If you've been holding out for the PC release of Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds, Idea Factory International has a date for you. The otome visual novel hits Steam on August 24, and will be 30% off for the first week, with the option of purchasing a Deluxe Bundle or Complete Deluxe Set.
You can find more details on the Steam page.
Samples from the Deluxe Pack—which also comes with an OST and wallpapers—include a look at the character art and event scene collections:
As for the game itself, features include:
- 12 Handsome Bachelors - Fall in love, and choose one of 12 bachelors (including 6 new bachelors in this installment) as your love interest. Discover multiple branching storylines and write your own history, as these warriors battle for your heart in this historical fantasy!
- Over 80 Hours of Romance - With over 30 different endings, immerse yourself in dramas of romance, friendship, and betrayal. Parameters affect your relationships, so be sure to keep track of your narrative choices to navigate away from bad endings--and win over his heart!
- Beauty at Your Fingertips - Fluid animation and vibrant art breathes life into this climatic era in Japan's history! Then, view all of the art in a gorgeous photo gallery.
Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. You can read his webcomic, BIG DUMB FIGHTING IDIOTS, every week at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox.