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Critically Acclaimed Visual Novel 428 Coming To iPhone

By Spencer . September 5, 2011 . 12:16am

428 was first released for Wii where Famitsu awarded it a perfect score. Less than a year later, Spike released ports for PSP and PlayStation 3. Now, the Shibuya blockade is coming to an iPhone near you.

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Nintendo Channel Voters Pick Budget Wii Games

By Spencer . January 20, 2010 . 11:06pm

Nintendo has a different take on budget reprints. For Wii games, Nintendo’s Everyone’s Recommendation Selection is based solely on acclaim from Nintendo Channel voters.

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428 Breaks Wii Barricade, Escapes To PSP And PS3

By Spencer . July 1, 2009 . 12:17am

Chunsoft is porting their critically acclaimed sound novel 428: Fusasareta Shibuya de to the PlayStation 3 and PSP. In 428 players are locked in Shibuya and switch characters to solve a mystery behind a kidnapping.

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Visual Novel Adventures We’d Love to See Localized – Chapter 1

By Ishaan . February 15, 2009 . 10:32am

With the number of big budget titles in development today, it’s inevitable that several lesser-known games get lost before they’ve even had a chance to shine. Very often, visual novels end up being the victims of this tragedy simply because most people don’t even consider them to be “games.”   The truth is, visual novels […]

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Sega Gives Game Hints Via Wii Connect

By Spencer . December 23, 2008 . 1:15pm

428: Fuusa Sareta Shibuya De (428: Blocked Within Shibuya) keeps getting more interesting. It’s a sound novel, which means you “play” the game by reading the story. Chunsoft added an actual “playing” mechanic by letting players switch characters on the fly. Despite the lack of interaction 428 got a perfect score from Famitsu. The story […]