Punch Line

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7 / 10
Jul 8, 2019

It's best to think of Punch Line the visual nove/puzzler as a sort of addendum and guidebook to the anime. Fans of the show get to revisit their favourite characters and scenes in a different format, but everyone else might have a little trouble understanding the appeal.

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2 / 10.0
Jun 23, 2019
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May 30, 2019

Punch Line isn't for everybody, and this port has some issues, but it's a solid VN with a great story and an endearing cast of characters.

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3.5 / 10.0
Nov 21, 2018

PUNCH LINE fails to engage the player in any way, its play and story lifeless.

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7 / 10.0
Nov 6, 2018

All in all, I came away pleased with the experience. While I did know all the plot twists from the anime, the game was still fun and short enough to pick up a chapter here and there. While Punch Line really feels more like a handheld or mobile experience, it’s still a lot of gags, fun, and good music. If you haven’t seen the anime, now you can play it, so get out there and don’t stare at the panties!

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80 / 100
Oct 18, 2018

Punch Line adapts a great story to the consoles, but not without some minor flaws.

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8.5 / 10.0
Oct 15, 2018

Punch Line tells a fantastic story amidst all the chaos that takes place. It may seem pervy from its advertisements but there is a charming experience here that you will surely remember.

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9 / 10
Oct 11, 2018

I had a fun time with Punch Line. I got a really cool story with twists and turns that keep my head spinning, with some interesting gameplay diversion as well, that helped to move the story forward. The episodic structure was really cool, giving it a different feel than most visual novels. This felt more like a binge watch than playing a game. Check this game out!

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7 / 10
Oct 4, 2018

Punch Line is a quite good visual novel with an interesting story and a lot of fan service.

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9 / 10.0
Oct 3, 2018

The game was a joy to experience and I cannot wait to see how the world is saved. Visual novel fan or not, the characters, writing, and unique gameplay are all easily appreciated and enjoyed. And while the fan service is definitely there, it's not the focus of the game. In fact, in a perfect, non-destroyed world, you'll see as few panties as possible.

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