G-Collections Announces Acquisition, Development, and Preorder Availability of Two New Adult PC GamesMay 14th 2007
San Diego, California, Monday, May 14, 2007
JAST USA affiliate brand G-Collections, the leading publisher of Japanese PC dating-sim games in English, today announced the acquistion of two new adult-oriented bishoujo ("beautiful girl") PC games schedule for release to the English language market.
Snow Sakura is the first, a heartwarming tale of romantic love set in the picturesque countryside of Japan's northern island, Hokkaido. You take the role of protagonst Yuuji as he begins his new school life there in a happy atmosphere surrounded by beautiful girls. A local legend tells of the mysterious "snow sakura", a cherry blossom that blooms in the heart of winter. Who will you choose to unravel its mystery with? A classic renai ("true love") story from one of Japan's master game writers.
The second new license is Lightning Warrior Raidy, G-Collections' first foray into the RPG (role-playing game) genre. You take the role of the fearless woman warrior Raidy in this classic 3D-style dungeon adventure, quested to clear the tower of Kyubast of monsters and liberate the village of Saad. Will you defeat the beautiful monster girls who have claimed the tower as their own, or will you suffer torture at their hands? A great new game full of sex and lesbian (yuri) themes.
Both games are in the initial phases of development and are expected to see release in mid- to late 2007, and are now available JAST USA (http://jastusa.com/) and other online anime retailers. Further game information is available at the official JAST USA website as well.
In other news from JAST USA, a price reduction is now in effect on eleven of the most popular Peach Princess and G-Collections titles, as well as on all titles from Hirameki International. Details on newly available retail and wholesale pricing are available at PCR Distributing (http://pcrdist.com).
Finally, JAST USA is happy to announce the launch of an official "side blog", the first official bishoujo game industry blog. Online now at http://otakuism.com it will feature regular news updates, exclusive promotions and the latest information on the growing English language bishoujo game industry.
About JAST USA
Ever since the first computers with color displays, Japan has had a strong culture of "love simulation" computer games, which simulate emotional and sexual interaction between the player and various game characters when the player "wins" the love of a given character. PC dating-sim games are often referred to "hentai" or "H" games by U.S. fans. JAST USA has been involved in licensing and translating Japanese dating-sim games since 1998, and is the leading producer and distributor of English-language PC games for adults in any form. The company has a catalog of over 50 English-translated games with every theme from maids to "cat girls" and more. Game titles are available to retail customers via http://www.jastusa.com or for wholesale customers at http://www.pcrdist.com/ .