News Round-Up for the Week of August 3

It’s time for another news round-up! Let’s take a look at all of this week’s visual novel news and announcements.

Date A Live: Ren Dystopia Trailers

Compile Heart has released a new trailer as well as the opening video for the upcoming PS4 game Date A Live: Ren Dystopia, which is due out in Japan on September 24.

Bokuten Returns to Steam

After BokutenWhy I Became an Angel was removed from Steam amidst controversy, MangaGamer reported that the issues had been fixed and the visual novel returned to Steam.

The Code Name is “Shield 9” Remake Coming to Consoles

Entergram announced PS4 and Switch ports of Koi Suru Otome to Shugo no Tate – Re:boot The “SHIELD-9“, a remake of 2007’s Koi Suru Otome to Shugo no Tate – The Code Name is “Shield 9“, to be released on November 26.

Cross Channel: For All People Switch Port Announced

Regista announced a Switch version of Cross Channel: For All People, which will be released on August 20.

Synatherapy Announced

Synatherapy, a visual novel focused on the mental state of AI, has been announced by V Publishing and Crowned Daemon Studios. It will be released later this year on Steam.

Voltage Writers Get Pay Increase

Following controversy over Voltage Entertainment when writers for Lovestruck went on strike, Voltage has agreed to increase the wages of their writers.

Himehibi: Princess Days Coming to Switch

The 2006 otome Himehibi: Princess Days is coming to the Switch on September 10 in Japan.

Angelic Waves Kickstarter Launched

The Kickstarter campaign for the visual novel Angelic Waves is now live. You can check out our review of the Angelic Waves demo here.

Tokyo Re:Connect Kickstarter Launched

A Kickstarter campaign has also been launched for Tokyo Re:Connect, a slice-of-life visual novel with an episodic format.