DanganRonpa: Trigger Happy Havoc Comes to North America and Europe

Jul 9th 2013
DANGANRONPA: TRIGGER HAPPY HAVOC OPENS FIRE!

Anime Expo, Calif. (July 6, 2013) – NIS America is thrilled to announce that the highly popular mystery adventure game, Danganronpa™: Trigger Happy Havoc, will be making its way to the PlayStation®Vita in both North America and Europe early next year. The game is a revised and revamped edition of a title originally released on the PlayStation®Portable in Japan in 2010. You'll take on the role of Makoto Naegi, a desperately average teenager who somehow finds himself accepted into Hope's Peak Academy, a prestigious high school normally reserved for the nation's most "ultimate" students. But when he arrives, he and the other students soon find themselves trapped in a battle for survival against a twisted mastermind who has taken them all prisoner. You'll have to unmask the villain and uncover the secret of the school...or die trying!

For more information, please visit NISAmerica.com/danganronpa/

About the game:

Hope's Peak Academy is home to Japan's best and brightest high school students—the beacons of hope for the future. But that hope suddenly dies when Makoto Naegi and his classmates find themselves imprisoned in the school, cut off from the outside world and subject to the whims of a strange, murderous little bear named Monokuma. He pits the students against each other, promising freedom to anyone who can murder a fellow classmate and get away with it. It's up to you to find out who Monokuma really is, and why you've been taken from the world you once knew. But be careful what you wish for— sometimes there's nothing more deadly than the truth...

Key features:
Daily Life, Deadly Life: Trapped in a school-turned-prison, students are murdering each other one by one. You'll have to investigate each incident, search for clues, and talk to your classmates to try and get to the bottom of each brutal case!
Mock Trial: The nefarious Monokuma serves as judge, jury, and executioner as you engage in deadly wordplay, going back and forth with suspects, dissecting their statements and firing their words back at them to expose their lies!
Popularity Contest: Sway classmates to your side in each investigation, squeezing information from them to figure out who did it. And when you do, turn up the heat in a variety of timing and reflex-based game systems to uncover the truth and save your skin!

Release date : Early 2014
Platform : PlayStation®Vita
Genre : Mystery Adventure
Player(s) : Single
ESRB/PEGI/USK : RP
Publisher : NIS America, Inc.
Developer : Spike Chunsoft Co.,Ltd.


About Spike Chunsoft

Headquartered in Tokyo, Spike Chunsoft Co., Ltd. is a Japan based publisher and developer specialized in console and social video game industries. Spike Chunsoft has published some of the best-selling console games in Japan, namely Way of the Samurai series, Mystery Dungeon series and Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward. Spike Chunsoft also has extensive experience with the development of console video games, such as Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Tenkaichi for PS3® and Xbox 360.

About NIS America

In 2003, NIS America was established in Southern California to bring exciting, one-of-a-kind Japanese culture to North America. NIS America's team members devote themselves to the fans. Their respect for their fans is at the heart of everything they do. As an established entertainment publisher in the U.S., NIS America is committed to continuous growth and improvement.

NIS America is a subsidiary of Nippon Ichi Software, Inc., a Japanese company famous for its unique line of strategy RPGs with titles such as Disgaea, Phantom Brave, and Makai Kingdom. NIS America has also become a publisher of Japanese anime titles, such as Toradora!, anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day, and Natsume's Book of Friends.

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