Nyu Media, publisher of Japanese doujin games, has announced that the Cherry Tree High I! My! Girls! is launching on steam today, as a follow-up to their 2012 release, Cherry Tree High Comedy Club.
While the original was more of an adventure / social sim game, I! My! Girls! takes a more linear approach and tells the continuing story of the Comedy Club as a single story Visual Novel, providing around 3 hours of gameplay over 12 chapters. The sequel also uses the original Japanese names of the characters, instead of those used in the ‘westernised’ localisation of the original.
To keep continuity, Nyu has released an updated version of the original Cherry Tree High Comedy Club with a new, more accurate localisation, which uses the original Japanese names and places.
For those who have yet to play the original Cherry Tree High, a bundle pack will also be available on steam to purchase both titles at a discounted price.
Steam link: http://store.steampowered.com/app/333220/
——— Original Press Release Below ——–
STARTING A CLUB IS ONE THING… RUNNING A CLUB IS A WHOLE OTHER STORY!
Cherry Tree High I! My! Girls! is the sequel to the popular slice-of-life adventure game Cherry Tree High Comedy Club by developer 773, and picks up the story where Cherry Tree High Comedy Club left off, but this time as a kinetic (one story branch) visual novel.
Now that Mairu and friends have successfully re-opened the club, they actually need to act like a club! Mairu’s nemesis Chitose hasn’t given up on closing them down just yet, so they’ll need to be careful! But Chitose isn’t the only problem that Mairu and friends have to face… A rival club is competing for the spot of number one entertainment club, and a new transfer student will forever affect the Comedy Club line-up!
- The Cherry Tree High Comedy Club story continues in linear visual novel format!
- 12 chapters: 7 main chapters and 5 sub-stories
- 3 new characters
- New backgrounds
- New music
- 2-3 hours of gameplay
Operating system: Windows / XP / Vista / 7 / 8
Processor: Pentium 3 or better
Memory: 128MB or better
Hard disk space: 95 MB free hard drive space
★★★ Cherry Tree High I! My! Girls! ★★★
Localized & published by Nyu Media
Created by 773
About Nyu Media, Ltd.
Nyu Media, Ltd. is the world’s leading localizer and publisher of independent Japanese video games. By combining high quality localizations, broad distribution and accessible price points, Nyu Media enables global gamers to fully enjoy excellent indie titles as well as support the indie game development in Japan.
The Japanese development studio 773 (pronounced “nanami” in Japanese) consists of just one full-time member who goes by the handle “Hizume” and several members who contribute to development projects purely as required. Hizume oversees all development projects and personally heads up game design, script writing, screen design, etc. To date, 773 has released the murder mystery Enfant Terrible, Cherry Tree High Comedy Club, its sequel Cherry Tree High I! My! Girls!, and the visual novel Dead End Junction. Their latest project is a fighting game which takes place in Cherry Tree High School.