New Game Plus Expo 2020: SPIKE CHUNSOFT Announcement Summary

SPIKE CHUNSOFT’s involvement with New Game Plus Expo 2020 saw new trailers for a variety of different titles, including both ROBOTICS;NOTES and RE:ZERO, as well as a special message from the creator of the Danganronpa franchise. A breakdown of what was announced, along with any trailers for the respective titles, can be found below.

Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc Anniversary Edition [Smartphone – 2020]:
The first Danganronpa game, Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc Anniversary Edition is now available on iOS and Android mobile devices! This version features an all new UI along with new touchscreen controls for smooth game play. This edition also features an all new gallery feature that allows you to view event illustrations, scenes, and listen to voiced dialogue!

Re:ZERO – Starting Life in Another World: The Prophecy of the Throne [Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 – 2020]:
One month after Subaru’s new life in another world began, an emissary sent by the royal castle suddenly appears with news that the royal selection has been postponed, but offers no reason as to why. The postponement of this grand event that decides the next ruler of the Kingdom of Lugunica stirs Subaru and his friends into action. They return to the royal capital only to find that a sixth candidate has claimed their stake for the throne. But the Dragon Stone prophesizes that only five candidates would be chosen. With one candidate being an imposter, suspicions are immediately cast toward one woman in particular: Emilia. What answers lie beyond the mysterious web of assassinations, betrayal, and conspiracies…?

A new trailer was released showcasing the sixth candidate for ruler of the kingdom, a character who makes her debut within the world of Re:ZERO and this game exclusive storyline.

ROBOTICS;NOTES DOUBLE DASH [Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 – 2020]:
play as Kaito Yashio, one of the last two members of Central Tanegashima High’s Robot Research Club. He kicks back and relaxes as his counterpart, the reckless club leader Akiho Senomiya, strives to complete their giant robot in order to keep the club from being disbanded. But Kaito’s days of relaxation end with the discovery of the mysterious Kimijima Report. It contains instructions involving locations all across the island—and warns of a conspiracy targeting the entire world.

A new gameplay trailer was released showcasing some additional scenes and dialogue from this English localised release of the game for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4.

Shiren the Wanderer: The Tower of Fortune and the Dice of Fate [Nintendo Switch, STEAM – 2020]:
Originally released by NIS America onto the PS Vita this ‘enhanced port’ of the classic tale will see players control Shiren and his sidekick Koppa through an RPG quest like no-other.Legend has it that Reeva, god of Destiny, holds sway over the past, present, and future. Said to dwell in the mysterious Tower of Fortune, Reeva decides the fates of all mankind with a trio of magic dice…

Further information surrounding each of these titles will be announced in due time, but ROBOTICS;NOTES and Re:ZERO are now available to pre-order in Europe for the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4, with both titles expected later this year.

About Scott Emsen
Scott is the Founder and Executive Editor of AnimeBlurayUK but in the past he has worked at ZOMGPlay, Rice Digital and Funstock and was once a Community Moderator for the Nokia N-Gage forums. Based in the UK, he loves anything related to Games & Anime and in In his spare time you'll mostly find him playing on one of his many gaming consoles; namely the PS Vita, PS4 or Xbox One.

One Response to New Game Plus Expo 2020: SPIKE CHUNSOFT Announcement Summary

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