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428: Shibuya Scramble Western Release Date Announced!

428: Shibuya Scramble Western Release Date Announced!

There’s a cat fight going on at Shibuya’s street! It involves two cats—actually, a cat and a girl, but sometimes we call a girl as a cat, no? Anyway, if you want to see the fight yourself, you have to get the soon to be released 428: Shibuya Scramble. Don’t forget to get the English version if you want to understand what happened between both cats so that they’re fighting each other.

Wait, English version? Weren’t the game got delayed a few months ago?

Yes, it was. But, now it has a new release date that comes alongside a new overview trailer (below) after we’ve seen another trailer that shows each characters’ fate tangled up together.

Want to refresh your memory a bit about this FMV Visual Novel? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

Originally released in 2008, 428: Shibuya Scramble finally arrives in the West for Steam and for the PlayStation 4 system! Revolving around the lives of five protagonists who get dragged into a kidnapping case, you must make choices for each character that will undoubtedly alter the story for another, all within a ten-hour period. This creates the possibility of over 50 different endings!

With an unconventional palette consisting of text, live action stills, and video sequences to paint the narrative, 428 provides humor, uniqueness, and much intrigue that will entice you to reach all endings.

Key Features:

  • A Mosaic of Mediums – Unlike traditional visual novels, the narrative is presented with a palette of different mediums, combining text, live action stills, and video sequences.
  • Non-linear Storytelling – Five Protagonists. 10 Hours. Decisions made in one character’s story can affect the story of another character in unforeseen ways, culminating in a total of over 50 different endings!
  • Famitsu Fresh – One of the very few titles to ever receive a perfect score (40/40) from Japanese video game magazine Famitsu Weekly!


428: Shibuya Scramble will be available Worldwide on September 4, 2018 for PC and PlayStation 4. While the Japan release is set on September 6, 2018 for PlayStation 4. The demo will be available this Summer too.

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