Higurashi When They Cry Hou: Himatsubushi Now Available

Friday, October 7th, 2016

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 Higurashi When They Cry Hou Ch. 4

The fourth installment of Higurashi When They Cry Hou, Himatsubushi, is now available to order from MangaGamer and on Steam. This marks the last Question Arc in the murder mystery. Furthermore, this release has updated sprites and visuals over the original game.

With Himatsubushi being the last Question Arc, MangaGamer is now selling all four arcs in one package. If you are unsure about the series, check out our review for chapter one.

For further details, MangaGamer provided a press release for Higurashi When They Cry Hou – Ch 4 Himatusbushi:


October 7th, 2016–Higuarshi When They Cry: Himatsubushi is now available from MangaGamer!

Higurashi When They Cry Hou – Ch 4 Himatsubushi is now available for pre-order from MangaGamer! This October, you can enjoy the fourth chapter of this exciting Visual Novel that spawned the highly-acclaimed Higurashi anime and manga series on Steam for the very first time! With updated sprites and other visuals, fans won’t want to miss this new release!

In this chapter, Himatsubushi, we travel back to long before the murders began, back to the time of the dam protests. This time, a boy is kidnapped – the son of one the dam leaders. A young detective visits Hinamizawa to track down the kidnapped child, but why do things seem off? What could Rika possibly want from this man in the distant past?

This is the last chapter in the Question Arcs, the final suspicion raised before the answers begin to fall in place, so don’t miss this piece of the puzzle! Available now on MangaGamer.com and Steam!

Help spread the word on twitter with #Higurashi and introduce new fans to this remastered version of such a great series from 07th Expansion!
Don’t forget to check out our 07th Expansion page either:
http://www.mangagamer.org/07thExpansion/

Last but not least, you can now buy all 4 Question Arcs together for just $24.95!
Higurashi When They Cry Hou
The 58th year of Shouwa, early summer

It’s June, and the summer heat has arrived earlier than it does most years.
By day there are crickets, and by night there are cicadas.

We’re in Hinamizawa, a small village in the countryside.
There are fewer than two thousand people here. But every year, there is an event.

This event is a mysterious death.
(The series has run from 1979 to 1983)

On a certain day in June, someone dies, and someone else goes missing.
The series of deaths is connected to the upheaval surrounding the dam construction project.
A murder case that was covered up is being reenacted.
Is it a conspiracy? A coincidence? Or perhaps a curse?

Someone who was supposed to be there isn’t.
Someone who wasn’t supposed to be there is.

Someone who was alive last night is dead now.
And someone who is here right now isn’t alive.
So, there is no way to avert tragedy. There is no choice but to give up.
But don’t give up.

Only you can stand up to this.

Higurashi When They Cry Hou Ch. 4 – Himatsubushi
Developer: 07th Expansion
Genre: Adventure
Price: $5.95
OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, Mac OSX, Linux
Text Language: English, Japanese
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About Tyler Trosper

Tyler Trosper graduated Ball State University with a major in Creative Writing and a minor in Professional Writing. Originally joining Operation Rainfall as an anime news writer, he also writes gaming news and dabbles in reviews. His one true love in life is Xenosaga, and he prays daily for a fourth game.