After reviewing Hatsune Miku: VR Future Live’s 1st Stage, it’s now time for my review of the 2nd Stage. Given how much overlap there is between the 1st and 2nd Stage, I’ll only be talking about the differences compared to the 1st Stage here. As such, you may want to read my first review before this one if you’re not familiar with the game.
The Hyperdimension Neptunia series has been around for a while now, spawning plenty of games, remakes and spinoffs. In the Neptunia games, powerful goddesses called CPUs govern over their respective regions, each representing a real-life console such as the PlayStation, Wii, Xbox and even the cancelled Sega Neptune. This latest game in the series, Superdimension Neptune VS Sega Hard Girls, is a crossover with the SEGA Hard Girls project, which …read more
Back in June 2015, SEGA first unveiled its “SEGA feat. HATSUNE MIKU Project: VR Tech DEMO”, for Project Morpheus. That tech demo turned into an actual game, called Hatsune Miku; VR Future Live, which was released a few days ago as a launch title for PlayStation VR. It’s not the first time that SEGA has tried to replicate the feel of a live Hatsune Miku concert. In Hatsune Miku; Project …read more
Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA X is the latest game in SEGA’s Project DIVA rhythm game series, and also the first to be released on the PlayStation 4. While there’s also a PlayStation Vita version (of which I played the Japanese import), it’s the English PlayStation 4 version that I’ll be reviewing here. With Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA X, SEGA made several big changes to the traditional Project DIVA formula, perhaps …read more
The original Odin Sphere is a 2D action RPG developed by Vanillaware and published by Atlus, which was released back in 2007 on the PS2. At the time it was praised for its stunning 2D visuals and intuitive gameplay, but it suffered from a low framerate. 9 years later, Atlus and Vanillaware have once again teamed up to release Odin Sphere Leifthrasir, a remastered version of the original, on the …read more
After reviewing Project DIVA F 2nd earlier, here’s my review of Project Mirai DX on the 3DS. While Project Mirai DX is also a rhythm game in the same vein as the Project DIVA series, the games are actually not all that similar. While the Project DIVA F games are aimed at a more mature audience and feature a rather high difficulty level, Project Mirai DX is notably easier and …read more
After the success of Project Diva F, the first Project Diva game to be localized for the western market, it was inevitable that Sega would end up localizing the sequel as well. Like its predecessor, Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F 2nd is a rhythm game where the songs are sung by “Vocaloids”, virtual idols whose voices are synthesized by software created by Crypton Future Media. The most famous of these …read more