Hakuoki: Stories of the Shinsengumi Website Updated

Apr 11th 2014
Standard Edition and Limited Edition Ships May 6, 2014 in North America

April 9, 2014 Torrance, CA - Aksys Games is pleased to announce that the Hakuōki: Stories of the Shinsengumi (released in Japan as Hakuōki Junsouroku) website is updated with a system and media page featuring the trailer! Hakuōki: Stories of the Shinsengumi will be shipping on May 6, 2014 for the PlayStation®3 entertainment system. Follow Chizuru, a young woman who finds herself fighting alongside the infamous Shinsengumi as competing factions war for control of Japan. In the midst of all this bloodshed and chaos, will Chizuru find love?



For more information about Hakuōki: Stories of the Shinsengumi Standard and Limited Editions, visit the official website.

Hakuōki: Stories of the Shinsengumi is rated M (Mature) by the Entertainment Software Ratings Board. For more information, visit www.esrb.org.

About the Hakuōki Series

Released in February 2012, Hakuoki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom drew praise from critics and fans alike as an original and beautifully-written visual novel. EGMnow.com hailed its story as something “you'll want to experience until its end, filled with interesting characters, lovely artwork, and a great English translation.” Aksys Games has expanded on this series here in the US with the action-adventure spin-off, Hakuōki: Warriors of the Shinsengumi, and the visual novels, Hakuōki: Memories of the Shinsengumi and Hakuōki: Stories of the Shinsengumi. Hakuōki 's success has spawned an anime that is currently being published in the U.S. by Sentai Filmworks.

About Idea Factory

Located in Tokyo and founded in 1994, Idea Factory has developed and published many well-received RPGS and innovative visual novel games. Some of their more popular titles include, the Record of Agarest War series, Hakuoki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom, Sweet Fuse and Sorcery Saga. Idea Factory is part of the Idea Factory Group, which comprises Idea Factory, Compile Heart, Design Factory and Idea Factory International.

To learn more about them, see the information on the Idea Factory web site: http://www.ideaf.co.jp.

About Aksys Games

Founded in 2006 in Torrance, California, Aksys Games Localization, Inc. is a localization studio and visionary video game publisher specializing in the Japanese-to-English translation of games and committed to publishing unique, multicultural, high-quality interactive content for all current-generation platforms with its talented staff. Its lineup of games includes the Record of Agarest War series, Zero Escape: 9 Hours, 9 Persons, 9 Doors (Winning “Best Story/Writing” Awards from IGN and Nintendo Power), Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward, and the acclaimed BlazBlue fighting game series. More information about Aksys Games and its products can be found on the company's website, www.aksysgames.com.

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