The Voltage Inc. detective otome game, Metro PD: Close to You is now available on the Nintendo Switch and on PC, via Steam! Metro PD: Close to You is an action-packed romance starring a young detective who, through solving dangerous cases alongside her new boss, falls in love. First arriving in romance story app Love 365: Find Your Story in November 2017, with a rich storyline and charming cast, this beloved title has even been turned into an audiobook in Japanese.
An Otome romance game where you pursue love with Japanese animal gods.
Exciting news from the indie games space, Loca Games announced a month ago that their fantasy otome, Yukar of the Abyss would be coming to the Nintendo Switch. Early this morning the team announced that Yukar of the Abyss will be making it’s way to console ahead of the holidays on December 7th (America, Japan, Korea, and Hong Kong) and December 11th (Europe, Australia, and New Zealand).
A fantasy Otome visual novel based on the myths and legends of Hokkaido, Japan. Meet and fight with unique Gods, overcome fierce trials together, and discover what happens when you pursue forbidden love with the divine..
The all-ages adaptation, Sona-nyl of the Violet Shadows Refrain will be available on Steam and the original adult version with all the bonus Refrain content will be available on MangaGamer. Both will be released on December 7th, 2023, with pre-orders currently available on MangaGamer.
Otome gamers, we finally have a release date for Sympathy Kiss, the office romance otome is set to hit the Nintendo Switch physically and digitally on February 27th, 2024! Idea Factory International also released details about the limited edition!! Preorders for the Standard and Limited Edition will be available at a later date.
Twofold is a romance visual novel that focuses on relationships and family. It’s been in development since 2012 by Salty Salty Studios with the help of Studio Coattails and Studio Élan, being published through Studio Élan’s publishing wing Bellhouse. Studio Élan is most known for its previous yuri and women-focused romance titles such as Please Be Happy, Heart of the Woods, Highway Blossoms and more.
Even if Tempest Dawning Connections, the follow up to 2022’s dark fantasy otome game, Even if Tempest is one of the most anticipated releases of the year. Voltage Inc. really went above and beyond with their first console exclusive title, and the fandom is chomping at the bit to see how things are going for Anastasia and the rest of the gang after the tumultuous events of the first game.
In this sequel we follow Anastasia and the LIs as they embark on their happily ever after. Though, for some the road to happiness does come with a few twists and turns. Dawning Connections is everything we’ve wanted an more—offering a much lighter experience than the first game (though if you want a bit of drama there is plenty of that too).
Thanks to the awesome folks at Voltage Inc. I was able to check out the game before the release and y’all it is EVERYTHING! So here are some quick spoiler free thoughts on Even if Tempest Dawning Connections (typed from my hotel room)!
Otome gamers, we finally have the details on the My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom! Pirates of the Disturbance Limited Edition! The otome based on the wildly popular light novel series is set to arrive in the West on November 28th! During the announcement at Anime Expo, IFI revealed that there would be a limited edition! Preorders for the Limited Edition will be available at the IFI Online Store on October 25 at 10AM PDT.
At long last, Brittany based indie studio, Träumendes Mädchen released their fairytale inspired visual novel, Chronotopia: Second Skin. The project was crowdfunded on Kickstarter in 2016, but due to various circumstances spent years in development limbo. But, the developer has been working on the game and now it is finally available to play. Chronotopia: Second Skin is a unique rewriting of the Donkeyskin fairytale, a darker variation of Cinderella. Follow Kionna into a painful but ultimately rewarding search for her true self.
Publisher Fruitbat Factory announced last week that they will be releasing Kenkou Land’s dark mystery visual novel, MAMIYA: DoomsDay Dreams on Steam on November 21, 2023! This will serve as the final chapter of 2021’s MAMIYA – A Shared Illusion of the World’s End, bringing the dramatic tale to a close. MAMIYA follows a group of young men struggling against existential dread before the end of the world.
From September 27-30, the annual conference will showcase voices of color in the games industry
The 2023 Game Devs of Color Expo begins its eighth annual online event this Wednesday, September 27, featuring discussions, panels, interviews, and game announcements from creators of color in the games industry.