If you remember all the way back to last November, I started to cover the beginnings of an official translation and release for a little-known free visual novel in Narcissu 1st+2nd, covering the beginning of the Steam Greenlight campaign and then covering the successful completion of the campaign. Now the group behind it has released the game through Steam's Early Access program. Hit the jump for the details.
Yet another visual novel project launches a Steam Greenlight campaign, as the Sekai Project group have begun their campaign to have their latest project land on Steam in Narcissu, with the dual goals of having the game launch with a new English translation and be available at no cost to players. Hit the jump for the info.
In commemoration of the 10th anniversary of Key's visual novel CLANNAD, Updraft, a Tokyo-based company specialized in anime/game character goods, has started accepting pre-orders for smartphone cases for iPhone5/5s featuring a laser engraved illustration on the back. Hit the jump for more details.
After years of anticipation, the official English language version of the Steins;Gate visual novel is coming this Winter from JAST USA. Hit the jump for all of the info on the limited edition, now up for pre-order with the standard digital-only version.
The recent announcement of the Attack On Titan spin-off manga to run in shojo manga magazine ARIA was received with mixed emotions by some fans since it will be done by different authors and not the original author. However, the biggest surprise was revealed in the preview of the visual novel "Kui Naki Sentaku (A Choice With No Regrets)", included in vol. 3 of the Blu-Ray release. SPOILER ALERT! Proceed with caution!
Imagine if you will, that you are the only human present at St. PigeoNation's Institute, "the most splendid and greatest academy of the pigeon, by the pigeon and for the pigeon." Yes, pigeons. And then imagine, that in your second year, you begin to feel strange new emotions that could even be called...love. More on the wacky visual novel game, "Hatoful Boyfriend" after the jump.