Adult Game Developer Hiqosoft Files for Bankruptcy
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The October 3 issue of the National Printing Bureau's Kanpō publication revealed that the Japanese adult game company Hiqosoft filed for bankruptcy on September 21.
Sol Press confirmed with ANN on Friday that its localization of Hiqosoft's Sakura Sakura and Yotsunoha games will not be affected by the filing, adding "everything on our end will continue as planned."
Sol Press plans to release Yotsunoha in an all-ages version and an 18+ version simultaneously. hiqo-soft published the original adult game in 2006, and the visual novel inspired a two-episode original video anime in 2008.
Sol Press ran successful Kickstarter campaign last year to localize Sakura Sakura for Windows PC. The game's release will also have an all-ages version and an 18+ version. Hiqosoft released the original PC game about a student in a love triangle with two girls named Sakura in 2009.
Hiqosoft released its first game Sukumizu Polis: Lot Up Shimashita on PC in 2004. The developer plans to release Sakura Sakura for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita on October 25.
Thanks to invalidname for the news tip.