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Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc (Vita)
12 December 2015
Excerpt: Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc is the American release of a Japanese remake of the PSP game of the same name. In it you watch as the protagonist, Makoto Naegi, recounts the story of how he and 14 other students came to be trapped in the prestigious Hope's Peak Academy and how they're now forced to...
Pros: Great writing, consistently unique characters, good music
Cons: Slow to start, player has little say in how story plays out, Class Trial gets mini-game heavy, anime tropes sometimes grating
Summary: There aren't many games that do "despair" quite as well as Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc does. I'm not talking about the game being unremittingly bleak, mind you -- that's one way of depicting the concept of "despair," sure, and one that has been used to particularly great effect in outright...
Conclusion: Depending on your expertise in these types of games, Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc can easily clock in around 20 hours plus. Even with that amount of time under your belt, you still haven’t seen and/or collected everything possible in the game.
Summary: I hesitate to recommend " Dangan Ronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc " without reservation; visual novel games are not for everyone, but this is one of the best. More than that, it may open up the genre for people who never knew they would like it with its action scenes, puzzles, and RPG elements.
Excerpt: If you're an English-speaking fan of Japanese games, and particularly visual novels, there are few titles in recent years that have sparked as fervent a following as Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc .
Excerpt: A prestigious academy. A class of the ultimate students. An evil mastermind and an unexplainable situation with more questions than answers. All the ingredients are present for a grand mystery.
Summary: Prior to the two-company merger that formed Spike Chunsoft, the latter half, Chunsoft, came out with a pair of beloved (if brutal) visual novels as entries in the later-branded Zero Escape series - 999: Nine Persons, Nine Hours, Nine Doors and Virtue's Last Reward .
Excerpt: Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc is the first game in what appears to be a series from Japan that has developed a bit of a following and also, apparently, a manga. Trigger Happy Havoc is the series' first foray into the U.S.