Criminal Girls: Invite Only to Hit North America and Europe in 2015

Jul 5th 2014

Anime Expo, Calif. (July 3, 2014) – NIS America is happy to announce that we will be bringing Criminal Girls: Invite Only to North America and Europe next year! The game takes the much adored 2010 Playstation®Portable title Criminal Girls, which was released in Japan only, and revamps it with a host of brand new content exclusively for the Playstation®Vita. Explore the depths of Hell as you lead a female gang of delinquents on their quest to absolve themselves of their sins and be reborn on Earth. But be careful, leading a crew of delinquents to battle and discovery isn't as easy as it sounds. Wrestle with the girls' conflicting battle plans, spend some one-on-one time keeping the girls motivated to be their better selves, and uncover their deepest, darkest secrets on the way to reforming them into not just upstanding citizens, but a cohesive, and effective battle group.

About the game:
Seven delinquents, seven sins, and only one way out. Just hired for a new, mysterious job, you soon discover that this isn't your normal prison gig. You've been entrusted with the care of a crew of girls whose sins have damned their souls to Hell and an eternity of punishment... Their only hope of salvation is for you to recognize their unique histories, and to guide them along the path to redemption. Navigate through the four trials of the Redemption Program, and motivate your crew of delinquents to learn the skills to redeem themselves, or leave them to their fate.

Key points:
Mind Your Manners: These girls aren't your typical RPG team – they have minds of their own! To defeat the convicts doing their time in Hell's dungeons, you'll need to listen to your team's desires, and choose your path to victory from the ever-evolving repertoire of skills, spells, and combo attacks that they want to use.

Touching Gameplay: Connect with the girls, and uncover each of their unique personalities through one-on-one motivational sessions with a unique use of the front touchscreen and rear touchpad, and fulfill the girls' special requests to discover more about their interesting, and often dark pasts.

Criminal Girls, Reborn: This Playstation®Vita update will mark the first time a Criminal Girls game makes its way to the US, and with English text! The update also brings previously unplayable characters into the fray—Miu and Himekami—and includes brand new scenarios and levels to challenge your prison smarts. It also revamps the much lauded motivational gameplay with updated artwork, and brand new Live2D graphics and effects.

Notice: In order to bring this title to as many fans as possible in both North America and Europe, NIS America has edited certain aspects of this game.

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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