By Michael Fontanini / August 7th, 2021
J-horror game, Tsugunohi, is coming to Steam on the 13th of August for $9.99. This is a collection featuring all seven original works in the series. The first three episodes have been remastered with new enhanced visuals. Plus, the steam version is also getting a brand new original episode (-The Ethereal Railroad Crossing-). This new episode is connected to the episode -The Parallel Train in the dark-. As a result of the new episode, there are now a total of eight episodes in all. Furthermore, the Steam version will have three language options: English, Japanese, and Simplified Chinese.
Developed by ImCyan, the Tsugunohi series originally launched on Freem! (and other free game websites) back in 2012. Over the years since then, the series has exceeded 54 million Let’s Play views online.
The press release includes a short story synopsis for each of the eight episodes in Tsugunohi for Steam:
A male junior high school student on his way home from school.
He feels a strange chill on his usual way home….
A junior high school girl on her way home from club activities.
She feels an unusual stare at her usual intersection…
Tsugumi, an elementary school girl, returns home from school.
Her mother, who always goes out shopping when she gets back, is missing…
Tsugunohi -a closed future-
A high school girl on her way home from school.
She mumbles, “I want to start over,” and leaves…
Tsugunohi -The cat ghost-
The protagonist is just an ordinary cat.
He goes on a field trip to patrol his territory…
Tsugunohi -The parallel train in the dark-
A junior high school girl goes to a cram school by train.
Strange things, however, begin to happen on her familiar commute…
Tsugunohi -Whispering Toy House-
An unassuming house in a quiet residential area.
A girl interested in antique toys wanders in, unaware of the horror that awaits her…
Tsugunohi -The Ethereal Railroad Crossing- (Steam Original)
This new story that takes place at a train crossing awash with ghostly mystique is connected to the previous episode, Tsugunohi -The Parallel Train in the dark-.”
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