Serre

I’m starting to feel like I’m finding my niche - or at least my blog’s niche - when it comes to exploring visual novels. While I know there are plenty of VNs out there that are lengthy and, presumably, many that are exceptionally well-revered, I have to admit to a genuine sense of satisfaction over … Continue reading Serre

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Trials and Tribulations

If the second Ace Attorney taught me anything, it was as a stark reminder of the perils of over-excitement. It was certainly a good reminder that visual novels live or die on their writing, and Justice for All definitely floundered. Still, there was of course a lingering hope that, on going into this third entry … Continue reading Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Trials and Tribulations

Professor Layton and the Lost Future

It’s probably a rule of mystery and fantasy writing codified somewhere that at some point you are honour-bound to try and involve time travel in your plot. Then again, when your protagonist is a well-spoken and seemingly infinitely educated British gentleman, perhaps you simply have to throw in some time shenanigans because, well, the comparisons … Continue reading Professor Layton and the Lost Future