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Original (10/20): Record of Agarest War is making its way to Switch, Aksys Games and Idea Factory revealed today. The game will be available in March 2023.

Record of Agarest War, a tactical RPG, originally debuted in 2007. This marks its first appearance on a Nintendo console.

Tengoku Struggle: Strayside

Aksys Games is teaming up with Idea Factory for an English version of Tengoku Struggle: Strayside in the west, the two sides confirmed today. Fans can expect the Switch otome visual novel to arrive in North America and Europe in 2024.

Thanks to Aksys Games, we have the following overview:

Lover Pretend English release date

Aksys Games today confirmed a final release date for the English version of Lover Pretend. In North America and Europe, the otome title will be out on December 1, 2022.

Aksys Games also revealed a sneak peek of the exclusive set of six full-color character cards that will be included in all first run copies, pictured above. Fans who nab the game from the Aksys Store have an opportunity to add on a bonus soundtrack CD while supplies last.

Paradigm Paradox release date

Aksys Games has set a final release date for Paradigm Paradox in the west. In North America and Europe, the otome game will be out on October 27, 2022.

Paradigm Paradox will be sold both physically and digitally. In North America, all first run copies will include an exclusive set of nine full-color character cards. Those who order from the Aksys Store have the opportunity to add on a bonus soundtrack CD to their order while supplies last.

Dusk Diver 2 combat

With the western launch of Dusk Diver 2 happening later this month, Idea Factory has shared more on the game and has dived deeper into the game’s combat. Along with new details, we also have a new trailer.

Here’s the information roundup:

Amnesia: Memories Amnesia: Later x Crowd release date

Idea Factory has announced a final release date for Amnesia: Memories and Amnesia: Later x Crowd in the west. The otome visual novels will be ready to go on September 20, 2022 in both North America and Europe.

For those that need a refresher on these titles, read the following overview:

Birushana: Rising Flower of Genpei just saw its western debut, and new gameplay has emerged. A little over a half hour of footage can be seen from the visual novel.

Here’s some additional information from Idea Factory:

Shuuen no Virche -ErroR:salvation-

Today, Aksys Games announced that it’s bringing Shuuen no Virche -ErroR:salvation- to the west. The otome visual novel is expected to hit overseas territories in 2023.

Shuuen no Virche -ErroR:salvation- first appeared on Switch in Japan last October. This is the first time we’re hearing about plans for localization.

Radiant Tale west

Another announcement from Aksys Games coming out of Anime Expo 2022 is that Radiant Tale is heading west. A release window was not provided, however.

Radiant Tale has been on Switch since its Japanese debut back in May. This is one of Idea Factory’s otome visual novels.

Norn9: Var Commons and Norn9: Last Era

Aksys Games today unveiled that it is localizing Norn9: Var Commons and Norn9: Last Era for the west. Both are otome visual novels for Switch.

Thanks to Aksys Games, we have the following overview for Norn9: Var Commons and Norn9: Last Era:


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