Coming to America , This Fall

#1 Posted by SlightConfuse (3963 posts) -

Some one at aksys posted this on Neogaf. it will have japanese vocies and be on both Vita and 3DS. 999 was one of my favorite game on the DS and im a hyped for the Sequel. Full vocie acting will be a nice addition i think.

This game is extremely virulent and can be transmitted through physical contact (via the dual “Nintendo 3DS™” and “PlayStation®Vita” retail vectors) as well as through the air (via the “PSN” vector), which has prompted the IDO to declare this a level 6 pandemic. All uninfected persons are advised to remain indoors and avoid contact with others. If you suspect you have been infected, or suspect a friend or family member of being infected, report, or have them report, to the nearest IDO quarantine facility.
Similarity to an earlier strain known as “Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors” has lead to a reclassification: Both strains will now be considered members of the “Zero Escape” game series. Exposure to North America also seems to have caused Zennin Shiboudesu to mutate, and after much deliberation it has been determined that it will be referred to in all future literature as “Virtue’s Last Reward” (see forthcoming department memo re: choice of strain name).
Virtue’s Last Reward—or, alternatively, “VLR”—has been known to exhibit the following symptoms. If you begin to display any of these, distance yourself from friends and loved ones immediately, and proceed at once to the nearest IDO center.
• Dual Language Support – Early cases show that VLR allows communication in both English and Japanese, with dialog playable in both languages. Whether or not this indicates damage to the languages centers of the brain is under investigation.
• Puzzles and Story – Preliminary investigations show that this game progresses rapidly through a repeating cycle of two distinct stages, which have been termed the “Novel” and “Escape” stages. During the Novel stage, subjects find themselves engaged by a complex and mysterious story. During the Escape stage, subjects have been observed solving numerous puzzles.
• Fully-Voiced Novel Sections – One of the indicators of the Novel stage is reportedly fully-voiced dialog: All characters except for the protagonist can be heard speaking during this stage.
• Numerous Endings – VLR has been shown to exhibit numerous paths of infection, most of which are lethal. At press time, 24 different “endings” have been observed, each unique.
• Immersive Three-Dimensional Environment – Many infected patients have reported a feeling of increased immersion in their surroundings, often manifested in the ability to rotate the camera around a 3D room rendered in-game and select and manipulate objects in three-dimensional space.
• Introduces New Characters, Brings Back Old Ones – Our files on 999 indicate that a number of the characters featured there appear again in VLR, although in what capacity is still unclear. This strain also introduces several new characters, all of whom merit additional investigation.
#2 Posted by FluxWaveZ (19306 posts) -

Full English voice acting will indeed be a nice feature.

#3 Edited by AndrewB (7453 posts) -

Don't all get excited at once, Giant Bomb community... Of course, that was the most absurdly written press release.

SInce I'm locked in to the 3DS version, I sure hope the inclusion of complete voice acting in two different languages doesn't mean it sounds like assy compression on the kart (but then, the 3DS allows for mostly big enough storage capacities for cheap flash memory). I might just play it in Japanese because that's what I'm used to hearing visual novels in.

Also, I've already heard Clover's voice and it's just as high-pitched irritating as you'd figure it would be, which is *perfect*!

Also also, not a spoiler for 999... but, does all this talk of viruses mean the return of Tief Blau?

This is my most anticipated title of the year, so of course they'd make me wait 'till near the end of it.

#4 Posted by Jimi (1126 posts) -

Hell yes, I loved 999! Not sure which version to get though, I own a 3ds and a vita.

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