New Steins;Gate announced for 2013

Senkei Kousoku no Phenogram set for PS3, Xbox 360.

November 25, 2012 / 12:07 AM EDT / (@salromano)

5pb. and Mages have announced the development of an all-new Steins;Gate for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 due next year in Japan.

Steins;Gate: Senkei Kousoku no Phenogram (or Steins;Gate: Phenogram of Linear Restraint) will launch across both platforms next spring.

Tatsuya Matsubara is producing the title, and Naotaka Hayashi is returning as the scenario writer and chief manager. Details on the game’s story are currently unknown. However, a slide shown at the end of the announcement reads, “There are as many stories as laboratory members.”

Visit the game’s official website here.

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  • http://chaosraiden.blogspot.com/ Chaos Raiden

    Hoping that there will be English release for this in the future.

    • Budgiecat

      lol

      • http://www.facebook.com/people/Dylan-Ng/100000854638739 Dylan Ng

         I rather be hopeful than spiteful.

  • fireemblembeast

    Woah awesome! Hopefully there’s another anime for those of us who don’t want to play through it. I can’t imagine what the story will be…

    • Kazziyan

      It will come with an unaired episode.

      • fireemblembeast

        Neat!
        I want another season, though. The first one did so well; I can’t imagine what would prevent them.

        • Kazziyan

          Me too. They have so many Side story’s they can base it on. Like mentioned above- the harem ones, or the drama CD’s. Can’t wait for the movie.

          • fireemblembeast

            …..There’s a movie? .__________.
            Damn it, how did I miss that? Although lots of anime I watch have been getting movies as of late. Was it announced recently? Because I can’t follow any anime stuff with schoolwork and such.  >:I

            • Kazziyan

              Haha was actually announced on the final episode of S;G. Recent trailer seems to have the plot about… well the trailer speaks for it self:

              http://youtu.be/cMppAyG7YxA <- trailer, but encoding is awful.

              • fireemblembeast

                Thanks! <3

                • Kazziyan

                  No problem!

      • http://www.facebook.com/people/Dylan-Ng/100000854638739 Dylan Ng

        Are you serious? =__= I haven’t heard of any anime adaptation/OVA of this so far…. But if there one then I am really excited to hear it!!

        But then again, so many S;G stuff, only the anime and some drama CD is available in english official or fansub T.T

        • Kazziyan

          Yeah, this will be coming with an unaired episode. There’s also an OVA if you haven’t seen it yet that is a “sequel” to the ending.

          • http://www.facebook.com/people/Dylan-Ng/100000854638739 Dylan Ng

            Let hope they plan more than just another OVA then :) I mean, they seem like want to adapt all the “;” into anime, S;G is pretty well received and sold well so why not?

            Oh the US trip OVA? Seen it. Kurisu x Okabe OTP.

            • Kazziyan

              Yeah, that was a good OVA! That’d probably be me at the US borders. :P

              I hope the movie is well received- probably will be, then they can animate the new game.

        • Kazziyan

          And yeah I’m incredibly grateful for that person subbing the Drama CD on youtube. The stories rival the main one. Surprisingly good.

  • PrinceHeir

    awesome!!!!!!!

    so this is their next game huh??

    though i was hoping it would be a crossover game of Chaos;Head, Robotics;Notes, and Steins;Gate.

    im playing Chaos;Head now, it’s freaking mind blowing this game is :P

  • InsaneChronos

    The Steins;Gate milking continues… Too bad this game is for the consoles only, there is a very small chance for an english version.

  • Locksus

    Eh, another one? 

  • walikor

    pc?

  • spike Crush

    El Psy Congroo.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Bobby-Jennings/100000158197173 Bobby Jennings

    What is this game about?

    • Kazziyan

      Not a lot of info, but the story will be told from, not just Okabe, but all the labomen (mem?) perspective.

  • Bloodios

    Please God, no awkward 3D sprites this time around…

    • Budgiecat

      There’s no such thing as a “3D sprite”

      3D is polygons….. -_-

      • Bloodios

        Why, thank you for enlightening me, but at least you know what I meant and that’s what actually matters, right?
        Either way, I’m simply hoping that they would stick with whatever formula they’ve been using prior to Robotics;Notes. The new approach wasn’t quite appealing in my opinion.

        • Fei

          I’m saying as hardcore 2D lover (until now). 3D models and animations in Robotics;Notes are leagues better than most 2D sprites in existence. This game is unique in this regard. You’ve picked a very wrong example here. :)

          Scenario on the other hand was utter disaster so yeah…

          • Bloodios

            I’m not saying that it was bad or anything, and I’m glad you like it. It’s just that I personally don’t find the new approach appealing. I suppose the way I expressed it was a little too aggressive…

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Dylan-Ng/100000854638739 Dylan Ng

       It not THT hideous as you guys were speaking….  But yeah, I wish they can stick to drawn sprite cuz I want to see more huke artwork :)

  • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/5O266I6427AQIXPAP5ZQ5DK3GM Bob Meaty

    WTF? No PC announcement?

    • Kazziyan

      It will probably come. Highly doubt it will stick to consoles considering that’s where most of the fanbase is.

      If not, we can forget about a fan translation.

      • PrinceHeir

        im playing Chaos;Head now.

        so freaking good :D

        though there was a problem in chapter 7 where you can’t saved.

        but someone recently released a patch for the version im playing.

        haven’t tested yet see im already at the beginning of chapter 8, but stop playing due to college.

        so yeah exciting stuff :D

        • Kazziyan

          Chaos;Head is amazing. Glad you’re liking it. :D

          It’s too bad the anime was so mediocre. Really needed the 20+ episodes like Steins;Gate.

          I’ve put 60 hours in to C;H and 70 Hours into Steins- will do again if this and the Side one with the Fanservice and beach stuff is done. Something darling.

          • PrinceHeir

            hell yeah :D

            though about the visions

            *SPOILERS

            whenever you make a choice, the “good green” choice tends to have a some sort of blurry vision. kinda like a “what if”.

            while the red depicts the the worst possible situation can happen

            i wonder if this has relevance :D

            i hope they explain it towards the ending.

            i also read you need a specific route to obtain the other endings??
            mine is around 16 hours i think?
            definitely gonna explore all the endings!!!

            *END SPOILERS

            was your chapter 7 be able to save?

            yeah i heard the anime is not good.

            man we definitely need more VN games like this :)

            im also playing Saya no Uta, and wow this is mind fuckingly good O____O

            did they release the Chaos;Head Love Chu Chu and Chaos;Head Noah(port with new routes) on PC??

            Steins gate also got a few spin off like Steins;Gate: Hiyoku Renri no Darling and Steins;Gate: Henikuukan no Octet.

            Renri is similar to Love* Chu Chu, and Henikuukan is the 8 bit game that was revealed last year(I think)

            • Kazziyan

              It’s best if I don’t tell you about the routes. Especially not here. xD Best to experience it for yourself, but I don’t remember if it has any affect… I think it might? Either way- I know you think the 

              *SPOILER* Delusions (green) are lovely~

              *END SPOILER*

              And it was able to save! Saya no Uta is amazing!

              Noah is currently being translated according to TLwiki and its 60% done. I’m not sure about Love Chu Chu- which I want most!! xD

              Yeah yeah that one! Hiyoku Renri no Darling! epic harem- hope it’s translated. XD

              • PrinceHeir

                oh i see :D

                i understand!

                it’s best to experience it myself :)

                yeah green seem to have a good vision and sexy possibilities :D

                wow what version are you using?
                mine was RC2 English Patch :P

                awesome, but Noah is on PC too??

                can’t wait for it :)

                man we need a company that will localize and translate this so i can buy the copy and support the developers :D

                • Kazziyan

                  Same patch lol. xD Weird that your game did that…

                  It’s for X360 and PS3 only I believe… Love Chu Chu is for X360, PS3, PSP. D:

                  • PrinceHeir

                    huh O___O

                    where did you play yours though?

                    yeah the two spin offs are only for console for now 

                    • Kazziyan

                      Where? do you mean download? If i could PM you, I would haha.

                      At least Love Chu Chu is on PSP, so it has a chance.

                    • PrinceHeir

                      oh yes please :D

                      email is princeof_jae@yahoo.com 

                      i wish people would hurry up and translate Valkyria Chronicles 3 and Final Fantasy Type-0 as well.

              • Kazziyan

                Added you. Though I’m on WLM and I’d rather not speak my email. You’ll know who it is once you see the email though. :P

  • Budgiecat

    How bout make a Steins;Gate game thats not a regurgitated Visual Novel?

    • Kazziyan

      How about no.

    • vertical09

      The main drawing point of Steins;Gate is it’s story. 
      VN’s do story telling fine. 
      Let’s not destroy that.

      • Budgiecat

        We already know the story…

        • Kazziyan

          This is a new story though.

    • HeatPhoenix

      That’s why for people who think VNs are lousy ways to sell manga for more money and less effort like myself, there’s the anime!

      Woohoo!

  • Raiyu

    I wish these games would make it over here, even though I’ve never really played a VN before. I watched the anime while it was airing and it was amazing.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Dylan-Ng/100000854638739 Dylan Ng

      If it make you feel better, there a LP of S;G with a english patch at SA Forum. There a C;H WT somewhere on Utube IIRC.

      Or just get the game with the english patch. (Which I am no expert in it)

  • new_tradition

    Man, I’m so lost with this series. I half wanna get into it, but then if there are different outcomes, how do subsequent games connect? D:

    And yeah, I admit it, I dunno if there’s any girl-geared fanservice to squee over >3>

    • Kazziyan

      hmm what do you mean? There’s one true ending if that’s what you’re wondering.

      • new_tradition

        Really? Oh, that makes it easier then. I’ve only read info on games with pair endings which sometimes effect major things in the story xD

        • Kazziyan

          Oh okay. Nah don’t worry there’s a true end to it all!

  • KurisuMakise

    If only some brave soul would localize the science adventure series. Meanwhile I’ll wait for the anime.