Originally only playable on portable systems, the first two Danganronpa games were well respected but criminally underplayed. With the third core game, Killing Harmony, coming to the west later this year, Spike Chunsoft wanted to introduce the series to a greater number of players. 1-2 Reload is a collection of the first two games, and this is the first time the series has been playable on the PlayStation 4.
Critics unsurprisingly praised the two games themselves, with some saying that they are two of the best visual novels you could hope to find. However, they add that the collection adds nothing to the games and simply acts as a collection to introduce new people to the series in time for V3 in September. It is recommended for newcomers but there is no reason for long term fans to return. You can read our review here.