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Danganronpa Decadence
Danganronpa Decadence

Adventure 03 December 2021

Danganronpa Decadence is a collection of four games from Spike Chunsoft - Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc, Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair, Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony in Anniversary Edition versions, and the new Danganronpa S: Ultimate Summer Camp.

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Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony
Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony

Adventure 12 January 2017

The third full-fledged installment in the series of mystery thriller adventure visual novels developed by Spike Chunsoft. The plot of Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony tells the story of a kidnapped high school student named Kaede Akamatsu. Together with other students, he is taken to a school called Gifted Inmates Academy. The academy’s director is a teddy bear named Monokuma. He informs his “guests” that the only way to escape the place is to kill another student in such way that no one catches you during the investigation. The game employs gameplay mechanics known from previous entries in the series. The gameplay is divided into two main parts: School Life and Class Trial. In the first part the player interacts with other students, creates relations and pushes the story forward. Once a murder occurs, the gameplay mechanics change and the player focuses on conducting an investigation during which he learns testimonies and statements of various people, he looks for evidence etc.

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Cyber Danganronpa VR
Cyber Danganronpa VR

Adventure 13 October 2016

This is the first installment of a popular investigation-themed game series Danganronpa, recreated specifically for owners of the PlayStation VR sets; the franchise has been developed by Spike Chunsoft - a Japanese team. The player is taken to a mysterious school for the most outstanding students, which is governed by an electric teddybear called Monokuma. At the very beginning, the students find out that they've been imprisoned inside the school building. What is worse however, the only way to get out of here is to murder a schoolmate in a discrete way. In the initial stage of a playthrough, the game resembles a typical school life simulation. When somebody gets murdered however, a difficult investigation begins. The process ends with a trial and the player's goal here is to point to the actual perpetrator flawlessly. Despite the fact that the gameplay formula the series have been popular for was adapted here for the VR technology, Cyber Danganronpa VR remains faithful to the atmosphere of the original game, both in terms of the mechanics and visuals.

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Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls
Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls

Action 24 September 2014

Action game enriched with elements of survival horror, which is a spin-off of the Danganronpa cycle. The player plays the role of a teenage Naegi mosquito, whose task is to stop a childish gang murdering adult inhabitants of Towa City in order to create their own utopia. The game focuses on solving a variety of environmental riddles and fighting against hostile enemies with the help of the original arsenal.

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Danganronpa 1-2 Reload
Danganronpa 1-2 Reload

Adventure 10 October 2013

A suite of two refreshed and improved parts of the popular visual novel adventure series that were released on PSP in 2010 and 2012. In both titles, players take on the role of a high school student who tries to find the perpetrators of murders committed in his class, imprisoned in a secluded place by the sadistic headmaster of the school.

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Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair
Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair

Adventure 26 July 2012

A sequel to the detective adventure visual novel released in 2010 by Spike Chunsoft. In Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair the player assumes the role of a completely new protagonist named Hajime Hinata. He is accepted to an elite high school despite the fact that he cannot remember what he did to earn that honor. During one of the school trips the class of the protagonist is imprisoned on a tropical island. In order to escape, the students must murder one of their friends and avoid being caught by their colleagues. The gameplay mechanics are based on the same principles as the original game and they are split into three separate phases, in which one must first participate in conversations, then gather testimonies and evidence in the murder case, and finally go to a trial and type the murderer.

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Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc
Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc

Adventure 25 November 2010

A detective adventure game from the visual novel genre. It was developed by Japan studio Spike Chunsoft. The main protagonist of Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc, Naegi Makoto, is a teenager who starts his education in an elite high school. In contrast to his colleagues, he has no remarkable achievements and he was accepted to the school by winning a lottery. Soon after the school year starts, Makoto and a group of other students are trapped inside the school building and a digitally-controlled mascot informs them that, in order to escape from the trap, one of them must murder someone else in such way that it will be impossible to find out who is guilty. The game is divided into three separate phases. First the player speaks with selected students, builds relations and learns interesting facts. When the murder happens, the player is tasked with gathering evidence and testimonies. Finally the action moves to a court room where during a trial one must find out who the murderer is through a series of minigames.

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