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Otome visual novels are a thriving genre on Nintendo Switch, and Idea Factory is bringing three more titles from the genre to the system. The three games are part of Idea Factory’s “Triangle Project” – originally released on PC, they are now coming to Switch in Japan: Tlicolity Eyes: Twinkle Snowtime will be released on July 18. Katakoi Contrast: Collection of Branch will be released on August 22. Finally, Jakou no Lyla: Trap of Musk will be available on September 19.

Here’s a trailer for the original PC releases of these games:

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After it was previously listed incorrectly on the eShop, Idea Factory has announced a final western release date for Moero Chronicle Hyper. The game launches in North America and Europe on April 26.

Although the game previously appeared on other platforms, Moero Chronicle Hyper will have some new features on Switch. Find the full rundown below.

Early on in Switch’s lifecycle, Nintendo had some issues with the eShop in which release dates listed on the store would sometimes turn out to be incorrect. This really hadn’t been a problem in quite some time, but has now happened again with Moero Chronicle Hyper.

According to what was listed on the store, Moero Chronicle Hyper was set to debut in the west this Thursday. Unfortunately, that date turned out to be incorrect. Idea Factory says it’s “currently working to change it” and will announce a final release date “soon”. When we have that information, we’ll let you know.

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Moero Chronicle Hyper joined the Japanese Switch eShop at the end of January. Idea Factory followed up soon after that and shared the surprising news that the game will also be released in the west. Thanks to a listing on the eShop, we have a final release date.

Moero Chronicle Hyper was previously scheduled for a general spring launch in North America and Europe. However, the eShop listing shows a final date of March 15.

Gun Gun Pixies announced for Switch

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PQube today announced Gun Gun Pixies, a “third-person shooter and 3D platformer-in-one” that “sends two tiny girls from outer space to earth, so that they can infiltrate a women’s college dormitory.” It was originally brought to the PS Vita by Compile Heart.

Here’s some information about the game, including information about a Day One Edition:

This week, Moero Chronicle Hyper released on the Japanese Switch eShop. While it was assumed that an English localization would be unlikely, that will actually be happening after all.

Idea Factory announced today that it will be bringing the dungeon-crawling RPG to the west. Moero Chronicle Hyper launches this spring in North America and Europe.

As part of latest issue of Famitsu in Japan, Idea Factory president Yoshiteru Satou confirmed that more Switch ports of their previous console titles are on the way.

Specifically, Satou made this comment in regards to the company’s Otomate brand — which encompasses their “girl games” titles. From the sounds of things, the Otomate brand is what fans should expect to see grow on the Switch moving forward.

Seperately, Compile Heart’s president Norihisa Kochiwa was also interviewed, and stated that they will announce “a new RPG that follows current trends” later this Spring. At this time, it is unsure if this new project is involved wit the Switch.

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System: Switch (eShop)
Release date: January 17, 2019
Developer: Idea Factory / Compile Heart / Ghostlight
Publisher: Idea Factory


Fairy Fencer F felt very familiar to Idea Factory fans when it launched half a decade ago thanks to it using the same system and mechanics as the developer’s most successful property, the Hyperdimension Neptunia series. The game not only had the same arena turn-based RPG combat that made Hyperdimension Neptunia stick out from other JRPGs, but was progressed in a visual novel-like format with tons of dialogue and mostly static images and a much more tactical menu and layout that could change the pace of a battle in the blink of an eye. Still, Fairy Fencer F had its issues, with the occasional technical hiccups, some game breaking moments, prolonged tutorials, and a multitude of other minute things that eventually pile up and take a toll on the overall experience. Thankfully, an “enhanced” version released a few years later with Advent Dark Force, which has been the standard Fairy Fencer F game moving forward. It had tons of quality-of-life enhancements, as well as all DLC included from its original release and even included new story routes that were accessible through key decisions the player would make throughout the game. Advent Dark Force made Fairy Fencer F feel, for the most part, polished and complete. While Idea Factory’s PC ports haven’t had the best track record Fairy Fencer F: Advent Dark Force was certainly playable on that platform and is a ton of fun. Sadly, that is more than one could say about the state of the Switch version.

Death end re;Quest may have a chance of coming to Switch. That’s based on a new listing from Amazon Italy, which lists the game.

One aspect to consider is the release date the retailer has. Amazon Italy claims that Death end re;Quest is coming to Switch on February 22, which is the release date for the PlayStation 4 version. That would be oddly close since there’s yet to even be an official announcement. It’s unclear if the listing itself is a mistake, or if the date is just a placeholder.

Here’s a trailer for Compile Heart’s RPG: Death end re;Quest

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Fairy Fencer F: Advent Dark Force is set to arrive as a digital download on the Switch eShop tomorrow. Take a look at some early footage below.