Aksys is coming up with a new otome* visual novel game called Code: Realize ~Guardian of Rebirth~ by Idea Factory/Design Factory which will be available on the PS Vita at North America and Europe late this year. The game will be available in digital and physical form in North America whereas Europeans will receive digital copies only.
In this game, player character will historical literary figures such as Arsene Lupin, Abraham Van Hellsing, Victor Frankestein, Impey Barbicane and Count St-Germain. No doubt that this game will be populated with many handsome, bishonen heroes to make any female fans happy. The game world will be based on Gothic-Victorian steampunk, 18-19th century machinery designs, corresponding costumes and clock motifs.
The official synopsis of the game:
Restricted to an abandoned mansion on the outskirts of London in fulfillment of a promise to her father, lonely Cardia lives day to day isolated from the world. Her body carries a deadly poison that rots or melts anything her skin touches, prompting the locals to call her a “monster.”
Her last conversation with her father two years ago, telling her to stay out of sight and never fall in love, is the furthest back she can remember. One day, her quiet solitude is interrupted as the Royal Guards break in to capture her. It is then that Cardia meets Arsène Lupin, a chivalrous thief, who helps her escape the soldiers’ clutches. She soon finds herself on a journey with Lupin to locate her father, who holds the answers to her mysterious condition. The two are soon joined by four more interesting and handsome gentlemen…
* An otome game (乙女ゲーム, otome gēmu ?, literally “girl game”) is a story based video game that is targeted towards the female market. Generally one of the goals, besides the main plot goal, is to develop a romantic relationship between the female player character and one of several male, or occasionally female characters. (Google)
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