This is the first NES/Famicom game I have ever completed - and what a fantastic game it is. While my eyes boggled at the bizarre colours and backgrounds, the incredibly fluid and fast gameplay, excellent controls, great music, awesome cutscenes, and just all-round badass-ness of Ninja Ryukenden had...

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A visual novel, and this time a specific sub-genre known as 'otome' - where the main character is female, and most of your companions are male. It's not a dating sim, however the various routes do end in some form of romance with one of the characters. If you don't think you can handle this, clearly...

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An truly amazing port of the seminal 90s fighting game, especially considering the 8-bit CPU of the PC Engine. The music probably fares worst in the conversions, but the graphics and gameplay are outstanding. There is one arcade version trick which I can't get to work (CPS1 combos), but the Genesis...

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The third, and supposed final, entry in the Zero Escape visual novel/room escape series (along with 999 and VLR, both of which I loved). This one takes the massive setup left by VLR, and... well, doesn't really quite run with it. Or perhaps it runs, but the result is a functional lay-up rather than...

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JRPGish thing with mild 'dating sim' aspects, if you didn't know.

I really enjoyed Persona 3 Portable on the PSP, so when I finally picked up a vita, this was high on my list of games to get. Straight off the bat, I wasn't as interested in the theme (murder mystery), and while the first couple of...

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