"Steins;Gate Phenogram of Linear Restraint" To Ship in April With Replica SG001 Phone

XBox 360/PlayStation 3 visual scheduled for April 25th

The release of new Steins;Gate game Phenogram of Linear Restraint has been pinned down to a a date of April 25, 2013 - in our timeline. Additionally, a nice bonus item has been announced. If you go for the limited edition of the XBox 360/PlayStation 3 visual novel, you'll get a Rintarou Okabe's “SG001″ phone. Though, instead of functioning phone, the plastic nicknack will play character catch phrase audio clips.


The release is  7,140 ($80) yen for the standard edition versus 11,550 yen ($130) for the limited




The game promises to explore the time travel mystery from the perspective of the LaboMen with two other scenarios announced:



Rintarou Okabe’s scenario
(Dr.Jekyll on lines)

Scenario writer: Shimokura Bio ( scenario writer involved in the original Steins;Gate and Phantom ~Requiem for the Phantom~)

Mayuri Shiina makes Okabe a costume, with which he becomes Alpaca Man, Akihabara's hero of justice, using D-mail and time slip to for the good of the community's otaku.

Trouble comes when when Kurisu Makise shows up at his door in mourning dress.



Yuugo Mister Braun Tennouji’s scenario
(A Strange Building Filled Of Love)
Scenario writer: Shogo Sakamoto (also the scenario writer for The [email protected] series and Way of the Samurai)

Yuugo Tennouji uses recent lottery winnings to renovate his Japanese cypress wood home/CRT TV shop, after which his daughter Nae becomes mysteriously distressed. Okabe gets involved, suggesting the use of D-mail to fix the issue.


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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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