Cuisineer Review

Cuisineer Developer: BattleBrew ProductionsPublisher: Marvelous Europe, XSEED GamesPlatform: PC (Reviewed)Release Date: 9 November, 2023Price: 24.99 USD, 34.99 AUD – Available Here Overview Cuisineer is a simulation/dungeon-crawler adventure game where players explore the adorable town of Paell as they work to build their own successful restaurant. The game follows a recent trend of “cozy” g...

Silent Hope Review

Silent Hope Developer: Marvelous Inc.Publisher: XSEED Games, Marvelous Inc.Platform: Nintendo Switch, PC (Reviewed)Release Date: 3 October, 2023Price: $49.99 USD, $59.95 AUD – Available Here Overview Silent Hope is a 3D anime-style dungeon-crawler, where players control a team of seven different heroes, all with different affinities and weapons. The heroes work at the behest of a Princess wh...

Touhou: New World Review

Touhou: New World Developer: Ankake Spa, Team Shanghai AlicePublisher: XSEED Games, Marvelous USA, Inc. Platforms: Windows (Reviewed), PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, SwitchRelease Date: 13 July 2023 (Windows PC, Switch) – 12 September 2023 (PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5)Price: $24.99 USD / $34.99 AUD – Available Here Overview Touhou Project is a series of indie SHMUP (Shoot ‘Em Up)...

Rune Factory 3 Special Review

Rune Factory 3 Special Developer: MarvelousPublisher: XSEED GamesPlatforms: Switch, PC (Reviewed)Release Date: September 5, 2023Price: $39.99 USD – Available Here Overview Ever since it began life as a spin-off from the core Story of Seasons titles, the Rune Factory series has always been something of a special draw as it combined the calming life of a farmer with one of a fantasy adventurer...

Story of Seasons: A Wonderful Life Review

Story of Seasons: A Wonderful Life Developer: MarvelousPublisher: XSEED GamesPlatforms: PC, Playstation 5, Xbox Series X (Reviewed), SwitchRelease Date: June 27, 2023Price: $49.99 USD – Available Here $99.95 AUD – Available Here Overview When it comes to farming sims the genre has evolved rapidly to the point that players will often be spending just as much time off of the farm than ac...

Loop8: Summer of Gods Review

Loop8: Summer of Gods Developer: Sieg GamesPublisher: XSEED Games/MarvelousPlatforms: Xbox One (Reviewed), Playstation 4, PC, SwitchRelease Date: Available NowPrice: $49.99 USD – Available Here $79.95 AUD – Available Here Overview The concept of a time loop isn’t uncommon among video games, especially when one attributes it to the roguelike genre where players start over from the...

Loop8: Summer of Gods Trailer Highlights Locations

A new trailer for Marvelous and XSEED Games‘ upcoming RPG Loop8: Summer of Gods has been released and this time the company is focusing on showing off the various locales that players can travel through all set to the rather calming music of “Love’s Sweet Sorrow” by Noriyuki Iwadare. Loop8: Summer of Gods follows the story of Nini and his classmates as they tyry to defeat t...

Rune Factory 5 Review

Rune Factory 5 Developer: Hakama Inc.Publisher: XSEED GamesPlatform: SwitchRelease Date: Available NowPrice: $59.99 USD – Available Here $89.95 AUD – Available Here Overview In many ways the wait for Rune Factory 5 has been a rather long one. Not only has it been almost a decade since Rune Factory 4 consumed hundreds of hours on the 3DS but at one point the thought of another game in t...

Rune Factory 5 Bachelorettes and Bachelors Highlighted in Latest Trailers

With Rune Factory 5 set to be released in a little over a month and a half, XSEED Games has released a pair of trailers focusing on introducing the various bachelorettes and bachelors that players will have to choose from in the game. It is worth noting that this is also the first game in the series that will allow players to marry a character of either gender regardless of whether they choose to ...

Rune Factory 5 Video Explores the Town of Rigberth

With Rune Factory 5 set to be released in Japan on May 20th for the Nintendo Switch, Marvelous and Hakama have chosen to release a five minute video that serves as a bit of a walkthrough of the game’s main city Rigberth, showing off many of the game’s locations, shops, some of the bachelors and bachelorettes, and more. The video can be found below and while XSEED Games has announced th...

Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town Review

Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town Developer: MarvelousPublisher: XSEED GamesPlatform: Nintendo SwitchRelease Date: March 23, 2021Price: $49.99 USD – Available Here $79.95 AUD – Available Here Overview The Story of Seasons franchise has always seen growth through its 25 year history, even going back to bring one of its most popular entries to the Switch last year as a bit of an early celebra...

Kandagawa Jet Girls Review

Kandagawa Jet Girls Developers: Honey Parade Games, MarvelousPublisher: XSEED GamesPlatforms: PlayStation 4 (Reviewed), PCRelease Date: Available NowPrice: $49.99 – Available Here Overview When working with a producer and game developer well-known for taking standard elements and putting a sexy or unique twist to them, there comes a certain level of expectation and this is especially true wh...