Upcoming visual novels I’m interested in

It’s probably a bit late to be talking about this seeing as a large amount of the Visual novels I’m looking forward to will be released within the next week, But! None the less I will anyway.
Robotics;Notes

A collaboration between 5pb and Nitroplus, set in the same universe as their past releases; choas; head and Steins;Gate (both of which also have anime adaptations and with a anime adaptation for Robotics; notes to be released in October)

What interests me about this game is the sheer amount of interactivity it gives the player with such features as call options message boxes e.c.t. Plus Giant mecha? sounds interesting enough.
Description

2019, Divergence Ratio 1.048596.

The near future, where a device popularly called the PokeCom, packaged with PhoneDroid OS, spreads, bringing the Augmented Reality world close to existence.
Chuuoutanegashima High School’s Robot Research Club is in danger of losing its club status.
Yashio Kaito, one of only two members, is only obsessed with robot fighting games, showing no interest in the Robo Club even in this situation.
The reckless, useless club head, Senomiya Akiho, aims to complete a giant robot, struggling hard to avoid losing the club’s status.
Then, one day, Kaito discovers the A.R. annotation that becomes the Kimishima Report.
Written in that report is the indictment of someone named Kimishima Kou’s conspiracy involving the world.

[From Blick Winkel]

http://roboticsnotes.jp/

Release date: 2012-06-28

Joker-Shisen no hate noDoukeshi-

Developer: Akabei soft3

Description

In a fenced-in school, an unthinkable game has begun under the watch of a man known as the Joker. Each person is given a card and the one with the Curse card will be killed by the Joker. The only way to avoid this fate is to pass the card on to someone else without them knowing it. With no hope of being saved, their desire for survival leads to lies and deceit among the students. Girls are raped and their minds broken. Is the culprit in their midst? What is the purpose to this terrible game and will they find out the truth within the sea of lies? Will they be able to escape from the cursed school?

[From Hau~ Omochikaeri!]

This Visual novel really sticks out, Well just the description is enough to make me want to try it out; it’s got homicide, betrayal, revenge, bullying, madness within a battle of wits battle royal setting. Sounds like a treat.

Release date: 21012-06-29

Gurenka

 Developer: Escu:de

Description

Ryouji lives in the secluded mountain town of Sakai-chou. One day, he received a message on his answering machine not to let anyone into the house no matter who it was. In addition, there was something about the letter on the table, but he couldn’t understand all of it due to the static. He opened the letter anyway and inside was a old sepai-coloured letter, with a strange mark that he recalled seeing at the local abandoned shrine. There was a large stone in the middle and when he approached it, he heard a female voice and he felt a pain in his chest. Returning later due to curiosity, he noticed that the emblem on the stone was glowing. All of a sudden, he was dragged into a dark world and a naked girl Kuon was standing in front of him. She was a spirit that was sealed within the stone hundreds of years ago and she decided to thank him by tearing him to pieces and eating him. Just as suddenly, they were back in the real world and all his injuries were healed. It appeared that he had gained her powers which were within the keystone and so he was thrust into battle to retrieve all the broken shards. What is the other world and the village legend which has been passed down? He set out with Kuon and three other girls to seek the truth.

[From Hau~ Omochikaeri!]

What strikes me most about this Visual novel is well frankly Kuon the girl with freakin’ claws that wants to rip you apart, I’m cool with that. Though it has the same old secluded mountain town setting, it does look like good fun having looked at the site for the visual novel and seen some of the CG’s I’m looking forward to hopefully crazy situations.

http://www.escude.co.jp/escude.html

Release date:2012-06-29

(Dat glare)

Aorio

Developer: ad:lib

http://www.adlib-software.com/top.html
Description

This spring Satou Daisuke, matriculated at the Shikisaka school, just before the school entrance ceremony has been visited by the bad luck and has been hospitalized because of a stomach ulcer, so he finally started to attend the school with the delay of one month.

Daisuke who had dreamt a brilliant school life, not being able to become familiar with his class that had already become firm, since his first school day is isolated in the class.

The after school has welcome him without expectations and discouraged.

Unexpectedly he has been invited by Yamabuki Rio, a beautiful girl (?) of his class, to enter in a certain club.

Daisuke, who had no interest in club activities, having become elated by the invitation of a classmate (moreover a beautiful girl) he has talked with for the first time that day, without ascertaining what club she is in, signs his registration form to the club.

But the club he had entered was the unpopular “Theatrical club” no adolescent male student would like to enter …
[from the visual novel Database]

I’m interested in this Title because it looks like it’ll be a good light hearted comedy, the drama club setting should hopefully provide for a number of funny if not hilarious situations. The protagonists predicament of being isolated from the rest of his class may provide for some sufficient teenage angst to make me laugh at him afew times, we can only hope hes not a totally boring individual. All that couple with the art style just tickles my fancy for some light fun.

Release date:2012-06-29

(also damn that’s a pretty CG, I think I know who’s route I will be doing first)

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