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Western release of Charade Maniacs on Switch this summer

This summer in the west, Idea Factory International will release Charade Maniacs on the Switch both physically and digitally, according to the publisher. It will have English subtitles and Japanese voiceovers.

On August 9, 2018, Charade Maniacs made its debut on the PS Vita in Japan. It then released on the Switch on September 16, 2021, and on iOS and Android on October 27, 2022.

The physical edition will be offered in the west in ordinary and Limited editions. The Limited Edition's contents and the time for pre-ordering will be revealed later. An special trading card will be included with either edition's preorders. Wishlisting is currently accessible through Iffy's Online Store (North America, Europe).

The following is a summary of the game provided by Idea Factory International:

A mysterious figure abducts Hiyori Sena, transporting her to a strange world with nine other abductees and welcomes them to a world called Arcadia.

Everyone must act out “dramas” for a chance to escape, all whilst avoiding the trappings of a traitor.

Conduct your own investigations to search for clues—and find romance along the way!

From the writer of Psychedelica of the Black Butterfly, Uta Amamiya, and the illustrator of Norn9, Teita. Whose hand will she take at the end?

Key Features

  • Take The Stage With Nine Romanceable Costars! – Looking for someone to practice lines with? There are nine potential love interests! But with a traitor on the loose, who can you really trust? Make the right choice to take part in a total of up to nine routes.

  • Flip The Script and Navigate Your Choices – Select your position in the story as you progress and keep track of where stories branch off with a handy Flowchart feature. Don’t miss any part of the drama!

  • Look Out for the Traitor! Who Can it Be? – Work together with your costars to uncover clues and deepen your relationship with your love interests. You might even bring out some repressed feelings from your costars! But keep an eye out for anything suspicious.

  • Cue the Music! – Set the tone of the scene with a standout soundtrack from renowned music collective Tokyo Logic. Unlock tracks to listen to on the music player as you progress.

Watch the trailer for the announcement below.

Charade Maniacs | Announcement Trailer (NA) | Nintendo Switch™

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