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Higurashi: When They Cry

Higurashi: When They Cry

  • Publisher
  • Developer
    07th Expansion
  • Release date
    10 Aug 2002

Higurashi: When They Cry is a Japanese murder mystery visual novel. The series is focused on a group of young friends and the strange events that occur in the rural village of Hinamizawa, where they reside. The gameplay requires relatively little player interaction as most of the game is composed of text dialogues. The original release contained no voice acting for the characters. The game utilizes intermissions where the player can obtain several Tips. These Tips allow the player to read various supplementary information that may or may not be useful in solving the mystery.

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About Higurashi: When They Cry

Higurashi: When They Cry is released by Alchemist in 10 Aug 2002. The game is designed by 07th Expansion. Higurashi: When They Cry is a typical representative of the Adventure genre. Playing Higurashi: When They Cry is a pleasure. It does not matter whether it is the first or a millionth hour in Adventure, there will always be room for something new and interesting. Thrilling levels and gameplay Higurashi: When They Cry will not leave anyone indifferent. The complexity of gameplay increases with each new level and does not let any player get bored.

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Higurashi: When They Cry is versatile and does not stand still, but it is never too late to start playing. The game, like many Adventure games has a full immersion in gaming. AllGame staff continues to play it.

Higurashi: When They Cry is perfect for playing alone or with friends.

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