Idea Factory's Otomate Brand Announces New Diabolik Lovers Game for Switch Along With Other Switch, Smartphone Titles
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The official Twitter account for Idea Factory's Otomate brand announced 10 new projects for the Nintendo Switch and smartphones on Sunday. The company had originally revealed the Vilshana Senki, Lover Pretend, and Shiritsu Verbara Gakuen ~Versailles no Bara Re*imagination~ games, as well as the two new Hakuōki games, in May.
Olympia Soiree is a new game being developed by some of the same staff that developed the company's Libra of Nil Admirari game. Satoi is the illustrator, Yūma Katagiri is the scenario writer, and Wataru Watanabe is the director. The game is slated for the Nintendo Switch.
Clock Zero ~Shūen no Ichibyō~ Devote is a Switch port of the company's Clock Zero ~Shūen no Ichibyō~ ExTime PlayStation Vita game, which is itself a port of the original Clock Zero ~Shūen no Ichibyō~ game for the PlayStation 2 and PlayStation Portable. The game will have new features, and the video below hints at a new "Middle School" scenario with the characters in middle school. The new scenario will have new illustrations by Nagaoka, and chibi illustrations by Uta Natsume. The game is slated for 2019 for the Switch.
Gensō Kissa Enchanté is a new game with director Joe Ninomae, illustrator Yūya, scenario writers Nao Kojima and Tomomi Nakayama, and music by Love Solfege. The game is slated for 2019 for the Switch.
Diabolik Lovers Chaos Lineage is a game adaptation of the drama CD series of the same name, and is part of Otomate's Diabolik Lovers series. Satoi returns as the character designer. The game is slated for the Switch in 2019.
Cafe and Bar Dante's Peak is a new "virtual YouTuber project for girls." The project is a collaboration between Otomate and Wright Flyers Live Entertainment, and will debut for iOS, Android, and video streaming sites this fall.
Hypnosis Mic -Division Rap Battle is a smartphone game adaptation of the Hypnosis Microphone voice actor project, with voice actors performing rap songs in the persona of original characters. Kazui is designing the characters, and Yūichirō Momose (My First Girlfriend is a Gal, Fate/Zero) is writing the scenario. The project launched in September 2017, and has spawned singles and drama CDs. The new game is slated for 2019.
Shiritsu Verbara Gakuen ~Versailles no Bara Re*imagination~ is a re-imagined take on Riyoko Ikeda's The Rose of Versailles manga. The game centers around the drama club of a school, with the game centering on a new female transfer student named Oscar Yamada (Sayaka Senbongi), and her relationship with the drama star Nozomi Maki (Nanako Mori). The game is slated for the Switch in 2019.
Hakuōki Shinkai: Tsukikage no Shō and Hakuōki Shinkai: Ginsei no Shō are new games in Otomate's Hakuōki series. The games are slated for the Switch.
Vilshana Senki: Genpei Hika Musō is a new Switch game based on the 12th century Genpei War between the Taira and Minamoto clans that reshaped medieval Japan's feudal system. Akatsuki performs the theme song "Kimi-iro ni Saku Hana." Ai Itō is directing the game, and Koji Haneda is the character designer.
Lover Pretend is a new Switch game directed by Atori Shiina, with an original concept by Rito Fuji, and a scenario by Misaki Kanan. The game is slated for 2019.
The event also revealed a "new Haraichi Iwai project," and Nintendo Switch ports for the following four games: Yunohana SpRING! ~Mellow Times~, Mōjūtsukai to Ōji-sama ~Flower & Snow~, Hanayakanari, Waga Ichizoku Modern Nostalgie, and Hanayakanari, Waga Ichizoku Gentō Nostalgie.
Update: Idea Factory also began streaming a promotional video on Monday for the Hakuōki: Tokitsuge Emaki smartphone game.
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