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‘Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony’ Coming Soon To PlayStation 4 And PlayStation Vita [Video]

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The upcoming "Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony" is an adventure visual novel game developed by Spike Chunsoft exclusively for the PlayStation 4 and the PlayStation Vita.

"Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony" is described as set in a "psycho-cool" environment wherein 16 characters are imprisoned and kidnapped in a school, according to the Danganronpa main site. Spike Chunsoft, game developers of "Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony," first announced the game back in 2015 during Sony's pre-Tokyo Game Show PlayStation conference.

No details were released upon announcement during that time. The developers, however, promised that the game would be unimaginable. The previous iteration of the game "Danganranpa 2: Goodbye Despair" was praised for it interesting cast and well-paced story, according to Gamespot.

Trusted Reviews reported that the game had multiple spin-offs in anime, films, and its previous two main games. "Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony," is the third main game in the franchise making its first appearance on a home console. It is both a direct sequel to "Danganranpa 2: Goodbye Despair" and an entirely new entry for the series.

"Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony" story

"Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony" brings back Monokuma, who apparently is the game's favorite evil bear. The game is set in a prison school called Seishuu Academy where Kaede Akamatsu described as the Ultimate Pianist wakes up and finds herself in the company of fifteen others being lorded over by Monokuma as the demented headmaster with cubs for minions.

Monokuma tasks the students to kill each other without being spotted. New players of the game are advised to get used to the stylish macabre the game offers. The game also enjoins the students to participate in a Class Trial wherein everyone surviving must find to find the culprit where failure to identify the guilty party is not an option, or else face consequences.

"Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony" also include new mini-games such as Epiphany Anagram 3.0 where players discover letters to slowly piece together the right answer. Another is Excavation Imagination wherein players remove blocks to uncover an illustration.

Brain Drive lets players drive a vehicle while collecting letters that hill help form solutions. Though the mini-games have no bearing on the main game, they can serve as fun distractions.

"Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony" will first be released in Japan this January and eventually, globally, some time later this year.

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