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.
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.
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.
Though it’s light on interactivity, Old Gods Rising manages to infuse at least a bit of puzzle solving into its exploration of a creepy, deserted university campus. The developer’s ability to combine cheeky humor with a Lovecraftian mystery is more impressive yet.
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, Alex Fuller attempts to survive the Feast of the Yomi-Purge in visual novel Raging Loop.
An Ancient Evil, The Mage, and…Solitaire based combat? It’s weird, and yet, it works.
Sam Wachter returns with another Adventure Corner. In this edition she takes a look at Turnfollow’s graphic adventure title Wide Ocean Big Jacket, and dreams of summer.
Welcome to Adventure Corner, 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. In this edition of the column we take a look at the ambitious full-motion video adventure game, Telling Lies on PC.
When two people bump into each other at a park over eight years ago, it kicks off a chain of relationships that will intertwine in unexpected ways. Half Past Fate provides an interesting twist on the classic visual novel in both form and function.
A game that’s designed around failing shouldn’t be interesting, and yet this one manages to pull it off with style.
What do a 90s actress out of a job, a floating CRT monitor, and picross puzzles have in common? Naturally, it’s murder mysteries.
When your little brother is bored and cooped up in the hospital, what’s a guy to do besides make a video game for him? The latest Adventure Corner looks at the Apple Arcade title Takeshi & Hiroshi.