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Zero Escape 3 In Trouble, Needs Funding

My game of the year for 2012 was Spike-Chunsoft’s Zero Escape: Virtue’s Last Reward. Its combination of heady sci-fi and emotional storytelling won my heart and with how the game ended, a third game was a definite prospect. Or at least it was before series director Kotaru Uchikoshi took to twitter to update the world on the state of the series. A couple of facts have since arisen about Zero Escape 3. “But, “in Japan”, 999 and VLR are in the [...]

[Review] Virtue’s Last Reward: Down the Rabbit Hole

How far are you willing to go to save yourself? A loved one? These were the questions asked in the 2010 DS text adventure 999: 9 Hours, 9 Persons, 9 Doors. Its sequel Zero Escape: Virtue’s Last Reward tackles similar themes while, at the same time, broadening the universe the story inhabits. Ambitious, emotional, and violent, Chunsoft explores deep into human nature and manages again to craft one of the finest narratives in gaming.

[Charity] Aksys Selling Watches for Hurricane Sandy Relief

Today Aksys Games announced that they were going to donate all proceeds of their special sale of Virtue’s Last Reward watches to fund the Red Cross in it’s efforts to help those affected by Hurricane Sandy.  This watch was at one time considered a pre-order exclusive for the PS Vita and 3DS title and now it is being sold individually for a limited time.  Aksys did something similar for the relief effort in the wake of the Japanese tsunami and [...]

[News] Aksys Had Big Virtue’s Last Reward News From Anime Expo

Aksys Games was at Anime Expo this year with a set of announcements for their follow up to the cult hit 999: 9 Hours, 9 Persons, 9 Doors.  The series of games from developer Chunsoft was rebranded by Aksys earlier this year under the Zero Escape name.  With such long and arguably confusing titles to associate with a brand, Aksys had to think outside the box to put more focus on the franchise. The first game, will be getting a [...]