The female-focused "otome" romance game comes to Nintendo's handheld with new story content and some 3DS-specific features, like 3D graphics and the ability to take your potentially creepster picture with the story's main characters.
No release date has been announced yet, but those interested can stay tuned to the official site for more.
April 23, 2013 Torrance, CA – Aksys Games is pleased to announce the visual novel/otome title Hakuoki: Memories of the Shinsengumi, part of the critically acclaimed Hakuoki series, will be coming to the US! Bringing the hit Hakuoki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom to the Nintendo 3DS™, Hakuoki: Memories of the Shinsengumi also utilizes the Nintendo 3DS™'s native 3D capabilities, includes new story content, and gives players the chance to take a photo with their favorite characters from Hakuoki!
About Hakuoki: Memories of the Shinsengumi
At a time when shogunate and imperial forces clashed for supremacy over Japan, Chizuru travels to Kyoto in search of her missing father. She runs into the Shinsengumi, a band of samurai warriors sworn to protect the shogun. Chizuru soon learns that they, too, are looking for her father. What awaits them is more than just your typical missing person's case, as they face off against imperial soldiers and the supernatural! But in the midst of all this madness, will sweet and innocent Chizuru find love?
An Epic Tale of Love and Honor – Learn about Chizuru and her many companions, as well as the secrets and political intrigue behind the Shinsengumi and the mystery of her missing father.
Six New Stories – Learn what happens in between major events, and gain a bit of insight into the minds of the characters! These side tales give new meaning to other events in the story.
See The Men of Hakuoki in 3D – Utilizing Nintendo 3DS™'s 3D functionality, play Hakuoki: Memories of the Shinsengumi in 3D!
Photo / Movie Gallery – As you progress through the game, unlock a myriad of photos and movies from important moments in the story!
Photo Booth Fun! – Get your friends and pose with your favorite characters in a variety of themes and backgrounds inspired by "purikura" – Japanese photo sticker booths! Create some unforgettable pictures!
Hakuoki: Memories of the Shinsengumi has not been rated (RP) by the Entertainment Software Ratings Board (ESRB). For more information visit www.hakuoki.com/memories.