Chapter 2 of Higurashi, Watanagashi, is now available from MangaGamer.com! It will be unlocking on Steam in a few hours at 4p.m. PST. If you’re new to the series, be sure to pick up the first installment, Onikakushi first!
The second installment of Higurashi: When They Cry, Watanagashi, is now available for pre-order! Watanagashi will be available on MangaGamer.com and Steam on Friday, November 13th! Pre-ordering on MangaGamer.com will get you the game at 10% off and you’ll receive a complimentary Steam key as well.
In this chapter, Watanagashi (“Cotton Drift”) Keiichi encounters a brand-new mystery in Hinamiazawa – Shion Sonozaki. Who exactly is Shion? Is she really Mion’s twin sister? Is she just an alter ego Mion adopts to let off steam, or is she a split personality? Maybe she’s being manipulated into carrying out Oyashiro-sama’s curse?! Either way, you’ll have to find out the answers or die trying… when the higurashi cry.
I cannot begin to explain how excited I was when I heard the next title I would get to sink my teeth into was Higurashi. Years ago, it was my obsession, my “curse” you might even say. Puns and jokes aside, I was very much stoked to get my hands on the 07th Expansion visual novel that started it all: a franchise of anime, shorts, OVAs, among others. Continue reading
Higurashi was not the kind of game I was expecting it to be. I didn’t really know much about it going in other than it being a horror series. Based on that I had assumed there would be a lot of murdering going on, but in reality it was more of a slice of life comedy with an occasional murder and some mystery elements thrown in. Continue reading
Higurashi When They Cry Hou – Ch 1 Onikakushi is now live and available for download! Everyone purchasing through our website will also get a free Steam Key, and the Steam Version will go on sale in roughly 19 hours (around 4PM PDT). Help spread the word on twitter with #Higurashi and introduce new fans to this remastered version of such a great series from 07th Expansion! Continue reading