Akita Oga Mystery Guide: Frozen Silver Bellflower " is a selectable adventure game with dot graphics reminiscent of the Famicom (NES).
This is the second installment in the series, following in the footsteps of Happy Meal's masterpiece " Iseshima Mystery Guide: The False Black Pearl," and many fans are eagerly awaiting the release of this title.
The game is scheduled to be released on multiple platforms, including Nintendo Switch, PS4, and PC (Steam), and now the Nintendo Switch version has a release date!
Mystery adventure set in Akita Prefecture
Akita Oga Mystery Guide: Frozen Silver Suzuka " is an adventure game set in Akita Prefecture, including the Oga Peninsula and surrounding areas.
The Oga Peninsula is the protrusion on the left when you look at Akita Prefecture on a map.
For those who are not from the Tohoku region, it may not be obvious what is there, but you can think of it as the place where the famous " Namahage " (Japanese monster) appears.
Incidentally, "Namahage" are often treated as monsters or demons, but make no mistake, they are messengers of the gods!
The game system is a NES-style command-selection type travel adventure in the vein of "Ise-Shima Mystery Guide: The False Black Pearl".
The NES-style dot graphics are reminiscent of the NES classics "Portopia Serial Murder Case," "NES Detective Club," and "Sanma's Famous Detective.
A promotional video that conveys the atmosphere of the game has been released, and the theme song " Twilight: Lost Tomorrow..." sung by Sanagi Hoshimori, a voice actress from Akita Prefecture, plays along with the scenery of Akita, giving the video a very hi-tech feel.
The video is a must-see for those who know Akita, with its reflected cityscape, the Port Tower Serion, Bubba Hera, Princess Tatsuko of Lake Tazawa, etc. Although there are not many game screens in the video, please take a look!
You and your partner Ken, a junior detective, stake out the leader of a special fraud group that is expanding its power, and after a raid, you succeed in arresting him.
As a result of the raid, the existence of the group's leader, "Zero," is revealed.
The player and Ken head for Akita Prefecture, where the group is hiding out.
With the cooperation of the local police, they find "Zero" and track him down. ......
The confusing operation eventually leads to the truth of a brutal case that has gone cold.
The memory of a forgotten flower quietly watches for the time of revenge. ......
How will the case end up! What Akita landmarks and specialties will appear! We can't wait for its release!
The Nintendo Switch version is scheduled for release on Thursday, December 24, 2020!
Theme song is now available for download!
The impressive theme song for "Akita Oga Mystery Guide: Frozen Silver Suzuka" is now available for download!
Two songs, " Twilight: Lost Tomorrow " by Sanagi Hoshimori and " Heroine of Destiny '19 " by Reiko Iwaoka, along with their lyrics, are now available at the Happy Meal Goods Store!
Why not listen to the theme song to get you in the mood for the game until the main game is released? The price is 700 yen (tax included).
We are still waiting for more information on the release date of the PS4 and PC versions, so be sure to check the official website of "Akita Oga Mystery Guide: Frozen Silver Suzuhana" from time to time!