What if you had the power to feel everyone’s emotions around you? Taking on the role of empathic extraordinaire Alex Chen, players will solve a small town mystery surrounding the death of her brother. Make sure you have your tissue box nearby because this game is one hell of an ugly cry ride.
Category: Adventure Corner
Adventure Corner is a column where members of the RPGamer staff can give their thoughts, impressions, and pseudo-reviews for various adventure titles that don’t come under our usual coverage. It is aimed at delivering opinions on a wide range of titles including visual novels, point-and-click adventures, investigative mysteries, and so forth.
The Forgotten City started life as a fan-made Skyrim mod. Many changes and additions later, a fully fleshed-out standalone version has seen the light of day as its own choice-driven narrative adventure.
Capcom returns for more legal drama in The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles. RPGamer goes back in time to help make deductions and generate legal upheavals in Britain and Japan at the end of the Victorian era.
What happens when the Game of Fate is canceled and all that’s left to do is walk through the apocalypse? In World’s End Club at least, you get cute kids but boring gameplay.
Lucky Prescott and her pals rode into theaters this month with the new film, Spirit Untamed. They’ve also galloped onto console with the release of Lucky’s Big Adventure.
Twenty-three years after the first game launched in Japan, western RPGamers can finally be a part of the Famicom Detective Club. The Nintendo Switch remakes of the two titles provide a pair of recommendable murder mysteries.
The islands of the Lental Region are laid back, but there’s still the “gotta catch ’em all” energy in the newest entry to the Pokémon series. From the heights of an active volcano to the depths of the ocean, Pokémon really do live everywhere.
AIM is dead, and Facenook is now king! In this third installment of the Emily is Away series, Sam Wachter gets ready to spill the tea on all this high school dramalama.
Save me Mr Tako returns in a Definitive Edition, with a new publisher and more features. While not strictly an RPG, one little octopus trying to save the world may still appeal to RPGamers looking for a challenge.
Kadokawa Games returns to Japan’s Shimane Prefecture for its follow-up to Root Letter. The new title, Root Film does a good job emulating the appeal of TV murder mysteries, even if it doesn’t end up standing out from its niche.
A modern Japanese office building is being haunted by ghostly apparitions each night. After falling asleep at his desk, Jun Tsukimiya awakes to find himself locked in for the night just as the haunting begins anew.
Song of Horror is a spooky slow-burn thriller with a decidedly old-school feel to it. But is it able to create a beautiful melody in spite of the terror, or is it all just loud wailing in the dark?
Adventure Corner returns for another look at a title not usually covered by the site, but which may be of interest to our readers. In this edition, Anna Marie Privitere controls the news in Headliner: NoviNews.
Loud music and neon, the 1980s were a time of whirlwind change. In this Adventure Corner we look at A Summer’s End – Hong Kong 1986, which is a beautiful game about queer ladies in the 80s.
The idea of investigating an open-world murder mystery is certainly an intriguing one. But Paradise Killer’s free-form, hands-off approach to storytelling doesn’t always play nice with its incredibly bizarre world and eclectic cast of characters.
After reporting back on Robotics;Notes Elite earlier this month, Adventure Corner returns to look at its sequel, Robotics;Notes DaSH. Though it’s not going to convert anyone by itself, the game offers a welcome opportunity to spend more opportunity with the cast.
This Adventure Corner will have you and your animal companion rolling around in the grass and having the best time. Get ready to move to Rainbow Bay, the most Dog-Friendly town in the world, as we check out the dog training and dating simulator, Best Friend Forever.
Eight years after the game’s original launch in Japan, western RPGamers finally get to check out the third entry in MAGES’s Science Adventure visual novel series. Robotics;Notes feels more obtuse than its incredibly successful predecessor but nonetheless returns a highly engaging tale.
The Haunted Island puts you in the role of the Frog Detective, who is called by his supervisor to take up a strange case. Grab your magnifying glass and jump on a boat to do some wholesome detective work.
Adventure Corner is a column where the RPGamer staff can give their thoughts on games that don’t fall under our usual coverage. This edition features Death Come True, the debut title from Too Kyo Games, a new studio formed by Danganronpa creator Kazutaka Kodaka.