Kara no Shoujo Review

    by , 02-26-2015 at 06:15 PM (Karifean's Blog of Visual Novels)
    Kara no Shoujo, or Girl in the Shell, is a visual novel developed by Innocent Grey and localized in English by MangaGamer. Primarily, it's a very dark and suspenseful detective story.


    Overview

    The story of Kara no Shoujo follows Reiji Tokisaka, a private detective, as he investigates a series of bizarre murders in Tokyo. ...
  6. Analogue: A Hate Story and Hate Plus Review

    by , 02-20-2015 at 04:00 PM (Karifean's Blog of Visual Novels)
    The "Hate" series, consisting of Analogue: A Hate Story and Hate Plus, was written by Christine Love. Both games are very similar in format and plot and have a quite unique way of telling its story.

    Analogue: A Hate Story

    Analogue: A Hate Story is set in a distant future where Earth is far from being the only place where humans live. The protagonist seems to be a bit of a Space Cowboy, doing investigation missions for random sponsors for a living. One such ...
  7. Saya no Uta Review

    by , 02-13-2015 at 12:40 PM (Karifean's Blog of Visual Novels)
    Saya no Uta, in English The Song of Saya, is a visual novel developed by Nitroplus, localized in English by JAST USA. If there was ever a novel that deserved a warning that it's "not for the faint of heart", it would be this one.



    I chose Do not obscure grotesque images so a quick warning; there is gory imagery in this blog post. Honestly, if this is what makes you reconsider reading this novel... you probably ...
  8. Ever17 -The Out of Infinity- Review

    by , 02-09-2015 at 10:01 PM (Karifean's Blog of Visual Novels)
    Ever17 -The Out of Infinity- is a visual novel developed by KID, and localized in English by Hirameki International. A prime example of a story that simply could not, would not work properly in any other medium.


    One of the few openings I've always watched every time I started up the game.

    Overview

    The story of Ever17 follows six characters as they are trapped in the underwater theme park "LeMU", being left behind as it was ...
  9. don't take it personally, babe, it just ain't your story Review

    by , 02-02-2015 at 01:47 AM (Karifean's Blog of Visual Novels)
    don't take it personally, babe, it just ain't your story is an original English indie visual novel created by ALPB Soft and Christine Love. It's most notable for its somewhat unusual method of storytelling.



    Overview

    The story follows teacher John Rook as he gets to know and helps his seven students. The school has an internal social network called AmieConnect which the students use frequently - or rather, ...
  10. Sharin no Kuni, Himawari no Shoujo Review

    by , 01-19-2015 at 01:06 AM (Karifean's Blog of Visual Novels)
    Sharin no Kuni, Himawari no Shoujo (lit. Wheel Country, Sunflower Girl) is a visual novel developed by AKABEi SOFT2, the same company that would go on to make G-senjou no Maou later on. It is a novel often praised for its good writing and character development; and on that I'm inclined to agree.



    Overview

    In the world of Sharin no Kuni, criminals are not locked up in prisons or executed. Instead, they are ...
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