Spotlight: Cute Demon Crashers [18+] is brimming with free-to-play visual novels, but finding a good one can be like looking for a needle in a haystack. With Spotlight I aim to uncover and share the best of them. This week we’re looking at Cute Demon Crashers, an 18+ visual novel aimed at women where you can experience getting…

Review: Cartagra

Available from Mangagamer, Cartagra is the first title from publisher Innocent Grey, also responsible for Kara no Shoujo, to which it bears many similarities. This review will contain spoilers.

Review: Swan Song

Swan Song is a story of broken people in a broken world. Developed by FlyingShine in 2005 it’s a gritty and often uncomfortable look at what could happen in the wake of a disaster that brings society to its knees, and feels even more relevant today after the disaster that shook Japan in March 2011.…

Review: Saya no Uta

I meant to review this for Halloween as I thought it would be fitting, but it’s now been delayed so long that it’s already the Christmas season. Maybe not such an appropriate time, but nevertheless I want to write about this little gem.

Review: Yandere

I am a huge fan of twisted, gory storylines, so I was really looking forward to playing this. Unfortunately it fails to deliver the punch I expected. This review is for the Japanese version of the game.

Review: Dra+Koi

I played this as soon as the TL was released, but have only just got around to reviewing it! Dra+Koi is a very short visual novely by Nitroplus, but don’t be fooled by it’s length – this game definitely has substance. This review is for the unofficial English translation of the game.

Review: Kara no Shoujo

I finally finished Kara no Shoujo~! It was kind of difficult coming back to it after a few months away, as the plot is quite complicated, with a lot of different characters and connections to remember, but I soon got back into it. The first couple of times I played through on my own, then I…