Update (Wed 3rd Jun, 2020 12:00 BST): The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters has been given a new release date on Nintendo Switch after originally being scheduled to launch this May. You'll be able to get your hands on it from 19th June.
A new trailer has been released alongside the news, which you can check out for yourself above.
Original Article (Tue 21st Apr, 2020 14:40 BST): Headup Games has revealed that The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters will be bringing another dose of the series' survival-horror adventure to Switch next month.
The game picks up right where The Coma: Recut left off, although developer Devespresso Games is keen to note that you won't need to have played the original to understand what's going on. This new title sees you taking on the role of Mina Park, a minor side-character from the first game who is forced to escape her deserted high school to elude the clutches of a relentless, psychotic slasher. Ooer.
Here's an official description and feature list:
Mina Park, a student of Sehwa High, awakens in the dead of night in her school. It isn’t long before she realizes that something is amiss. The once-familiar school where she spends her evenings studying looks twisted by something dark and sinister. She finds herself pursued by someone or something that looks eerily like her English teacher. To survive, Mina must venture beyond the boundaries of her school and into the surrounding district. There, she will encounter strange creatures, mysterious strangers, and uneasy allies.
- Fear Dark Song’s relentless pursuit to kill you, now with an all-new AI.
- Craft items to prepare for critical life-or-death situations or risk permanent injury.
- Explore the nightmarish district of Sehwa and discover its dark secrets.
- Scavenge resources to survive deadly encounters and afflictions.
- Unlock tools and upgrades to reach previously inaccessible areas.
- Hide to avoid detection and certain death. Pass challenges to conceal your location.
- Featuring vibrant, hand-illustrated in-game visuals and comic strips.
The original game left us with mixed feelings, so we're hopeful that this sequel will address the flaws that kept it from being a must-play experience. Here's just a little of what we had to say in our review of The Coma: Recut:
The Coma: Recut is interesting in concept, but flawed in its execution. Mixing survival horror with stealth and visual novel elements provides a unique side-scrolling experience. While the anime art style and slow pace might detract from the horror, along with the main mechanic becoming repetitive instead of scary, there is still enough narrative content to get invested in the twisted tale of Sehwa High.
Will you be checking out this sequel? Have you played the original? Tell us below.
Nice. I've owned the first one on Steam for years and years now, but never seem to get around to actually playing it. I love how stylized the presentation is, though.
I'll pick it up on sale as I enjoyed the first one for the sale price I got it for. Can't remember what it was though. Probably like 50% off or so. Like the article says, there were some definite flaws to the game where I was glad I didn't pay full price. We'll see about the sequel.
I think I'll buy to collect this as well.
I am interested
There's a physical release, a double pack of 1 & 2, open to preorder in Japan.
Vicious Sisters sounds like an 80s power metal band.
Is the first one any good? Anything like the Danganronpa games?
I'll probably get the bundle pack at Play-Asia instead.
@fatleon5 - The Coma games are nothing like the Danganronpa series. They're 2D horror/adventure games, like the early Clock Tower games.
looks like more resi games
Looks a lot like Detention no? Not a bad thing, just interesting
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