planetarian: The Reverie of a Little Planet & Snow Globe Coming to Switch

    Will be sold physically in Japan.

    PROTOTYPE and Key announced that visual novels planetarian: The Reverie of a Little Planet & Snow Globe are coming to Nintendo Switch on June 27. The games will support English, French, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, and Traditional Chinese language options. 

    planetarian: The Reverie of a Little Planet is already available digitally on Nintendo Switch via Nintendo eShop. In Japan, a physical edition featuring both games will be sold for 2,970 yen. It will be a digitally only release in the west. 

    Here’s an overview of both games: 

    planetarian: The Reverie of a Little Planet Overview

    Sarcophogus City, a city where the rain never ceases, sets the stage for the emotional tale of a Junker and a Robot, Yumemi, shaped like a young woman. Planetarian is a sci-fi visual novel, brought to life with beautiful art and a stirring soundtrack.

    Planetarian was produced by Japanese studio Key, the creators of CLANNAD and Little Busters! Since hitting the Japanese market in 2004 for the PC, its popularity has led to novel and audiobook adaptations, as well as console ports of the original game. In 2016, it was adapted into a web anime and an animated feature film.

    • In-game text available in English, Japanese, French, and Chinese (Traditional and Simplified).
    • Features Japanese voiceover only.
    • The options and manual also have multilingual support; the language can be changed at any time.
    • Fast forward or rewind in-game text whenever you want.
    • HD support at 1280 x 720 resolution. (Character and event images have been refined for the HD remaster.)

    Ceaseless rain…
    Hit by a biological weapon thirty years ago, Sarcophagus City lingered as a vestige manned only by autonomous fighter drones.
    An exhausted man headed inside a building seeking refuge. Long ago, many would have entered this planetarium, to gaze longingly into the stars, to soothe their sorrows, and to find a sense of peace.
    In this place of healing, he met a lone girl; a run-down robotic guide who had waited thirty long years for a visitor to come. Her name was Yumemi. Her one wish was for someone to repair the broken projector.
    Endless rain…
    The man’s fleeting days with Yumemi reminded him of days long gone. As he worked tirelessly to fix that which was broken he wondered, what would he wish for when he finally gazed into those artificial stars?
    What fate lied before Yumemi?

    planetarian: Snow Globe Overview (VNDB

    This story occurs before the events of the war that brought the world to ruin; at this point, Yumemi has been working at the Flowercrest Department Store’s rooftop planetarium for about ten years. One day, Yumemi begins to act strangely, culminating in her simply walking out and wandering around the town. The staff of the planetarium are bewildered, and one of the workers—a woman named Satomi Kurahashi—is ordered to go follow Yumemi and bring her back. Before long, Yumemi begins to run out of battery power.

    Soul Kiwami
    Soul Kiwami
    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Managing Editor of Final Weapon and a Games Writer at Game Rant with four years of writing and editing experience. Raul is passionate about the Japanese gaming industry, and he's a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs, and fighting games. business email: [email protected] | Muck Rack:

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