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  • MangaGamer at AX 2010: The Panel

    July 6th, 2010, by zalas in Conventions, Translation

    MangaGamer held a panel on the third night of Anime Expo 2010, where they introduced some upcoming products and put on a mini-concert while trying to stick to a script but failing at it. Amongst the chaos, MangaGamer announced that they finally finished negotations for Da Capo Innocent Finale, an all-ages game, in addition to announcing Da Capo II and a release date of July 29 for the final chapter of Higurashi Kai. Eroge company ├óge also said during the panel that they would like to release games with MangaGamer if there’s good reason to. Finally, the panel concluded with a mini-concert by the musical artists they brought and a raffle for prizes, including the raffle box.

    UPDATE: Slightly more detail added to Yoshimune’s introduction and we’ve been informed that the final arc of Higurashi comes out on July 15 instead of July 29, and that the main MangaGamer webpage has the correct release date.

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  • MangaGamer releases Soul Link

    December 28th, 2009, by zalas in Release, Translation

    An English version of Project Navel’s sci-fi survival game Soul Link is now available for purchase from MangaGamer. The download comes in at roughly 800 megabytes and requires the usual activation process via the Internet using a serial number. The images included with the game are unmosaiced and as announced earlier, all of the images of Nanami are intact in the game data.

    UPDATE: A new version is available for download that addresses issues with activation. (2009/12/29)

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  • Nanami Now Naked

    December 11th, 2009, by zalas in Translation

    After some internal discussion, MangaGamer has now stated that they intend to keep the CGs intact on their release of Soul Link. Furthermore, Satoko’s naked sprite in one scene of Higurashi When They Cry will no longer be replaced with one where she is wearing a towel. Lastly, MangaGamer states that they hope to not alter games in the future, citing “Freedom of Speech” and the fact that their customers are adults and can make a decision on their own about whether to place themselves at risk or not, although “it is impossible to say there will not come a time when [they] are forced to censor content in a game.” While the ability to make to decision as adults is a strong argument in favor of MangaGamer’s reversal, freedom of speech is not fully legally enforced in all countries to which MangaGamer sells games.

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  • Soul Link slated for end of December; CGs to be removed

    December 2nd, 2009, by zalas in Translation

    MangaGamer has now announced that Soul Link, their second offering from Project Navel will be available at the end of December. Furthermore, there is now an official website for the English version of the game, with a synopsis and a link to download the opening movie. The game is marked as uncensored, but there is a note posted on the official webpage, which states that “due to uncontrollable issues, a part of the CGs in the original work could not be included.”

    UPDATE: MangaGamer has provided us with an update — the CGs are removed due to having an underaged character naked, and future releases will have similar changes due to possible legal threats in the future.

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  • Tidbit: Screenshots posted of Tick Tack translation

    November 22nd, 2009, by zalas in Tidbits, Translation


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