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Review: Gal Gun Returns

I never thought I'd be the type of person who'd enjoy a game where you pump high school girls full of pheromones to satisfy their needs, but here I am reviewing my third Gal*Gun title. Despite clearly not being in its target demographi...

 
 
 
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Song of Memories has been cancelled on Nintendo Switch

PQube Games has announced the cancellation of Song of Memories for Nintendo Switch. The announcement was made via an apologetic tweet from the developer earlier today.Anime-infused visual novel Song of Memories was originally conceived for ...

 
 
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Punch Line gets Western release dates and Limited Edition

Good news for the three other Punch Line fans out there. PQube has announced the video game adaptation will release on August 31st in Europe and September 25th in North America. For those unfamiliar with the original anime release, Pun...

 
 
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Review: Muv-Luv Alternative

Muv-Luv Alternative is the culmination of everything that’s come before it. Muv-Luv, the collection of the first two games, built up a fascinatingly rich sci-fi world which has clearly saved the best for last. This is the big payoff, ...

 
 
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Review: Muv-Luv

Muv-Luv is a collection of the first two entries in a trilogy of visual novels. The first part, Muv-Luv Extra, is basically a slice of life harem anime on the surface. The sequel, Muv-Luv Unlimited, is an epic, mech-filled sci-fi story. Mak...

 
 
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Review: All-Star Fruit Racing

I'm baffled right now. Absolutely baffled. Befuddled even. Nonplus. The karting genre is a gaming no-brainer. It's one of the linchpins of the industry, corralling casual and hardcore gamers alike. It's been that way since the early 1990s, ...

 
 
 
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Booby dungeon crawler Omega Labyrinth Z rejected by Sony

Earlier this year, we learned sexy-anime-girl-dungeon-crawler and horribly named Omega Labyrinth Z would not be seeing release in Australia due to its content. The game features high school girls with big boobs you can play around with usin...

 
 
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Something's weirdly amiss with this Gal Gun 2 cover sleeve

This week saw the Western release of cult upskirt-shooter Gal*Gun 2, although a weird printing error may leave you wondering what barrel-blazing title you have actually picked up.First posted by Twitter user @Luke_Balicki, the cover sleeve ...

 
 
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Punch Line coming west to PS4 and Vita, courtesy of PQube

If there ever was an argument against animation being art, it's Punch Line. The anime/game combo written by Infinity and Zero Escape creator, Kotaro Uchikoshi, appeals to base desires. There's the tension of a world-ending catastrophe. Ther...

 
 
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Review: Gal Gun 2

It happened several weeks ago on its Twitter feedDid PQube Games pose a question for its followers to read. With Gal*Gun 2 a month away the publisher wanted to know If you’re a fan who’s brave enough to play the game o...

 
 
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PQube Games is spreading the Muv-Luv to Vita this year

Muv-Luv is a game I immediately confuse with Moe Chronicle everytime it's brought up. I don't know why I do that, I just do. So consider my surprise when I heard PQube Games, publishers of such wholesome titles as Gal*Gun: Double ...

 
 
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German ratings board refuses classification for Gal*Gun 2

PQube have announced that their up and coming, erm, love-'em-up(?) sequel, Gal*Gun 2 has been refused classification in Germany, making it illegal for the game to be sold within the country's borders.Gal*Gun 2 (ironically the fourth game in...

 
 
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(Update) Why does Australia hate boobs so much?

[Update: PQube responded to our request for comment with the following statement: Regarding the situation with Omega Labyrinth Z in Australia, we’re not really surprised, unfortunately. Australia has always been one of the more conse...

 
 
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Song of Memories could be one depressing dating sim

PQube Games is quickly establishing itself as one of my favorite publishers out there. Like Xseed, NIS, and Aksys, it isn't afraid to a show a little skin and bring over those Japanese titles the big publishers won't touch. In 2018 it'...

 
 
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This game is about boobs

As a member of the Destructoid staff, I get an ass-load of emails every day about games I'll never bother to learn about let alone play. Mostly mobile stuff from sketchy Russian developers who I'm sure are just out to infect my phone w...

 
 
 
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Review: Chaos;Child

Late last month, I reviewed Tokyo Dark, an independent supernatural investigation point-and-click. People sacrificed themselves for religious cults, I had a great time. In early October, I spent most of my free time playing and speculating ...

 
 
 
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Review: White Day: A Labyrinth Named School

A game so scary players emailed the developers imploring they make it less frightening so they can beat it, or even horrifying enough to drive them to suicide? Such stories developed around this game similar to the mythical Polybius ar...

 
 
 
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