I’m excited to report that indie studio Lunaris Games has finally given us an update on their queer, noir visual novel, Call Me Under.The team has been quiet about the project since it was successfully crowdfunded on Kickstarter back in 2020, but they’ve just announced that the first full chapter of Call Me Under will be available today on Steam! This expanded chapter features 1-2 hours of gameplay. As an added bonus, Lunaris Games also shared that the full game will be available on PC later in 2023!
Submerge yourself in eldritch horrors, romance, and an ancient power struggles with this latest release from the team behind When the Night Comes and Errant Kingdom.
Indie studio, Harlevin recently launched the Kickstarter campaign for their upcoming 18+ romance visual novel, Celestial Crowns. This will be a commercial release ($24.99 USD) Customize your Monarch and romance 3 love interests in this fantasy tale about powerful kingdoms and ancient magic. How will you rule?
Red Rebellion is a historical fantasy romance set in late medieval England in the 1450s. In this fairy tale mashup Robin Hood teams up with Red Riding Hood to save their town fueling the sparks of rebellion.
A Kiss From Death is a mystery fantasy indie visual novel developed by Gongon Studio, the team behind the horror otome, Eye Can See You. On the day of her father’s funeral, Lucinda meets and befriends a strange child and though their encounter is short, they leave a big impression. Years later she meets her old friend again, but with their reunion, Lucinda learns that they might be harboring unsettling secrets that could change her life forever.
Doki Doki Dollmaker is a fantasy boys love visual novel developed by Karitsa. After the death of his parents, Lyle is forced to start over with his older brother in a new town. To help him cope with the changes in his life, Lyle makes five dolls. But, he gets more than he bargained for when the dolls come to life?! Be immersed in this heartfelt tale of love and discover what it means to find yourself, no matter who, or what, is willing to lend a hand!
The sequel to the 2020 heart-to-heart barista talking simulation game by Toge Productions, Coffee Talk Episode 2: Hibiscus & Butterfly serves up caffeinated comfort on April 20, 2023, on Steam, GOG.COM, Epic Games Store, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PlayStation 4|5.
Untold Atlas is an expedition adventure themed romance game developed by indie team, Nochi Studios. This is the team’s third title to date and features a brand new story and character to fall in love with! Join Riya Cross on an expedition with their crew to explore a mysterious island that resurfaced from the depths of the sea and discover the truth of the island’s ancient technology while diving into their own adventure and romances along the way.
Indie dev, Rascal Devworks recently launched the Kickstarter campaign for their upcoming amare visual novel, Sigh of the Abyss. It’s a dark fantasy visual novel set in the Mediterranean, a romantic tale written in shadows and blood, with a heavy focus on roleplay, choices and relationships. The team launched the campaign to fund additional voice acting.
TOUCHSTARVED is a gothic horror romance visual novel and debut game from Red Spring Studio: a small indie team made up of veteran game developers from Riot Games, Nix Hydra, Bungie, and more. The game will be crowdfunded via Kickstarter on March 21, 2023 for release on PC and Mac.
Fantasy | Romance | Horror
Demo: 1st chapter of the full game + 7 unlockable CGs
Indie dev, Wholesome Wraith (Purple Herring Games) recently launched the Kickstarter campaign for their upcoming otome/boys love visual novel, My Alien Roommate! In addition to the Kickstarter campaign, the team released a new extended demo with even more content. My Alien Roommate is a story-driven romance visual novel about having an alien roommate who you try to keep secret from the rest of the world.
Comedic | Slice-of-Life | School Otome | BL with Thriller | Sci-Fi
Available on PC | Steam
Tentative Release: December 2024
Campaign Period: February 28, 2023 to March 30, 2023