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Last week Idea Factory International announced plans to bring romance visual novel DATE A LIVE: Rio Reincarnation to PS4 and Steam in the west. The launch window is currently set for June, and the publisher followed up with a new character trailer introducing Tohka Yatogami, Yoshino, Kurumi Tokisaki, Kotori Itsuka, Origami Tobiichi, and Rinne Sonogami

 

 

More Tohka screens:

 

Story and features: 

A brand new character named Rio appears, who calls Shido “papa” and is searching for the “most important thing.”

After having escaped nearly being trapped in a virtual reality, Shido is afflicted by a strange feeling. A disturbance in the world in which he lives. Someone is out there… He cannot shake the helpless, uncomfortable feeling. This strange feeling persists… A new paradise. A girl who has the same last name as Rinne – Rio Sonogami. The girl, along with Marina… for the sake of everyone’s happiness, they wander in search of “the most important thing.”
 
Key Features


Choose Your Fate and Find a Date – Immerse yourself in the world of DATE A LIVE, where Shido has the option to pick from 11 characters and over 150 dating events! Need a break from dating? Get to know the Rio Reincarnation exclusive character, Rio Sonogami, and even talk with 10 other sub-characters for additional story elements! 

Find Your Route to Love – The choices you make with each girl can affect Shido’s overall destiny! If Shido plays his cards right, he can find the true ending of his favorite girl! 

Light Novels Never-Before-Localized – DATE A LIVE fans and readers can rejoice as the three light novels: Rinne’s Bathtime, Arusu’s Quest, and Rio Reunion are now localized in English! Each story also includes several rough sketches and goofy comic strips!

 
There’s More Where that Came From – Two previous entries in the DATE A LIVE series that were only available on the PlayStation®4, Rinne Utopia and Arusu Install, will be included in Rio Reincarnation!  Re-experience the ending of your date’s route in Rinne Utopia and Arusa Install, and experience new date endings and Event CGs in Rio Reincarnation! 

 

In the meantime, you can watch the Date A Live anime on Crunchyroll.

 

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Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. You can read his webcomic, BIG DUMB FIGHTING IDIOTS at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox.