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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Very Positive (91) - 98% of the 91 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Jun 14, 2018
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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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