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  1. Steam sale date announced, the future of the adventure genre, the game industry's disposable workers, Xbox One download speed increase, story analysis of The Walking Dead, many large updates and New Game+ additions, Crytek closing studios, a look at games that portray the legal with Phoenix Wright and Aviary Attorney, writing on Dishonored 2 and Hitman, the small miracles in games of 2016, For Honor impressions and free DLC, history of the Super Game Boy, Brian Fargo almost hit by a car that drove through a shop window, the history of Star Wars games, Just Cause 3 multiplayer mod, a look at choice in RPGs, and more. AJSA Youtube's Angry Army Weekly Will be added on Wednesday, check back then or check our Youtube channel. Gaming News (Announcements, release dates, previews, interviews, expansions, DLC, updates, company news, new tech, mods) Steam Winter Sale start date confirmed by PayPal UK Xbox One download speeds may have lapped the PlayStation Network again Prey channels the spirit of System Shock Torment: Tides of Numenera is coming in February For Honor feels bold, even if its single-player doesn't All For Honor DLC maps and modes will be free For Honor's new Elimination mode provides brilliant hero moments Night In The Woods has knife fights and creepy platforming Night in the Woods delayed to February It's Not Every Decade A New Surfing Video Game Is Announced FIGHTING SUNDERED’S ELDRITCH HORRORS IS GONNA MAKE YOU FEEL GOOD Overland First Access - Day & Night NEW TEASER FOR 2017’S STRANGEST RPG FEATURES SIKTH VOCALIST Warhammer 40K: Inquisitor - Martyr delayed into late 2017 Our First Good Look At Dragon Quest XI Space Survival Game Astroneer Will Kill You In All The Best Ways Troll and I looks like Papa and Yo merged with The Last Guardian Dynasty Warriors 9 to mark series' 20th anniversary with open-world brawler Star Marine gameplay video highlights the dangers of gunfire in space Dawn of War 3 trailer showcases its factions and contextualises its battles A Hat in Time has a new trailer, and a 2017 release date Atlus Is Making A New RPG That's Not Persona or Shin Megami Tensei Strategy RPG Valkyria Revolution storms PS4 and PS Vita in 2017 Shenmue 3 gets new screenshots, looks good Sources: WB Montreal Cancels Unannounced Suicide Squad Game, Shifts To Batman OOBLETS IS STILL THE CUTEST FARMING GAME WE’VE YET TO PLAY Dishonored 2 New Game Plus mode hits Steam, lets you combine Emily and Corvo's powers Playing in New Game+ would be a huge improvement for the game. Garry Newman asks bored Rust players to "just stop playing" Darkest Dungeon's The Crimson Court DLC will bring a vampire-hunting Fanatic Darkest Dungeon's new 'Radiant' mode promises shorter, more accessible campaigns Free Planet Coaster Winter Update adds rides, blueprints, and Cosmic Cow Ice Cream Street Fighter 5 rage-quitters get named and shamed in next update Final Fantasy XV Gets New Game Plus Next Week Best RPG of 2016, Sorcery! to add a New Game Plus mode tomorrow Payday 2 adds Scarface-themed DLC Gwent gets ranked play and new experience and progression systems Prison Architect adds 'staff needs' in surprise Christmas update Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare map pack Sabotage revealed in new trailer Battlefield 1 DLC They Shall Not Pass will bring the French into the fight Civilization VI Gets Big Updates, New Civ RimWorld’s huge Wanderlust update is world-changing The Long Dark launches its biggest update of the year Grim Dawn unveils new Inquisitor class ahead of this week's free update Ex-Crytek Artist Looks To Sue Over Unpaid Salary Crytek eliminates five studios after struggling to pay employees Star Citizen dev says Crytek closures will have no impact on his game The Witcher developer awarded $7 million for seamless multiplayer, city creation research Oculus confirms that Palmer Luckey is still around Turbine offloads Lord of the Rings Online and D&D Online to Standing Stone Games China’s Ministry of Culture Cracks Down on Streamers, Will Require Real Name Registration "All Those Years Of Video Game Reflexes Came In Handy" Denuvo Says Doom Dropped Their Anti-Piracy Tech Because It Got The Job Done DICE organizers hand out first ‘WomenIn’ scholarships HTC Vive launch title developer breaks down difficulties of making money from VR Ready for mayhem in Medici? Just Cause 3’s multiplayer mod beta begins today Esports News Rob Corddry And Al Madrigal Host Most Cringe-Worthy Esports Tournament In Recent Memory The Weekend In Esports: Intel Extreme Masters, Smash Bros, And Rob Corddry Riot signs megabucks new League of Legends streaming deal Southeast Asia is Esports’ Fastest Growing Audience, Could Reach 40 Million by 2019 Another Brazilian Professional Team Parts Ways With Its CS:GO Roster, Blames Regional Instability Evolved Talent Agency Forms, Aims to Represent and Protect Esports Professionals Crowdfunding News Unknown Realm: An 8-bit RPG for PC and Commodore 64 Dies irae English Localization Project Commences! Did crowdfunding survive 2016? Content I found interesting this week (interviews, reviews, think pieces, history, music, culture, design, art, criticism, etc) DOOM Resurrected [Part 3] - Guns, Guitars & Chess on Mars (Doom Documentary) The game industry's disposable workers Discussing the Future of Adventure Gaming with the Genre’s Emerging Talents 'RuneScape' Has Survived For 15 Years By Never Forgetting its Past The two-year making of Hearthstone’s Patches the Pirate Survey: Men play games to compete, women play to complete As mentioned in the comment section this would be a good companion piece to the above. The State Of Virtual Reality In 2016 Ex-Lionhead Employee Tells Wild Story About Threatening Teenage "Trolls" The Long, Strange History of Street Fighter and Hip-Hop Indie video games saved my 2016 The Ultimate Choice in RPGs: Gameplay Turns Out I Needed The Last Guardian Very Much Are Robots Really the Future of War? Sega CD Turns 25 – Its Impact on Gaming The Sega CD has a lot of good and some great games once you ignore the FMV titles everyone seems to focus on. The Volatile History of 'Star Wars' Games Celebrating the small miracles in 2016's video games, from Battlefield 1 to That Dragon Cancer Writing Games If you get to that part while playing Divinity Original Sin 2, you have an idea of what went into it. Games as Lit. 101 - Literary Analysis: The Walking Dead Our Thoughts On Overwatch's Tracer Being Gay Because Games Matter - Light in the Dark (Souls) - Extra Credits How we ended up with the voice of The Witcher in our indie game trailer What you learned about life and the world through video games Many answers covering a lot of different games and topic, most of them serious. Overwatch Players Band Together To Send Cookies To Blizzard Phoenix Wright & Aviary Attorney - AFA Super Game Boy - Gaming Historian Lost, Afraid, and Snow-Blind in 'The Division: Survival' A Photographic Look Back at 32 Hours With 'Final Fantasy XV' After 18 Years, Fans Find Wild Secret In Suikoden II's Code It Took Five Years For One Man To Find The First NES Advertisement Colonial Power in 'Dishonored 2' The Unsettling Political Power Fantasy of 'Dishonored 2' Uncovering the meaning of the Outsider, Dishonored's misunderstood god “In Hitman, Death is Hilarious,” by Reid McCarter Guest Column: So Just Kill, 'Til the Next Episode Watch Sam Lake slow jam the history of music in Remedy videogames Diaries of a Spaceport Janitor (Spoilers) Titanfall 2: The Return of Skill-Based Movement? Things I found entertaining throughout the week relating to video games An Eve player was mean, so Reddit played Santa and sent him 6,000 units of space coal Mad At Last of Us Article Sad Batman Playing Sad Pop Punk On Sad Piano People Mad You Have To Pay For A Nintendo Game The game has a one time cost and three free levels as a trial.
  2. I know that Angry Joe is a fan of Ace Attorney and the game is officially out so... why not. I started covering this game so I hope everyone enjoys it. With a game like this, I upload a lot and I make sure to get it all done. I will do that. We begin with Case 1: The Foreign Turnabout. More will come tomorrow. That I promise.
  3. Since I know that Angry Joe is a fan of Ace Attorney, I figure why not post a video of it. Here's Demo Gameplay of the first case, The Foreign Turnabout.
  4. This week in the news; Steam Summer sale date leaked, inside story of the rise and fall of Lionhead, Civilization 6 announced, historical trailer analysis for Battlefield 1, Ace Attorney 6 coming to North America and Europe, Pillars of Eternity 2, Paradox responds to people saying IGN reviewer had a vendetta against them (and other embarrassing responses to reviews), how flawed is the world's first esports association, being a tester for Sega in 1996, "invisible gamers" and why things like trailer likes and dislikes don't really matter, why Fallout 3 is garbage, German government upholds esports as games and not sports, Mario goes on a date with Boo, Prey 2 rumored to be in development by Arkane, harassment on Twitch and at DreamHack, the RNG of Mario 64, and more. Steam Summer Sale dates allegedly leaked — again Xbox Live Is Freeing Up A Million Gamertags Lionhead: The inside story This is a really long, entertaining, sad, fucked up, and detailed article that also sheds some light on where some of their ideas came from, events in the company, how the company was run, successes, failures, the rejection of Fable 4, and industry and marketing practices. A thread about this was created here. Unlocked Frame Rate and More Now Enabled for UWP Civilization VI Coming October 21, Big Changes To Core Gameplay HOW FIRAXIS WILL REDEFINE CIVILIZATION'S ART STYLE IN CIV 6 A thread about this was created here. Pillars of Eternity II is in development, acknowledges Obsidian’s CEO Feargus Urquhart Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Spirit of Justice coming west in September Titanfall 2 drops this fall EA Explains Why Releasing Titanfall 2 and Battlefield 1 in 2016 Isn't a Bad Idea Star Wars Battlefront sequel coming in 2017 EA beats expectations thanks to Star Wars: Battlefront's success A thread about this was created here. EA Boss Originally Rejected Battlefield WW1 Pitch The Banner Saga 2 hits consoles in July Rumor: Prey 2 In Development at Arkane, Will Be Revealed at E3 2016 Be true, and look like it did when it was first revealed. Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Announced, Watch First Trailer Yo-Kai Watch 2 launches in the U.S. this September New Sherlock Holmes Game Features a Semi-Open World, See Gameplay Here Mystery Chronicle: One Way Heroics coming west this summer System Shock Remastered is launching a Kickstarter campaign Super Robot Wars OG: The Moon Dwellers PS4 English version launches August 5 in Asia Blizzard promises to permanently ban Overwatch cheats Overwatch beta breaks Blizzard’s records, beats Destiny, The Division A thread about this was created here. Overwatch's New Animated Short Explores Hanzo And Genji's Tragic Rivalry TW: Warhammer's Chaos campaign walkthrough explains why being mad is hard work Total War: WARHAMMER - Battle Magic Spotlight EXCLUSIVE! Total War: Warhammer w/ Hat Films BADIYA HOPES TO CHANGE ARABIC REPRESENTATION IN VIDEOGAMES Shadow Warrior 2 is a surprising sequel My Ride Through Kingdom Come, The Medieval RPG With No Magic Bullshit Phantom Brave is NIS America's next Steam port Stellaris director promises big changes and more content in future updates Rainbow Six Siege Video Shows How to Use New Sticky Cameras, Weapon Shield The Division: Here's When Next Update Arrives and a New Trailer Microsoft Kills Project Spark A thread about this was created here. Disney is ending its Infinity video game line, shutting down Avalanche Software Disney stopped making games because it doesn't understand how to make games Sources: The Ambitious (Now Cancelled) Plans For Disney Infinity's Future Included Rogue One, Bigger Figures World Of Warcraft Designer Gets Real About Complaint That Blizzard Doesn't Listen Capcom Now Prioritizing "Completeness," Even If That Means Delays Resident Evil 0 HD Remaster Sells 800,000 Copies Sega Has Sold Over 350,000 Mega Drive and Genesis Games on Steam Payday 2 Dev Teams With Acer to Work on High-End VR Headset 65% of Twitch viewing time split between four games Thrawn's Revenge 2 brings a deep Star Wars campaign to Sins of a Solar Empire Fallout 4 Player Leaks Unreleased DLC As A Mod, Gets Shut Down By Bethesda In esports news German government upholds esports as games, not sports, meaning visa issues should continue Berlin Pirate Party files a motion to recognize esports in Germany LEAKED IMAGE HINTS AT MAJOR NEW ESPORTS ORGANIZATION What the heck is WESA? ESL Reveals Plan to Clean Up Doping, Corruption, and Cheating in Esports Just How Profoundly Flawed Is the World’s First Esports Association? Renegades respond to League of Legends ban Growth in e-sports popularity wows Nevada Gaming Policy panel Guest Column: Meet the Smash Sisters In crowdfunding news This War Of Mine: The Board Game Hands-on with This War of Mine: The Board Game A thread about this was created here. Copper Dreams They have already had one successful Kickstarter campaign with the game Serpent in the Staglands. A thread about this was created here. Niche - a genetics survival game A thread about this was created here. Other content I found interesting this week Let's Check The Battlefield 1 Trailer For Historical Accuracy Fallout 3 Is Garbage, And Here's Why Going into world design, writing, choices, difficulty, navigation, conversation choices, morality, modders needing to fix and improve things, and how a smirk from Josh Sawyer made the him want to try New Vegas. The Long Dark Is Boring And That's Why It's Great NDCS Workshop 2016 Publisher Defends Negative IGN Review Of Their Game, Shoots Down 'Supposed Conspiracy' I hadn't heard of anyone complaining about his review, apparently people complaining about review scores have reached the point where they are such cliched embarrassments that even I don't always hear about them anymore or them being made fun of over Uncharted 4 score complaints just overshadowed it. It is nice to see a company defend people harassed over review scores (hell, sometimes that would involve defending people who gave their game's terrible scores like 8s and low 9s), but this is also a good point as feeling the need to respond to completely asinine claims can set a bad precedent. Remove the Washington Post review from Uncharted 4's metascore In other news, regarding people not understanding the concept of reviews, grammar, human thought process, and reading comprehension, a petition was started to remove the negative review from Uncharted 4's metacritic listing. A lot of people are lying and saying the review is satire (even though the review contains no satire or jokes) because it is listed as a "Comic Riff", as always taking the five seconds to actually look at the site would reveal that Comic Riff is what a lot of their video game, comic, animation, super hero, etc content is labeled as and it has nothing to do with an article being a joke or not (but the corporate shills are mad about criticism and they certainly aren't doing to look into anything when they can be angry toxic fanboys instead). People are also saying that because the review didn't have a score that Metacritic just assigned one randomly, knowing anything about how that works or looking into that would show those people that the author tells Metacritic what score they want to give even if a score is not used by their own publication. Kotaku has just written an article about this here. Troy Baker retweeted the petition before realizing that doing so looks pathetic, and kind of half apologized for it. Death to Review Scores: Why we need to move beyond the pseudo-objective outrage hook in game reviews The invisible gamers In Defense of Short Games - Worth Every Dollar - Extra Credits Are Video Games RUINING Gaming? (COD, Far Cry, BioShock & More) – Wisecrack Edition A thread about this was created here. THE AZTEC PESSIMISM OF A MACHINE FOR PIGS VISIONS OF HELL: DARK SOULS’S CULTURAL HERITAGE RetroAhoy: Quake The history, design, gameplay, mods, and legacy of the Quake series. A video for Doom was also made back in January, which BleedingChaos23 shared here. Discussing the Importance of ‘DOOM’ with Game Designer Dan Pinchbeck HOW DOOM INSPIRED TWO GENERATIONS OF HACKERS AND MODDERS [SSFF] Punching Weight Ep 5: Doom Console Ports #1 (32X/SNES/GBA) RACISM, HEARTHSTONE AND TWITCH "Enough is enough": Confessions of a Twitch chat moderator Blizzard investigating Twitch pilot program to help combat chat harassment Cibele's Nina Freeman Creates a Super Mario Maker Level — DEVS MAKE MARIO Exploitation is Not Awareness Diablo: A Classic Game Postmortem There's nothing wrong with digital vanity Controllers Control Everything | Game Maker's Toolkit Nine Underappreciated JRPGs That Are Worth Your Time The first game on the list is Radiant Historia, and yes everyone should play that. Though this might be true Japanese Environmentalism, Shinto, & ‘The Legend of Zelda’ There Is No Coming of Age in 'Oxenfree' Mario 64's hidden RNG decoded Old school Sega documentary explores life as a video game tester in 1996 Anything funny I found throughout the week relating to video games The Best Of GameFAQs’ Uncharted 4/Quantum Break Temper Tantrum Tank Murder Is A Very Funny GTA V Video That Time Bill Gates Starred In A DOOM Promo Video
  5. I finished experiencing the crossover game Professor Layton VS Phoenix Wright. And I have to say...... Sigh...... It's quite exhausting. This game is so freaking long....... AND IT'S INCREDIBLY FUCKING FANTASTIC!!!! OMG this game, it's definitely an experience worth playing through for fans of both Professor Layton and Ace Attorney series, or hell, even for newcomers of the series. One of the best crossover game I have ever played and certainly one of the best games of 2014. Wait, scratch that. It is the best game of 2014 so far. The concept itself is already awesome: Professor Layton and Phoenix Wright together, two iconic finger pointing badasses that solves mysteries and find the truth in the most awesome way possible. Now you may have doubt whether this will work or not in this game, but man oh man, it works so damn brilliantly. The story of this epic crossover starts with Professor Layton receiving a message from his former student Carmine Accidenti, who was hospitalized after crashing his car. That in itself makes me laugh so hard. Carmine asks Professor Layton to help solve the mystery of a town called Labyrinthia, and to protect a girl named Espella Cantabella that came from this city. Phoenix met Espella later when him and Maya were invited to England for a special court case. After a tutorial sort of missions that both of them faces, they found a green book which sucked them into the town of Labyrinthia. From that point on, the hilarious, depressing and epic adventure of Layton and Wright begins. Now I'll say this about the plot. The plot is essentially more like a Professor Layton game plot than a Phoenix Wright game plot. If you have played more than 2 or 3 Professor Layton game and have finished them all, you'll know what I'm talking about. Layton is always one step ahead and he's still pretty much the main protagonist that saves the day. The difference here is in this game, it's so much more epic with Phoenix Wright in the mix. He makes an already good plot into a fantastic journey, which is why this crossover works so well. The game will not work if it just features Layton and Wright by their own. Well actually it can but it will not be as epic. The graphic in this game is a mix between Professor Layton and Phoenix Wright, so some characters will look normal while others look cartoony, which is quite funny especially the more ridiculous characters later. The music of this game, oh mamamia, so glorious! Both Phoenix's and Layton's theme are in this game, plus new songs like this that just makes your blood pumping. The gameplay of this game is a mix between the usual puzzle solving segment of Professor Layton and the epic contradiction finding gameplay of Phoenix Wright. You know the drill with Professor Layton game puzzles. Talk to strangers, solve puzzles, and you're all good. There's some tricky ones that is not so obvious at first glance, like that find which mice is in which category puzzle that makes me scratch my head, the stamp game, and a few others. One epic puzzle involves a key, where the answer is "the key to the lock is in the key", and it's appropriately named the "turnabout puzzle". This one is quite awesome, and sadly it's the only puzzle in the game where Phoenix finds a contradiction in a puzzle to find the real answer. There should be more of this kind of puzzle. Maybe in the sequel. The courtroom segment is where it's all about. Holy dang hell, this game has one of the hardest trials in the Ace Attorney series. The cases in Trials and Tribulations are slightly harder than this. But it's ok because it's also one of the most epic in the series. Even though the life bar is back to the 5 exclamation marks life bar from the first game, you will lose those quick if you are not careful. Most of the courtroom segments in this game has more than 1 witnesses, which in itself is already new and cool and later on, I'm not kidding here, there's 10 witnesses. 10!! Holy crap!! And it's quite hard finding holes in their testimonies because it requires you to press and backtrack a lot of statements. Sometimes when you press a statement, another witness will have another input on the situation while you are pressing them, indicated by dots on their head. These are vital to progress and find contradictions during parts where nothing is contradictory. Sometimes these dots are just distractions, and sometimes there's a lot of witnesses that has an input so you'll have to pick which witness has the most relevant info to your case. Simply put, it's challenging. If you screw up and get a game over, even if you have a save file, you'll have to restart from the beginning of the testimony, so be careful. On the bright side, the payoff of the trials are awesome incarnate: Phoenix and Layton pointing their fingers to the culprit at the same time! Whooooooooooooooooooohoooooooooo! AWEEEEESSOOOMMEE! Overall, fantastic game from start to finish. Really long too, 30 well spent hours, and that's not counting bonus puzzles and extra scenarios that took place after the main game, which has absolutely no fourth wall and it looks at all the characters in the main game. I give this game the rating of "so damn freaking awesome that you can't wait for the sequel (if there is any, but there better damn well be)". I don't know if this game is canon for both games, but it's very much well deserves to be canon.
  6. I was just thinking of this after experiencing Professor Layton VS Phoenix Wright. The Phoenix Wright series is filled to the brim with epic cases that makes you eager to finish and catch the culprit. For those that has played the games, what are your top 3 favourite cases and why? This is mine in no particular order. 1) The last case in Trials and Tribulations. The only case which involves a ghost, plus exorcising that ghost into oblivion at the end. And when this song is played, Awesomeness ensues. Double finger pointing in the end: holy shit. 2) Last Witch Trial from Professor Layton Vs Phoenix Wright. This trial is fucking insane in all the right ways. 10 witnesses, a bombastic plot twist Professor Layton style that's actually the most plausible out of all his games, the last inquisitor's appearance, and an epic conclusion that's so worth the effort and gives everyone involved in the case a truly happy ending. Plus finger pointing = saving 2 girls from falling to their doom. Epic. 3) The last trial in Dual Destinies. Dayum this trial is epic. Doing the trial in a destroyed courtroom, you learn about the mystery of the cause of Blackquil's imprisonment, the first time the mood matrix increases in number, BREAKING BLACK PSYCHE LOCKS, saving the accused by using the great Revisualization that turns a seemingly hopeless case on it's head, and it features one of the best villain in the entire Ace Attorney series. Oh, and triple finger pointing to finish off the culprit. Fucking badass. Side note: hm, I thought this is a general topic since there's iPhone games of the series.
  7. You never see a handheld review so I'm going to make this short. It's been six years since we last saw a real Ace Attorney game and Phoenix Wright is back in the newest game of the series, Dual Destinies. The story is set one year after the events of Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney (Gyakuten Saiban 4) and the courts have now entered into a dark phase. Incidents have torn people and the truth apart and it's up to one man to set things right. You take control of three different characters: Phoenix Wright, Apollo Justice and newcomer Athena Cykes. Each of them possess unique skills that set them apart in helping you find the truth. You play them through five different cases where your objective is finding your client's innocence but getting there is not easy. Now about these three characters, they have special abilities. Phoenix Wright has his Magatama and Psyche-Locks. The Psyche-Lock system has you talking to witnesses and you present evidence in order for them to talk. Unlike previous games, there are no penalties if you mess up which is a bummer but at least this time, you can take your time and choose the right evidence. Succeed and they'll talk. Apollo Justice has Perceive which lets him see if a person's lying. You hear testimony and if you see them react, find it and boom. Sometimes you have to submit evidence to further boost your claim and if successful, you'll get some additional information. In this game, it's done outside of court which is very nifty. Athena Cykes, the newest character has the Mood Matrix. In Trials, the Mood Matrix is used to find discord in a witness's testimony. If an emotion is out of place in someone's testimony, you can pinpoint one of four emotions: Happy, Sad, Angry and Surprised. Other times, an overflow of emotions can cause things to shake up. Therefore you need to Probe and find out what's causing the emotions to go out of control. It's a really brilliant system that adds a new level of finding the truth in court. The game is split into two sections: Investigation and Trial. In Investigation, you travel through different locations to look for evidence. Sometimes you need to look one step further so you can interact with certain items to find more clues. In addition, you also talk with various witnesses. Some witnesses can be tough ones to crack so you'll need to present evidence to make them talk. If you succeed, then you're one step closer in preparing yourself for the trial to come. In Trial, you're in court and you take on the prosecution using all the evidence and knowledge you've obtained in the investigation. Witnesses will take the stand and testify what they know. As a Defense Attorney, your job is to see if they're either lying or telling the truth. You do it in two ways: Pressing and Presenting. Pressing witnesses can help you know more about what happened. Sometimes you get additional testimony that can help and other times, it doesn't do much. Presenting evidence at certain points can help find a person's lies but be careful, doing so in a manner you shouldn't will get you penalized. Get penalized a few times and you lose. At least with this game, you can try again without having to go to the Main Menu. From a visual standpoint, this game is really great for a 3DS game. Simply top notch. The character models look really awesome and they add a sense of life to the game. The locations are awesome and they can range from a village to a prestigious academy. Music is simply cool adding atmosphere and at times can drive you to the edge of your seat. Simply awesome. I have a few favorite tracks and I recommend you listen to the OST and see for yourself. As for length, this game is long at about 20-30 hours. It's a game that once you start playing, you'll get hooked. Sure there isn't much replayability but the upcoming DLC case will probably add a few extra hours to your game time. There are anime cutscenes in the game that propel the story forward with the voice acting spot on. The game does have some flaws and for starters, I feel that they dumbed down the investigation parts of the game. In previous games, you can investigate every nook and cranny finding unique things which can lead to humorous bits. Here, once your cursor spots something red, it counts as something important. I feel that the game is holding your hand with this one and that is a bummer. I don't know if there are any other flaws but that's all I can see from my experience of it. Final thoughts... this game is one you shouldn't pass up. When they say the game is dark due to that M rating, they meant it. It has a story that has you pitting your beliefs to the test all while putting you on a roller coaster where finding the truth isn't as easy as people say. It has great characters, strong visuals, catchy music and a presentation that screams awesome. If you have a 3DS and $30 with you, get this game. You will not be disappointed. It hasn't for me and neither should you. My final verdict for this game is a 9 out of 10! A Must own with Angry Joe's BAD-ASS seal of approval.