If You're Into Visual Novels, Play Steins;Gate

If you were on the Internet in 2000, you may remember John Titor, a message board poster who said he had traveled back through time from a post-apocalyptic 2036, ravaged by World War III and the collapse of federal government. Titor, as it turned out, wasn’t real. But he stuck in people’s heads, and he makes a central… »8/26/15 4:30pm8/26/15 4:30pm

The Three Steins;Gate Spin-off Games You’ve Probably Never Heard of

Steins;Gate is an absolutely fantastic visual novel. And while it has been released on the PC in the US (and will be hitting the PS3 and Vita next month), it’s far from the only Steins;Gate game out there. And no, I’m not talking about the upcoming sequel, Steins;Gate 0; I’m talking about the three spin-offs.
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Steins;Gate is coming to North American and European PlayStation 3s and Vitas in 2015 via publisher

Steins;Gate is coming to North American and European PlayStation 3s and Vitas in 2015 via publisher PQube. Considered by many to be one of the finest visual novels ever made, the time-traveling science adventure came to North American PC earlier this year via JAST USA. Check out our full review of the PC release. »12/16/14 9:00am12/16/14 9:00am

Going From Fan to Professional Game Translator and Back Again

A few weeks back, I talked about how fans of Steins;Gate animated one of the audio dramas to make an hour-long extra movie. What I didn’t mention is that the main translator of that project is also one of the main translators of the game’s official release. And how he came to that job is an interesting little story. »5/02/14 7:00am5/02/14 7:00am

The Many Worlds Interpretation of RPGs

Soo... Playing too much Steins;Gate can really do something to you. I just wrapped up my Video Review of the Visual Novel, but while I was playing through, It made me think of the many theories of time travel. I decided to unleash a little bit of my own Game Theorist in me, and I was inspired by some of the RPG posts »4/10/14 11:30am4/10/14 11:30am

Steins;Gate Gets a Live-Action Play and It's Terrific

Steins;Gate is one of the most popular visual novels in recent years. It spawned not only several other side-story games but also an anime (and sequel movie). But that's not all. This past week saw the close of the Steins;Gate live-action play. And like the anime before it, it proved to be an excellent adaptation. »10/22/13 5:00am10/22/13 5:00am

This Video Game Stage Adaptation Will Let You Choose The Ending

Steins;Gate, the popular video game, already has manga, anime, and novel adaptations. The game has had different spinoffs and side stories, including multiple games and a movie (Note to fans: the blu-ray version of the movie, coming in December, will have English subtitles). Now, Steins;Gate is getting a stage… »8/29/13 6:30am8/29/13 6:30am