Awesome Possum 11

Time for another Awesome Possum!

Awesome Possum posts consist of random internet finds. Any blog posts, articles, videos, podcasts, anything under the sun will be included here. To be clear, this won’t only include games or manga. It will be anything and everything. Some posts may not be necessarily posted this week, but I’ve only discovered about them this week.

It has been a fairly quiet week again? Or I’m not interested with the upcoming VN releases?~

So let’s get started.😋

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[7’scarlet] 11 Things I Missed

Replaying is something I don’t really do often. Doing it for 7’scarlet made me realized that there were bits and pieces of details I missed the first time I played the game. It’s a fine discovery and it made me appreciate the writing through these foreshadowing more.


May contain spoilers so proceed with caution!


[7’scarlet] Impressions of an RPG Gamer

PS Vita’s life has come to an end. I am sad about that fact as it’s my favorite gaming platform ever since it replaced PSP. All of my favorite Visual Novels, especially otome games, are PS Vita releases.

To think, otome games have just been localized in the Western in recent years.

If you’re new in the otome gaming world and feels pretty bummed out that it lost one of its primary gaming platforms, fret not.

Companies like Intragames are porting VNs, most importantly otome games, to PC via Steam. For this post, I partnered with Intragames to bring you their latest release, 7’scarlet.

7’scarlet is a mystery otome game set in the far-flung country of Okunezato. The heroine Ichiko Hanamaki, visits the place to search for clues for her missing brother. As she delves deeper into the country, she uncovers the many mysteries and secrets of Okunezato and its residents.

I’ve already played this game last year. Since I’ve already uncovered the secrets once, I’ve decided to play this with my good friend for a different POV. So here’s Nami!

7’scarlet (セブンスカーレット)

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Title: 7’scarlet
Company: Otomate
Localized by: Aksys
Release Date: July 21, 2016 (JP), May 25, 2018 (NA)
Platform: PS Vita
Walkthrough used: http://yaplog.jp/ns2762525/archive/240

Heya! So lately, I’ve been playing 7’scarlet. It is an otome game with a tinge of mystery. While the game is pretty short, it doesn’t cut out on surprises.

The Gist

One year after the disappearance of her brother, Ichiko got invited by her childhood friend, Hino, to travel to Okunezato where the members of Okunezato Kinki Club meet up. This club is formed through a website, bringing in people who are interested in the mysteries of Okunezato – the same town where Ichiko’s brother disappeared to. Days after their arrival, mysterious events keep on happening one after another.

Collar x Malice

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Series Information

Collar x Malice (PS Vita)

Otomate

Shinjuku turns into a dangerous place as a series of incidents happen every month. The group called Adonis is behind these events referred to X-Day cases.

The protagonist is Hoshino Ichika, a newbie policewoman who does what she can for her job. While in the middle of doing her work, someone attacks her and she wakes up with a collar. Yanagi Aiji, Sasazuka Takeru, and Enomoto Mineo, former police officers who investigate the X-Day cases, found her. They all learned that to remove the collar, they must discover the truth behind the X-Day events before the big day which will happen at the start of the new year. Hoshino has to work with the guys to save her life and eventually, Shinjuku, without telling the police or else she dies.

Zero Escape: Zero Time Dilemma

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Game Info
Title: Zero Escape: Zero Time Dilemma
Platform: Nintendo 3DS, PS Vita, Steam

Where to start talking about this game?

The finale

Nine people are once again trapped inside a testing facility. A masked man named Zero forced them to play the Decision Game. The characters are divided into three groups, each has their own area to explore. These people are trapped inside until they have at least 6 passes to open the door. Thing is, passes are only revealed when someone dies.