News Round-Up for the Week of October 19

Here’s your visual novel news for the week of October 19th!

Read news about Our Life: Beginnings and Always, Code: Realize ~Wintertime Miracles~, and new Kickstarters for Camp Palut and LIP! Lewd Idol Project.

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Cat President 2: Purrlitical Revolution Released

The sequel to Cat President from Oh, A Rock! Studios, featuring still photography of feline friends, released on Steam on October 13th.

Our Life: Beginnings and Always to Release on Steam and

The make-your-own-MC slice-of life story from GB Patch Games will release on Steam and on November 16th. You can wishlist it and play the demo now.

De Capo 4 Fortunate Departures Release Announced

The sequel to De Capo 4 from Circus will release on PC in Japan in spring 2021. The first print edition will include a vocal song CD and booklet, and a bundle with the game’s predecessor will be available.

Memories Off Historia Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 Will Launch in Japan

The 4 and 3 game bundle (with upconverted material) from publisher Mages will launch for PS4 and Switch and Japan on March 25th, 2021. Preorders are currently available at various online retailers.

Code: Realize ~Wintertide Miracles~ to Get Western Switch Release

Aksys Games announced the English Switch version of the game will release in early 2021. Limited editions will include a set of five metal buttons and an acrylic keychain. The game is already available on PS4 and PS Vita.

Chicken Police Releases Next Month

The adventure hybrid detective game from The Wild Gentlemen is planned to release on Steam, Xbox One, and PS4 on November 5th. A Switch version is to be announced.

Root Double -Before Crime * After Days- Xtend Edition to Get Switch Release

From ININ Games, Sekai Project, and Regista, the tense survival drama will release on Nintendo Switch in Europe and North America in late 2020.

Tokimeki Memorial: Girl’s Side 4th Heart in Development for Switch

After the first announcement in April 2019, Konami has announced the game in is development for Switch. A release date is to be determined.

Himehibi Zoku! Nigakki: New Princess Days!! Announced for Switch in Japan

On the heels of the Switch release for its predecessor Himehibi: Princess Days, the game from Takuyo was announced for Switch this winter in Japan. The game is already available on PS2, PSP, and PS Vita.

Fantasy Tavern Sextet Announced for Switch

The first in a three volume series from Qureate, it will be followed by two additional volumes at a later date. It launches for Switch on November 5th worldwide, supporting English, Japanese, and both Traditional and Simplified Chinese.

Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony Re-published to PlayStation Store

After an announcement from long-time PlayStation publisher Nippon Ichi that many Danganronpa games would no longer be available for purchase, Spike Chunsoft has published the game to the PlayStation storefront at a reduced price.

New Kickstarters This Week

Camp Palut

Ends: November 20th

“It’s your first time at summer camp, and you’re almost a senior in high school. Although you weren’t totally thrilled when your parents sent you off, finding out that your three cabin mates are incredibly cute certainly helps to soften the blow. 

But there’s something puzzling about Camp Palut, and unraveling the mystery is the only way to keep you and your fellow campers safe.

Will you save the day AND get the girl?”

LIP! Lewd Idol Project

Ends: November 19th

“Kairi is a young and cheerful girl with a dream…Becoming the best and most popular idol ever!

“…after another failed audition, she meets Ranko, a self-proclaimed ‘producer’ that introduces the innocent idol wannabe to her most recent and ambitious project LIP! Lewd Idol Project.”

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