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Higurashi When They Cry
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Platforms: PC
Languages: English
Players: Single-player
Sep 4, 2012 @ 1:25am
Jan 26, 2016 @ 7:40pm

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* The 58th year of Shouwa, early summer
It's June, and the summer heat has arrived earlier than it does most years.
By day there are crickets, and by night there are cicadas.

We're in Hinamizawa, a small village in the countryside.
There are fewer than two thousand people here. But every year, there is an event.

This event is a mysterious death.
(The series has run from 1979 to 1983)

On a certain day in June, someone dies, and someone else goes missing.
The series of deaths is connected to the upheaval surrounding the dam construction project.
A murder case that was covered up is being reenacted.
Is it a conspiracy? A coincidence? Or perhaps a curse?

Someone who was supposed to be there isn't.
Someone who wasn't supposed to be there is.

Someone who was alive last night is dead now.
And someone who is here right now isn't alive.

So, there is no way to avert tragedy. There is no choice but to give up.
But don't give up.

Only you can stand up to this.

* Higurashi When They Cry is a sound novel.

The music, backgrounds and characters work together to create a world that is the stage of a novel for the user to read. They laugh and cry and get angry. The user takes the point of view of the protagonist to experience the story.

An important point to note here is the absence of what is commonly called choices and forks. This means that you are freed from the tedious saving and loading, the searching for events and routes, and can instead enjoy the story from the beginning to the end.

Nevertheless, this is a game, not a novel.
As the player, you will be able to unravel the mystery surrounding the events in the game as the scenarios unfold.

You can ponder on the nature of the mystery by yourself when you're on the train, you can discuss it with your friends, you can search for clues on the Internet or you can even file complaints on the circle's website. The choice is yours.

This is Higurashi When They Cry, a serial murder themed sound novel that doesn't offer you any choices, but does offer you the opportunity to search for the truth yourself. Will you fear? Will you become engrossed? Will you face the challenge? Only you can decide how to enjoy the story.

*Demo of the entire 1st chapter currently available on {LINK REMOVED}.

Developed by: 07th Expansion
Digitally Distributed by: {LINK REMOVED}
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HotWater250 Jun 16, 2021 @ 6:28am 
They had to make a Greenlight page for this?
76561198007792308 Sep 10, 2020 @ 3:38am 
Whoever finds this comment, please uncover the truth. That's all I ask.
Scryer Jun 18, 2016 @ 7:13am 
In spanish too, please! If you add spanish... I'm sure more people buy that game! :3
dfg May 1, 2016 @ 9:08pm 
"Store Page" link on this page goes to the wrong game. :ermahgerd:
Fuc Dec 12, 2015 @ 9:14am 
new teenage mutant ninja turtles
Freak Oct 30, 2015 @ 9:32am 
I see they already exist. Well, they better be messy. The psycho factor and the gore factor are dear to me. Get some Shion up in that bitch! :skulls:
Freak Oct 30, 2015 @ 9:15am 
emoticons, emoticons, EMOTICONS!!! and backgrounds pls :hearts:
Sunya May 22, 2015 @ 7:45am 
We need umineko and Rose Guns Days.
Anus . Apr 11, 2015 @ 9:47pm 
When are they gonna release the other chapters??
AshGames Apr 1, 2015 @ 6:30am 
I hope my subscribers like visual novels cause I'm doing this one when it's released!