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My Next Life as a Villainess release date limited edition

Nearly two years after its Japanese debut, My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom – Pirates of the Disturbance now has a release date on Switch in the west. Idea Factory today confirmed that it will launch on November 28, 2023.

Also announced today is a limited edition for My Next Life as a Villainess. We don’t have the details just yet, but fans will be able to grab it from the Idea Factory online store in North America and Europe.

Mugen Souls Z launch trailer

With Mugen Souls Z making the jump to Switch this week, a final launch trailer is now available. Fans can get another look at the turn-based tactical RPG.

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

Virche Evermore: ErroR:salvation release date

Virche Evermore: ErroR:salvation has secured a release date in the west. Aksys Games will publish the title on November 9, 2023, the company announced today.

All first run copies of the game will include an exclusive set of seven full-color character cards.

Virche Evermore: ErroR:salvation, known as Shuuen no Virche -ErroR:salvation-, first came to Japan in October 2021. Aksys Games announced plans for localization last July with a 2023 release window.

Neptunia Game Maker R:Evolution English west

Idea Factory made a number of new announcements at Anime Expo 2023, highlighted by the Switch version of Neptunia Game Maker R:Evolution.

While Neptunia Game Maker R:Evolution was previously revealed for the platform, this is the first time we’re hearing about localization. It will be available in 2024.

Also planned are My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom! – Pirates of the Disturbance (slated for Winter 2023) and Sympathy Kiss (planned for early 2024).

Here’s an overview of each game as well as trailers:

Charade Maniacs trailer

Thanks to Idea Factory’s launch trailer, we have a fresh look at Charade Maniacs. The otome visual novel is officially available in the west following a previous Japanese appearance.

Further information is included in the following overview:

Mugen Souls Z

Original (6/19): Eastasiasoft, Idea Factory, and Compile Heart announced today that Mugen Souls Z is seeing release on Switch. It will be available this September.

Mugen Souls Z is a sequel to the original game, which is also on Switch. The RPG features multiple open worlds to explore, extensive character customization, and strategic turn-based combat on free-roaming battle maps. On Switch, the game includes all prior extras, content true to the original Japanese release such as hot springs mini-games and additional CG gallery images, plus full English language support for both text and audio.

A new update has gone live for Dokapon Kingdom Connect, bringing the game up to versio 1.1.0. This is a particularly noteworthy update due to its inclusion of Local Wireless Mode for the game, allowing multiple players to play together without needing an internet connection or Nintendo Switch Online account. Some AI adjustments and bug fixes are also included. Full details can be found below:

Radiant Tale release date

Aksys Games dated another visual novel for Switch in the west, with Radiant Tale launching this summer. In both North America and Europe, the otome visual novel is slated for July 27, 2023.

Radiant Tale has been on sale in Japan since May.

Norn9: Last Era release date

Today, Aksys Games provided a release date for the western version of Norn9: Last Era. The otome visual novel is now confirmed for August 24, 2023 in North America and Europe.

Aksys Games originally confirmed plans for localization last summer.

Charade Maniacs release date limited edition

Idea Factory has provided a final release date for the western version of Charade Maniacs. In North America and Europe, it’ll be out on June 27, 2023.

Aside from the release date, also revealed is a limited edition for Charade Maniacs. Copies include a copy of the game with reversible cover sleeve, steel game case, “Behind the Curtain” hardcover art book with 68 pages, curtain call drama CD, “The Next Act” short novel with 44 pages, ten card bromide set, a collector’s box, and a trading card.

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