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For anyone interested or is a fan of Heart of Crown, it is releasing today on Steam. Originally Japan-only, it had a successful Kickstarter for an international release on March 2016. Officially referred to as Heart of Crown PC, it is a princess-themed deck building game created by the circle illuCalab. Illustration is by circle FLIPFLOPs with international release in conjunction by Japanime Games and MangaGamer.com.[18+] A physical card bundle is being discussed as well, where it will go through MangaGamer.com.[18+] Culture Select has started a community server on Discord. The game will be priced at $24.99 but during release week, it will be $19.99.

The background behind the game is that the Emperor passed away, with seven heirs to the throne. The player will promote a princess and save the land from chaos. Players needs to use their power, resources and influence to be the first to meet victory conditions. The PC release will have online play and ranked matches. Players can also earn points to unlock campaign stories to know the world of Heart of Crown PC.

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Heart of Crown PC now on Steam worldwide!


WILMINGTON, Del. – December 12, 2017 Culture Select announced today the international release of Heart of Crown PC on Steam! The digital edition of the popular Princess-themed deck building card game Heart of Crown by Japanese illustration circle FLIPFLOPs, it was developed by illuCalab and released in conjunction with Japanime Games and MangaGamer.com.

Brought to life by a Kickstarter campaign in March 2016, the international release of Heart of Crown PC represents the culmination of multinational partnership and community support in the card game, visual novel and anime hobbyist spheres. Through a combined physical card game and digital release, the Heart of Crown franchise will now be able to reach the widest possible audience. A physical card game bundle through MangaGamer.com is currently being discussed as well.

Heart of Crown PC is available now on Steam at http://store.steampowered.com/app/476420/. Regularly priced at $24.99, during release week a 20% discount ($19.99) will apply. Culture Select has started a community server for the game, which you can access at https://discord.gg/PPVeN8R via discord.

What is Heart of Crown PC?

The Emperor has suddenly passed away, leaving seven heirs to the royal throne. Which princess will you promote in this battle of succession? Who will save the land from chaos and a war for the Crown!? Heart of Crown PC is both a careful one-to-one re-creation of the physical “Heart of Crown”, and a step above and beyond, taking advantage of all the opportunities that a digital medium has to offer.

At its core, Heart of Crown PC is a deck-building card game in which players use their power, resources and influence to build stronger decks. A player’s ultimate objective is to meet the victory conditions before their opponents and lead their Princess to the throne.

Heart of Crown PC Features

  • “Deck-Building” card game: Show off your skills on a level playing field!

  • 7 unique Princesses to adapt to any playstyle!

  • Online play: Battle up to 4 human or CPU opponents at a time!

  • Ranked Matching lets you fight for your place on the online leaderboards!

  • Earn points to unlock campaign stories and delve deeper into the world of Heart of Crown!

  • Visual and Audio effects enhance the gameplay experience in ways that just wouldn’t be possible with the physical card game!

  • Steam Trading Cards, exclusive to the Steam Edition!

Heart of Crown PC is easy to pick up but difficult to master. Sharpen your skills, dominate your opponents, and make sure your princess succeeds to the throne!

About Culture Select

Culture Select is a Delaware, USA based publishing and localization start-up crewed by a tight-knit international team. Empowered by fans and developers around the world, they seek to bring both established and undiscovered titles to brand new markets and fresh new audiences. Interested in the latest updates or just want to shoot the breeze? Follow Culture Select’s Twitter account at www.twitter.com/culture_select and like Culture Select’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/CultureSelect.

About Japanime Games (https://www.japanimegames.com/)

Japanime Games is dedicated to bringing you the finest games from Japan and beyond! It’s Japanime Games’ goal to import and translate the best of the best games from Asia to bring those great games to a wider audience. Their games feature some of the finest art that can be found along with engaging game play and quality components. For more information about Japanime Games, see www.japanimegames.com.

About MangaGamer.com (www.mangagamer.com)[18+]

MangaGamer.com is the world’s first legal download site for English translated Visual Novels. Since its launch in July 2008, it has offered services where fans can download and enjoy popular Visual Novels such as minori‘s ef -a fairy tale of two and OVERDRIVE‘s Dengeki Stryker right from their home.


A Japanese entertainment production team who have been creating manga and games since 2006, consisting of two members: ginko (ぎんこ) and Yuki Takahata (高畑ゆき). Known for works including Everyday Tales of a Cat God, and as the artists for Etrian Odyssey II: The girl of six flowers.

About illuCalab

An indie video game circle making both original games and franchised games, they have done everything from single player action games to online match card games. Some of their other projects include Raiko the Beast and Illusionary Sky Drift.


Marisa Alexander
With a flair of both eccentricity and normalcy. Lives in New England, where the weather is about as chaotic as limbo. Have enjoyed gaming since before schooling and have signed up for many AP and Honor HS classes in order to succeed in life. Is extraordinarily analytical, opinionated, and caring.