Swan Song Review

Title: Swan Song
Release date: 2005-07-29
English release date: 2010-06-22
Developer: FlyingShine
English publisher: Yandere Translations (as a fan-patch)

Everyone loves a good apocalyptic fic. You know - angels descending to Earth, Last Judgement trumpets blaring, lost souls begging for mercy, corpses littering the streets... A beautiful and heartwarming sight. And if an actual Apocalypse as per Revelation is not available, any other world-ending disaster will do - like a big mother' earthquake, for example. "Swan Song" is just such a pseudo-apocalyptic visual novel.


Snatcher Review

Title: Snatcher
Alias: スナッチャー
Release date: 1988-11-26 (PC-88) (partial release)
1992-10-23 (PCE) (full release)
English release date: 1994-12-15 (Sega CD/Sega Mega-CD)
2003-12-22 (MSX)
Developer: KCET
English publisher: Konami (Sega CD/Sega Mega-CD)
Fudeba Software (MSX) (as a fan-standalone)

What happens if you take a bit of "The Terminator", a dash of "Invasion of the Body Snatchers", pour on a good heaping of "Blade Runner" and sprinkle it with distinctly Japanese tropes? Well, I suppose that would be "Snatcher", unless you know of another Japanese game that fits the criteria.