Explore the Summer of Mystery with 3 Aksys Titles

Wednesday, March 21st, 2018

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Aksys Summer Games

Just when Sony has you convinced that the Vita no longer exists, Aksys reminds you why you loved that portable! They are keeping things suspenseful with the self styled Summer of Mystery, with 3 interactive adventure games being released – Psychedelica of the Black Butterfly, 7’scarlet and Psychedelica of the Ashen Hawk. They are going to be released back to back, with Black Butterfly launching in April, 7’scarlet in May and Ashen Hawk in June. Better yet, if you preorder these titles, you’ll be rewarded with some sweet extras! Each game will come with a collectable card set, and if you preorder all three, you’ll get a trio of fancy pins!

Aksys Summer Pins

To find out more details about Aksys’ Summer of Mystery, just read the official press release below, and thank your lucky stars there are still groups out there passionate about bringing cool games to the Vita.


Three upcoming interactive fiction titles feature
adventure, intrigue and suspense

Torrance, Calif.—March 21, 2018—Flex your sleuthing skills with three new adventure titles coming this summer from Aksys Games: Psychedelica of the Black Butterfly in April, 7’scarlet in May, and Psychedelica of the Ashen Hawk in June. Featuring creepy towns, mysterious mansions and ancient feuds, each game will include a collectible character card set inside the package, and fans who purchase all three titles can get an exclusive set of collector pins.

In Psychedelica of the Black Butterfly, a girl wakes up in a mysterious mansion with no memory of who she is or how she got there, while in 7’scarlet, Ichiko visits a strange village to look for clues about her missing brother. The heroine of Psychedelica of the Ashen Hawk must find a treasure to bring peace to her town and unlock the mystery of her own past. A popular genre for young adults in Japan, otome (interactive fiction) games feature deep character development and engaging plots in which the player’s choices influence the storyline. Rich anime-style artwork and cinematics draw the reader further into the story as they create their own adventure each time they play the game.

Aksys Summer Covers

Only 1,000 sets of the enamel collector pins will be made, and are available on a first come, first served basis only to US residents by July 31, 2018. Customer must purchase either physical or digital copies of the three designated Summer of Mystery titles to qualify for the free bonus pin set. A small shipping and handling charge will be applied.

Psychedelica of the Black Butterfly, 7’scarlet, and Psychedelica of the Ashen Hawk are now available for pre-order for the PlayStation®Vita system. Psychedelica of the Black Butterfly and 7’scarlet have been rated ‘T’ for Teen by the Entertainment Software Ratings Board (ESRB), while Psychedelica of the Ashen Hawk is ‘RP’ (Rating Pending). Visit www.aksysgames.com/summerofmystery/ for more information and follow the Summer of Mystery on @aksysgames to keep up with all the latest news.

About Aksys Games
Founded in 2006 in Torrance, California, Aksys Games Localization, Inc. is a visionary video game publisher committed to publishing unique and high-quality interactive content for all current-generation platforms. Its lineup of games includes the critically acclaimed Zero Escape series (Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors, Virtue’s Last Reward, Zero Time Dilemma) as well as the wildly successful BlazBlue and Guilty Gear franchises. More information about Aksys Games and its unique products can be found on the company’s website.

About Josh Speer

Josh is a passionate gamer, finding time to clock in around 30-40 hours of gaming a week. He discovered Operation Rainfall while avidly following the localization of the Big 3 Wii RPGs. He enjoys SHMUPS, Platformers, RPGs, Roguelikes and the occasional Fighter. He’s also an unashamedly giant Mega Man fan, having played the series since he was eight. As Review Manager he spends far too much time editing reviews and random articles. In his spare time he counts the days until Mega Man 11, TWEWY Final Remix and Wargroove release.