Frontwing Releases ISLAND Visual Novel's English Version on Steam
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Frontwing released the English-language version of it and Prototype's ISLAND visual novel on PC via Steam on Friday. Tthe game will have a 10% discount during its launch week. Frontwing noted that it is currently considering releasing the game on other platforms.
The game shipped for PC in Japan in April 2016 and for PlayStation Vita in February 2017. Frontwing and Prototype released a PlayStation 4 version in Japan on June 28.
Frontwing describes the game:
Urashima, an island far from the mainland. The people who live there lead carefree lives. But five years ago, the island's three great families suffered a series of misfortunes, and succumbed to suspicion. The people of the island cut off all contact with the mainland, and began a slow decline. The key to saving the island lies in three girls who belong to the three families. But they are bound by old traditions, and are conflicted. On that island, a lone man washes ashore. The man claims to be from the future, and he begins a solitary struggle to change the island's fate.
Ryuichiro Yamakawa produced the game. Yōsai Kūchū drew the original images and designed the characters. G.O. wrote the scenario.
A television anime series adaptation premiered on July 1, and is currently airing. Crunchyroll is streaming the series as it airs in Japan. Keiichiro Kawaguchi (Sket Dance, Psychic Squad) is directing the series at studio feel.
Naoya Yao launched a manga adaptation of the game on Simsum Media Co., Ltd.'s Cosplay Channel magazine in April 2016.
Sources: Frontwing press release, Facebook page