Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Danganronpa

A bit of it all in new Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair screens

Danganronpa 2 Goodbye Despair (PS Vita) Mid-August Screenshot Announcement - Screenshot 1

NIS has released another round of screenshots from Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair. The latest set features a little of everything, with shots of dialog, trial mini-games, the rantings of the murderous bear-judge Monokuma, and the saccharine-soaked stuffed rabbit who serves as the students’ teacher, Usami.

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Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair screens show new trial elements

Danganronpa 2 Goodbye Despair (PS Vita) August Screenshot Announcement - Screenshot 1

New Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair screenshots showcase several new gameplay elements. Hangman’s Gambit, which was in the original, is being revamped for the sequel with linked words becoming increasingly unstable and potentially explosive if not used. Rebuttal Showdown now allows the other characters to interrupt the player’s arguments in one-on-one debates, and an entirely new trial addition, Logic Dive has the player skateboarding through a glowing path as they attempt to stay on the right path during their argument.

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Characters chat it up in new Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair shots

Danganronpa 2 Goodbye Despair (PS Vita) July Screenshot Announcement - Screenshot 1

NIS has released another set of screenshots from their upcoming investigative visual novel Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair. A new cast of characters are being tasked with finding out who amongst them is a murderer before they themselves are found—going by the first game—beat, burned, stabbed, or impaled. The latest shots show some of the conversations that players will be having with their ‘ultimate’ classmates.

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Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair launching in Sept., cast revealed

Danganronpa 2 Goodbye Despair (PS Vita) Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 1

NIS has announced that the ultimate students will be getting another shot at freedom on September 2 when Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair launches in stores and online. Players will once again take part in a trial to find who among their classmates is a killer, and the mysterious murderous bear Monokuma will also return to oversee the proceedings. New screenshots were released of the new cast, including the ultimate yakuza and ultimate swordswoman.

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(PlayStation Vita Review) Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc

(PlayStation Vita Review) Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc

“… an interesting take on the visual novel, mixing elements from procedural investigative mysteries and high-school-inspired adventures with a touch of the surreal.”

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Court’s in session. Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc out for Vita

Danganronpa Trigger Happy Havoc (PS Vita) Oct Media Announcement - Screenshot 4

NIS has released Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc, a new investigative adventure visual novel for PS Vita. Released in Japan for PSP in 2010, the localized version follows the same storyline with players assuming the role of Makoto Naegi, a student at Hope’s Peak Academy who must investigate a series of murders to find out which student is the guilty party. On a slight twist to the traditional whodunit, the school is locked down by a crazy bear named Monokuma, who serves as the judge and jailer, promising freedom to the person who can murder without getting caught. Naegi must gather evidence for both the ongoing trial and to discover who is holding them hostage before time runs out.

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NIS goes screenshot happy for Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc

DanganRonpa Trigger Happy Havoc (PS Vita) Jan Media Announcement - Screenshot 1

With its ship date less than a month away, NIS America has released new screens from their upcoming their investigative mystery title Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc. The new shots reveal more of the questioning process that players will have to undertake in order to find out the masked culprit behind the latest killing at Hope’s Peak Academy. If they don’t discover who the creepy-looking bear is in time, no one will escape the school alive (dun dun duuunnn!).

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Guilty! New Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc screens released

Danganronpa Trigger Happy Havoc (PS Vita) Oct Media Announcement - Screenshot 1

The first batch of screenshots from the localized version of Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc has been released by NIS America. The investigative mystery title, originally released in 2010 for PSP, puts players in the shoes of Makoto Naegi, a student who must discover the identity of a demented bear named Monokuma. Monokuma has trapped the students in their school, Hope’s Peak Academy, turning it into a prison, and promised freedom to those who can get away with murder. Makoto must present his evidence to Monokuma, who serves as judge and jury in mock trials in which the accused are confronted with evidence Makoto has gathered surrounding the latest murder.

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Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc announced for PS Vita

DanganRonpa Trigger Happy Havoc (PS Vita) Announcement - Screenshot 1

NIS has announced another title bound for PS Vita in 2014, DanganRonpa: Trigger Happy Havoc. Originally released in 2010 for PSP, the investigative mystery title put players in Hope’s Peak Academy, a prestigious school turned into a violent prison. As Makoto Naegi, players must discover the identity of a murderous bear named Monokuma, who has trapped the students and promised freedom to those who can murder a classmate without getting caught. Monokuma serves as the judge and jury in mock trials in which Makato must confront students with the evidence he gathered to discover the guilty party behind the latest murder.

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