Yuri Visual Novel ‘Heart of the Woods’ Now Available on PlayStation 4 & 5

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It’s been a while since I last talked about Heart of the Woods, let’s change that. The masterful yuri story from friends of the website, Studio Élan, is now available on PlayStation 4 and 5! It’s been a couple years since my review, but the game still holds a place in my heart. It’s very methodic way of storytelling is life-changing stuff. I will never forget about it, and if you haven’t tried it out yet, please do so. I’ll leave a link here for my interview with the game’s director. In addition, I will also leave a link to my spoiler-free review of the title. Heart of the Woods is now available in the PlayStation ecosystem for $19.99! It is worth every penny, no if’s and’s or but’s about it! Don’t take my word for it, please try it yourself and potentially thank me later.

What is Heart of the Woods about again? Glad you asked!

Maddie Raines has had enough. After years of serving as manager, editor, and general business-handler for her best friend Tara’s popular paranormal vlog channel, she’s finally ready to move forward with her own life. But when she agrees to take one last trip with Tara to the mysterious village of Eysenfeld, she’s suddenly swept up in a dangerous supernatural crisis that will change the course of both of their lives forever. A strange young woman named Morgan has promised them undeniable proof of real paranormal phenomena, and what she has to offer eclipses anything they’d ever seen before.

However, out of all the strange occurrences the three of them bear witness to, one in particular captivates Maddie in a way she’s never been before: the ghost of a young woman. This woman is Abigail, the victim of a centuries-old injustice now bound eternally to the forest surrounding Eysenfeld. Drawn to Maddie in a way she can’t explain, Abigail reveals herself to another person for the first time in more than 200 years.

While Tara and Morgan investigate the mysteries surrounding the village itself, Maddie begins to form a bond with Abigail that grows to be more intense than any bond she’s felt before. As she learns the truth about Abigail’s death and imprisonment, she realizes that it falls to her and her friends to break the curse that has ruled over Eysenfeld for centuries. But more importantly than that, it falls to her to finally free the woman she loves.

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