Welcome to 2013!

January 1, 2013 at 12:01 am 3 comments

2013_Akatsuki_Works

Happy new year everyone! 明けましておめでとうございます!

That’s yet another year is in the books, having survived the end of the world. Well, I knew it wouldn’t happen since I played Owaru Sekai no Birthday this year. It can’t end when we still have such a huge backlog to clear. Anyways, I’ll give a short recap of the past year and see if I fulfilled my New Year’s resolutions for this year.

There wasn’t much changes to the blog this year as we’re quite satisfied with the current structure focusing on eroge-focused weekly news, monthly eroge release overviews, and anime previews and first impressions (by Zen and nemuiwanko). I finally got around to updating the eroge company list, and also added Twitter and Facebook sharing buttons for posts. WordPress added country stats back in February. Obviously, the US tops the list, followed by Indonesia, Canada, Malaysia and Singapore.

My resolution from last year was to finish 18 of the top 20 imouto-ge according to EGS. Honestly, I didn’t pay too much attention to it. It showed with vast majority of games I played were recently released ones. The list changed a bit over this year, with Riaimo almost catching up to Yoake. I’ve went up from 13 to 14, but I still haven’t played Sinsemilla yet (I started earlier this year, but then my hard drive died).

2013_Sphere

Random 2012 tidbits:

  • 30 new companies debuted this year. Even though none of their games were masterpieces, this shows that eroge isn’t dwindling by any means.
  • Eroge/VN anime adaptations this year: Amagami SS+Shining HeartsKoichocoMuv-Luv TELittle Busters! (finally) and Robotics;Notes. DCIII has been announced for spring 2013!
  • Sakimoe Saimoe concluded with Toki’s victory. She knew it all along after Saki swept the quarterfinals.
  • It seems like the PS2 ports have come to an end, and in their place come the PSP adaptations. There’s also a trend towards social games.
  • Smartphones are showing up a lot in the eroge themselves (Hatsukoi 1/1).
  • While I don’t think there’s an increase in all-ages games, they don’t seem to work for every company. DCIIITOKYO BABEL and Imaimo didn’t do badly, but Supipara put minori to the brink of bankruptcy, leading to the promotion for their following game (Perseus) having a great focus on H.
  • Speaking of H, there seems to be more moe/chara-based nukige this year, such as Pure Girl and Kurafuta. The stories are quite simplistic and there’s sure a lot of H (51 scenes in Kurafuta), but they’re quite enjoyable if you like the chars. I love apple pie!
  • AkabeiSoft2 restructured its vast number of sub-brands, closing some which had only released 1-2 games. Then they created some more by the end of the year. What was the point of all that?
  • UnisonShift Blossom doesn’t seem right without Itou Noizi…
  • How about those feels? Four Leaf Studio’s Katawa Shoujo came out at the beginning of this year. While not amazing, it’s still a step in the right direction for the English doujin community. My fav route was Emi’s.
  • SQUARE ENIX wasn’t too thrilled with EX-ONE’s Futsuno Fantasy and had them change a bunch of stuff, from the logo to the various parodies (goodbye Chocobo!).
  • Chuunibyou games were unsurprisingly common when Chu2Koi was airing.
  • BK1 merged with e-book seller honto, but there were no changes among their offered services.
  • It doesn’t matter WHO IS IMOUTO. Miyabi is mine.
  • I don’t really have much time for MMOs nowadays, but TERA was quite pretty and SEA (English) RO2 open beta started just a few days ago. Since I loved RO, I’m obligated to play RO2 even if it sucks.
  • Let’s nai nai!

I played a total of 18 games this year, all but one of which were released this year (Amamiso was the exception). That’s less than last year’s 24, but I played a lot more trials. My favourite was Irohika, which is best played following Iroseka since it is more of a sequel than just a fandisk. DCIII and Owaru Sekai were also pretty good. The worst was Hatsukoi 1/1, which I ranted about for a good few weeks. My favourite manga from this year would be Sis Plus, while my fav LN is Papakiki (also loved the anime – happy happy girl!).

Once again, we were blessed with lots of wonderful imoutos this year, including Hiyoko Strike‘s HinaTsukumo‘s Tsukumo and Maya, DCIII‘s Himeno, Monobeno‘s Natsuha, Yukiiro‘s Miyuki and Akira, Arterial‘s MiraiSakura NoReply‘s MintoKoiimo‘s Aoi and Akane1/2 summer‘s KazuhaOwaruSekai‘s IliLovely Quest‘s MinahoPure Girl‘s SoraMelodia‘s MelOtama‘s MomijiAemushi‘s NanagiNainai‘s Hazuki and Ren, Tototo‘s SusukiImaimo‘s AyumuKimisora‘s An and PerseusRen. However, the co-winners this year are Kurafuta‘s twins Yae and Ema! I can’t choose just one!

Kurafuta_Imoutos_Needed

妹   だ   か   ら   で   す   ☆

My New Year’s resolution for this year is to finish Sakuya’s route in Sinsemilla and play the Applique fandisk as well. It always seemed like I get distracted whenever I pick it up, so maybe this will give me some motivation.

Thanks for continuing to support us! We hope you are looking forward to another good year for eroge and imoutos!

2013_SAGA_PLANETS

Entry filed under: Miscellaneous. Tags: .

Best Eroge OPs of 2012 January 2013 Eroge Releases

3 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Metaler  |  January 1, 2013 at 5:17 pm

    Happy new year. May we continue to chill, sit back, and take ‘er easy throughout 2013.

    Reply
  • 2. Eab1990  |  January 2, 2013 at 2:57 am

    Late happy new year.

    I feel like there’s a ton this year I didn’t do, not counting Hoshimemo or anything. I must improve myself for imoutos’ sake.

    Reply
  • 3. xPoWx~  |  January 2, 2013 at 8:00 am

    happy new year, sadly i can’t read kanji or katakana (or whatever the letters used in eroge are actually called) at all, so i’ll have to stick to translated VNs for the time being, sadly it seems i’m missing quite a few good ones….whatever my new year’s resolution is to learn japanese, so i can finally enjoy the VNs, that aren’t translated so as THP, Kura-kun, 1/2 summer, etc. pp.

    Happy new year to everyone :3

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Trackback this post  |  Subscribe to the comments via RSS Feed


おかえりお兄ちゃん、お姉ちゃん!

Recent News


Webclap

Thank you, nii-san!

Latest Entries

Categories

いつでもスーパー妹タイム

Authors

Micchi

Imouto sensor ON
二次元妹は至高

nemuiwanko

Building up my nendoroid army

Zen

. . .

Upcoming Eroge

Last updated: 05/24

05/27
Natsuiro Kokoro Log Hearts『ナツイロココロログ』応援中です! Boku to Koisuru Ponkotsu Akuma. Suggoi Ecchi!
スミレ『僕と恋するポンコツアクマ。すっごいえっち!』応援中! Soshite Hatsukoi ga Imouto ni Naru
ALcotハニカム「そして初恋が妹になる」応援中! Seikentsukai no Proposition
聖鍵遣いの命題《プロポジション》 Pure Marriage Madoka-hen
Tarareba
タラレババナー 200px×40px WIZARD LINKS
Ruri no Ie
SkyFish 最新作『瑠璃の檻《ルリ・ノ・イエ》-DOMINATION GAME-』を応援しています!! Sakuranomori†Dreamers
Otome Riron to Sonogo no Shuuhen
Miagete Goran, Yozora no Hoshi o FINE DAYS
FLOWERS -Aki-hen-
06/24
Giniro, Haruka
Kimi to Yumemishi
laplacian『キミトユメミシ』応援中! Koi to Mahou to Kanrinin ~Unmei no Haguruma-hen~
LAMUNATION!
Otome*Domain
Koisuru Kimochi no Kasanekata FD
Yakimochi Kanojo no Ichizu na Koi
Planet Dragon
Bokura no Sekai ni Shukufuku o.
Slime Musume no Sodatekata
Koi to Koisuru Utopia
07/28
Aristear Rimain
アストロノーツ・コメット『アリスティア・リメイン』を応援しています! Koisuru Ojou-sama wa Ecchi na Hanayome
07/29
Tsumikoi×2/3
Chicchakunai mon!
『ちっちゃくないもんっ!』応援中! Ichibun no Ni Koigokoro
天ノ葉「1分の2恋ゴコロ」 応援中♪ Senren*Banka
Ojou-sama no Hanbun wa Renai de Dekiteimasu!
Nanairo*Clip
Amatsutsumi
Shoujo Minority
Floral Flowlove
Chuuni Hime no Teikoku
BALDR HEART
Kagura Houshinka
Katahane -An'call Belle-
08/14
Nanairo Script
08/26
Natsu no Majo no Parade
『夏の魔女のパレード』応援中! Yuuwaku Scramble
Hanahime*Absolute!
Triangle Love
09/23
Tayutama 2
『タユタマ2 -you're the only one-』2016年5月27日発売予定! Sen no Hatou, Tsukisome no Kouki
09/30
Omokage Railback
Goshujin-sama, Maid Fuku o Nugasanaide.
Kanojo*Step
Zettai Junshu☆New Kozukuri World
10/28
Liber_7
11/25
Haruoto Alice*Gram
Recently announced
D.C.III With You
D.C.III With You ~ダ・カーポIII~ ウィズユー Low Spec!?
Yuusei Tenshi Primaveil Drei
『遊聖天使プリマヴェールDrei』応援中! Ouka Sabaki
Hitotsu no Yane no, Tsubasa no Shita de
Alice Muppet
Taiyou no Ko
Momoiro Guardian EX
kano-tsuku
Rance 10
Shin Koihime†Musou -Kakumei-
Yume to Iro de Dekiteiru
Harmonia
Fairytale Encore
Randoseru Syndrome
Aoiro Note
Idol School! ULTRA-ORANGE
Kami-sama Game
Saihate★Frontier
Ama no Shoujo
Unionism Quartet A3-DAYS
Toki*Sora
Sora no Tsukurikata
Pure Marriage Sakura-hen
Pure Marriage Serika-hen
MIBURO
KARAKARA
Corona Blossom
Bishoujo Mangekyou: Tsumi to Batsu no Shoujo
Ao no Kanata no Four Rhythm -ZWEI-
Silverio Trinity
Hakoniwa Logic FD
Tsukihime Remake
Majo to Ken to Sen no Tsuki
AstralAir no Shiroki Towa Finale
Gakkou no Seiiki
TRINOLINE
Zannen na Ane to no Love Comedy
Suki to Suki de Sankaku Renai
Haruru Minamo ni
Koinosu☆Ichacolize
DependSpace DESERT RAIN FiNALIoN Gamer's Square Getchu.com りぺあ ~Patch Library~ かめのこおらの休憩所 愚者の館 新:誠也の部屋 萌えゲーアワード
からふる ぱれっとx365 Indico lite KOGE*2 HOUSE moeyo.com MOON PHASE 雑記 インターネットラジオステーション<音泉> Steparu.com

Feeds

Thank you for visiting!

  • 3,802,546 hits since Sept 2/08


Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 432 other followers

%d bloggers like this: