Higurashi When They Cry is a sound novel. The music, backgrounds and characters work together to create a world that is the stage of a novel for the user to read. They laugh and cry and get angry. The user takes the point of view of the protagonist to experience the story.
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Jun 14, 2018
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July 18

Minagoroshi On Sale Now!

Order Minagoroshi now and get 10% off during launch week!!

https://store.steampowered.com/app/1034940/Higurashi_When_They_Cry_Hou__Ch7_Minagoroshi/

At long last, you can enjoy the sixth chapter of this exciting Visual Novel that spawned the highly-acclaimed Higurashi anime and manga series on Steam for the very first time! With updated sprites and other visuals, fans won't want to miss this new release!

In this chapter, Minagoroshi, Keiichi manages to make the choice that would avert the tragedies of Watanagashi and Meakashi. With this revelation that Keiichi and the others are beginning to learn from the events of prior chapters, Rika finally gains hope that there might be a way to end this relentless cycle. Yet those hopes are soon stifled with the arrival of Houjou Teppei, Satoko's abusive uncle. Can the club members avert the tragedy of Tatarigoroshi this time around? Will a different chain of events finally reveal the mastermind behind the tragedies of Hinamizawa? And also... who is the mysterious figure Rika seems to be talking to this time around?

The Answer Arcs continue, and revelations await. So keep your eyes open and don't miss out!

Don't forget to check out our 07th Expansion page either:

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Help spread the word on twitter with #Higurashi and introduce new fans to this remastered version of such a great series from 07th Expansion!
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March 31

BGM & SFX update

07th Expansion has decided to re-record all the Higurashi BGM and sound effects in the series so customers will be able to enjoy a fresh new track in modern quality. The game will auto-update itself with the new upgrade.
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About This Game

June, 1983.

The summer heat has arrived earlier than it does most years.
By day there are cicadas, and by night, the higurashi.

Hinamizawa, a small village in the Japanese countryside.
While there are fewer than two thousand people there, every year, 'something' happens.

For the past 4 years, someone has died, and someone else has gone missing.
This series of deaths and disappearances is connected to the local resistance against a now-abandoned dam construction project.
A murder during the construction, covered up by the local authorities, is being re-enacted year after year.
Is it a conspiracy? A coincidence? Or perhaps a curse?

Someone who was supposed to be there... isn't.
Someone who wasn't supposed to be there... is.

Someone who was alive last night is now dead, and someone who is here right now isn't alive.

There is no way to avert this tragedy. There is no choice but to give up trying.

But even so... please don't give up.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP
    • Processor: Pentium III 800 MHz
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 128MB DirectX 9c Compatible (Pixel Shader 2.0+)
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 600 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Any
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7+
    • Processor: Pentium 4 1.4GHz
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 256MB DirectX 9c Compatible (Pixel Shader 2.0+)
    • Storage: 600 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Any
    Minimum:
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.8+ Mountain Lion
    • Processor: 1 GHz or faster processor
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 128Mb Video Memory
    • Storage: 600 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Any
    Recommended:
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.8+ Mountain Lion
    • Processor: 1 GHz or faster processor
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 256Mb Video Memory
    • Storage: 600 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Any
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04+
    • Processor: 1GHz or Faster Processor
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 128Mb OpenGL2 Or Higher Compatible
    • Storage: 600 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Pulse Audio Compatible
    • Additional Notes: Not Tested with Distros other than Ubuntu
    Recommended:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04+
    • Processor: 1GHz or Faster Processor
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 256MB OpenGL2 Or Higher Compatible
    • Storage: 600 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Pulse Audio Compatible
    • Additional Notes: Not Tested with Distros other than Ubuntu

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