“The Most Dangerous Waters In The World” are the evocative words that Time recently used to describe the seas surrounding Indonesia and other Southeast Asian countries. This statement is due to the modern-day pirates who roam these waters and attack or hijack boats.
The Indonesian developer 7N34AP and their publisher Niji Games transport this real threat of the present into a sci-fi setting and pit militaristic anime fighters against those swashbucklers. Can the unusual setting work? You can find out soon.
Red Sky at Dawn is a murder mystery set over a few days in 1940s Singapore. You are Detective Leong, freshly assigned to Hill Street P.D., who quite literally walks into a courtroom crime scene one night. Eager to get in on the action and play in the big leagues, the former beat cop is partnered with a surly English sergeant. The challenge is to unravel a mystery man’s death while dealing with your partner, who seems to be haunted by ghosts of his own.
Coffee brewing and cosy chats will continue as Toge Productions has announced the continuation of Coffee Talk, the barista visual novel highly praised by fans and critics alike. The long-awaited sequel is coming under the name Coffee Talk Episode 2: Hibiscus & Butterfly and was showcased with a brief announcement trailer shown at The Indie Houses Direct, a live stream organised by several indie studios.
With yet another successful Kickstarter project, it is clear that the Filipino developers have been producing highly sought-after games. This time, they introduce a title that is different from their portfolio (the genres of The Letter and Love Esquire are horror and bishoujo, respectively). Perfect Gold: The Alchemy of Happiness is a coming-of-age yuri visual novel that highlights love and magic. Will you fall under this game’s spell? Read on to find out.
“You can run, but you can’t hide” is probably good advice when you meet a wraith. Instead, how about if you befriend it by asking it to play video games together? Meet Gloom, an ex-angel who turned into a lone ghost living alone in an abandoned house. He has only two friends in the beginning, one of them is 2D games from retro console “Sega Genesis” and the other one is a human who claims himself as a time-shaman. On the other side, meet Wynona, an ordinary high-school girl who may look like a harmless teenager but is destined to be the “Doom Bringer,” *insert evil laugh here*. Thus, their fateful meeting is about to start.