The Caligula Effect: Overdose Goes Gold

Friday, May 4th, 2018

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The Caligula Effect: Overdose

 

FuRyu has announced that The Caligula Effect: Overdose has gone gold. In short, the game has finished development and thus now ready to be launched. The Caligula Effect: Overdose is set to launch in Japan for the PlayStation 4 on May 17th. They made the announcement by posting a comic on their website, which you can see below:

The Caligula Effect: Overdose

 

For those of us that can’t read Japanese, the comic was already translated by Gematsu:

Panel 1: “OD (The Caligula Effect: Overdose) has gone gold!”

Panel 2: “What happens when it goes gold?”

Panel 3: “You don’t know?”

Panel 4: “[Director Takuya] Yamanaka leaves the company.”

 

The Caligula Effect: Overdose is a remake of the PS Vita title, The Caligula Effect, which was created by developer Aquria. The remake is being made in the Unreal 4 game engine, and includes dual story routes, new characters, and of course updated and improved features. Here’s the trailer for the game:

 

FuRyu also recently updated the game’s official Japanese website with new details on the game. There are over 500 students you can add to your party in-game by deepening your relationships with them. They also introduced two new characters. The first is Himari Minamide, a 20-year-old woman who died as a result of a “gruesome incident”. While not well known, she was the center of Uzume Tai, an underground idol group.

The Caligula Effect Overdose - Himari Minamide

 

 

The second new character they revealed is Kouki Tadokoro, a fanatic that religiously supports μ. He is self-centered and does not care about the troubles of others around him. As a result, he is not well liked and is known as the selfish “Ego Head”. This personality means that the control of μ and the musicians has no effect on him.

The Caligula Effect Overdose - Kouki Tadokoro
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