On August 26, the domestic indie game circle, SUMMERTIME, has officially announced the Silence of Switchblade . The compatible platform is PC (Steam), which will be released at the end of 2022. The Steam store page has been released in conjunction with the announcement.
Silence of Switch Blade is a visual novel work that depicts a murder case in midsummer and a strange triangular relationship. The stage of this work is a fictitious city in the suburbs of Tokyo, Saitama Prefecture, Saitama Prefecture. Three years ago, in Ukio City, four junior high school students were killed one after another. A 14-year-old female junior high school student was arrested as the culprit, but after a trial, her physical and mental weakness was recognized and the penalty was reduced.
Makoto Tegoshi, the main character of this work, is a police officer who works for the Saitama Prefectural Police Floating Station. After graduating from college, Makoto Tegoshi went to Tokyo and worked as an engineer. However, three years ago, he changed jobs to the Saitama Prefectural Police Cyber Investigation Division after the police officer’s father was damaged in a serial killing case. Later, he was transferred to his hometown, Saitama Prefectural Police Floating Station, and was assigned to the new Life Safety Division Youth Case Investigator. A murder occurs when Makoto Tegoshi began to feel the difficulty of his boss, non-career police officer, Non-career police officer, Sarina Ino. The murder case in the middle of Tokyo in the middle of Tokyo seemed to be a replay of the demon case three years ago. Former engineer police officer, Makoto Tegoshi. His head is cut, but Sarina Ino is extremely silly. Three years ago, the culprit of the demon incident, Tanaka Tanakushi. While pursuing the mystery of the murder case, the relationship between the three strange people is drawn.
The protagonist, Kazumasa Tegoshi, follows the case that occurred in a mediocre suburbs as a police officer. The story proceeded mainly by investigating murder cases. Since the genre is considered visual novel, the text, the standing picture and stills, the story of a criminal drama-like taste and a strange triangle relationship will be developed. In this work, the characters and the world in the work are drawn by PC-98-style retro pixel art. Standing pictures and characters expressed in dots are also characteristic of this work.
SUMMERTIME, which is working on this work, is a domestic personal circle by creator Slave. In the past work, the mystery-style isolated island suspense ADV MindCIRCUS, the psycho-spons pense novel midday darkness, and the interactive science fiction novel CODA have all released a novel/ADV work for PCs. In the previous work distributed in September 2020, Begrad Metro Kids Steam version, 93 % of the 33 user reviews were popular. In this work, the story of a distorted youth of a boy with a sense of obstruction, centered on the battle of boys and girls who gained different abilities, was vividly drawn. In this work, I would like to expect a story that pierces the player’s heart sharply.
In this work Silence of Switch Blade, Music Vtuber’s virtual cat is in charge of music. According to Press Releas, Retro’s rough electronic music by Virtual Cat will egie the incidents that occur in the suburbs in the suburbs.
Silence of Switch Blade will be released for PC (Steam) at the end of 2022. The Steam store page has been released in conjunction with the announcement.