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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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The Melancholy of Visual Novels

By Ishaan . January 29, 2009 . 1:04pm

A couple months ago, I found myself tossing e-mails and forth with a certain publisher. The subject of these was Last Bullet, a DS game by Furyu Corporation, which supposedly specializes in cell phone games and print seals. I had mailed in asking if they would be interested in localizing the game for a Western […]

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Last Bullet Sets Its Sights On April

By Spencer . January 21, 2009 . 11:35am

Blend Konami’s Silent Scope with a visual novel, put it on the Nintendo DS and you get something like Last Bullet. In the game you control Karin, an aspiring sniper and a student.   In the sniper segments players carefully position a scope with the touch screen and press the shoulder buttons to fire. Karin […]

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Last Bullet Is One Part Story, One Part Sniper Shooter

By Spencer . November 7, 2008 . 6:39pm

By day Karin is a regular college freshman, at night she’s a an assassin with a sniper rifle. That kind of skeleton plot is probably sufficient for a touch screen sniper game, but you’re going to delve into Karin’s life in Last Bullet. In the adventure part you push the story forward by picking dialogue […]

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