Today Japanese developer Frontwing hosted a panel at anime expo, announcing the release window of its visual novel Island.
The game will launch on Steam this summer, and the listing should already be available here. If you’re not familiar with the title, you can read an official description below.
“The story of ISLAND revolves around Sanzenkai Setsuna, a young man who wakes up on the shore of Urashima with no memories of his past. During the
game, you’ll explore Setsuna’s relationship with three girls on the island, Rinne, Karen, and Sara. As he uncovers the hidden secrets of Urashima’s past – and future – Setsuna must fight against fate to protect that which he treasures most.”
The game is also coming for PS4 in Japan only on June 28th and has already been released locally on PS Vita in 2017.
The Steam version will have English subtitles and interface, with Japanese audio.
For those who love things a bit spicier, Frontwing also announced that the adult visual novel Loca-Love will be released on steam, with a free 18+ patch available separately. Here are the details announced by the developer:
Aoi Ichitaro had been living on his own, until disaster strikes at his apartment and he’s temporarily evicted.
However, his misfortune turns out to be a blessing in disguise…
“Y-You’re… free to come and stay at my place!!” Kojika Hiwa – Ichitaro’s coworker at his part-time job – seems to have gathered all her courage to invite him over. Ichitaro, who had already taken a liking toward her, happily accepts, signaling the beginning of their new life together. At first, things are awkward and embarrassing, but once the two become aware of their mutual feelings, their life takes a turn for the sweet.
Sleeping, eating, going to school… every moment of the day is pure bliss when spent together with the caring and homey Hiwa. Naturally, Ichitaro wishes thatthey could keep on living together forever. There’s just one thing he needs to do to make that happen…
The adult dungeon-crawling visual novel Lilitales is also coming in English, and it will be released on Steam, also with a free 18+ patch in tow. A release date is undecided but will be announced soon. here’s what the game is all about:
Lilitales tells the story of Lunarie (Luna) is a knight who serves the royal family, and her best friend and charge, Princess Jill. When Jill is kidnapped, Luna is framed for the crime, imprisoned, and tortured. Escaping her captors, Luna sets off on a journey to Ishtar, City of Slavers, to rescue Jill before she gets sold offas a sex slave.
Finally, there is some news for lovers of anime, as the anime adaptation of Grisaia: Phantom Trigger will be localized in English, with the first two episodes broadcasting later this year, and Blu-Ray sets available on Kickstarter.