oprainfall Week End Review 1/23/22 – 1/29/22

Sunday, January 30th, 2022

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It’s time for our weekly recap, oprainfall Week End Review! This week we did our yearly oprainfall Awards, there are some great sales on visual novels and some other news items to look back on. I’m going to do a different format this week, and see if this works better.


Features this week include  cooking and end of year lists and Quentin does some more cooking with Final Fantasy XIV.

2021 oprainfall Awards: Best RPG

2021 oprainfall Awards: Best Fighter

2021 oprainfall Awards: Best Mobile

2021 oprainfall Awards: Best Indie

2021 oprainfall Awards: Best Atmosphere

2021 oprainfall Awards: Best Music

2021 oprainfall Awards: Best Multiplatform

2021 oprainfall Awards: Best Hero

2021 oprainfall Awards: Best Girl

2021 oprainfall Awards: Best Story

2021 oprainfall Awards: Best Heroine

2021 oprainfall Awards: Best Guy

2021 oprainfall Awards: Best Console Exclusive

2021 oprainfall Awards: Best Action / Adventure

2021 oprainfall Awards: Game of the Year (GOTY)

Cooking Eorzea Week 7: Crab Croquette


In news this week the highly anticipated MONARK got a demo, JAST and MangaGamer both have sales, Atelier Sophie 2‘s combat system is detailed and more.

NIS Classics Volume 2 – Release Date Announced

MONARK – Free Demo Now Available

Atelier Sophie 2: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Dream New Combat System Revealed

Nintendo Download For 1/27/2022

Pistol Daimyo no Bouken Joins the Arcade Archives Lineup Today

JAST is having a Lunar New Year Sale

AI: THE SOMNIUM FILES – nirvanA Initiative: Release Date Announced

Death Stranding Director’s Cut Out on PC March 30th

The MangaGamer Lunar New Year Sale Has Arrived


That’s all for this week’s oprainfall Week End Review. No reviews this week because the Awards got all the feature time, but there will be some going live next week. Let me know in the comments if you like this format better, or the straight list format I did last week. It takes a bit more time to do the straight list, but if that is what folks prefer then I’ll go back to that next week.

Thanks for hanging out, until next time.

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