I first played Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair while on an uncomfortable drive from Los Angeles to San Francisco. I was sitting on the top level of a double decker bus, where a woman who smelled of scabs and wore towels instead of clothes sat uncomfortably close to me. My seat's elevation and center of gravity had the fun side effect of making me incredibly nauseous, so I did all I could to focus on Jabberwock Island and the conniving, murderous students living there.
Spike Chunsoft bringing the visual novel/courtroom drama/bad mini-games of Danganronpa 2 is a blessing for folks who don't have or don't want a PlayStation Vita. But for a few reasons, and in spite of my weird experience noted above, I think I still prefer this game on a handheld.... read more