Over the past week, I’ve been playing a Japanese dating sim by the name of New Love Plus+. And, as ostensibly odd as that title is, it is far from the oddest Japanese game title I have come across.
Today marks the release of lovely little adventure game Zero Escape: Virtue’s Last Reward, and if you think that’s a silly name, you’re not alone.
Gamers are always on the hunt for vindication. Some form of acceptance amongst the wider community. Thing is, we’re so busy worrying over whether games are art, or dangerous, that we overlook a potentially larger problem: what we call them.