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App description: Zero Escape: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors The Novel (999) is a thrilling choose your own path story from acclaimed writer Kotaro Uchikoshi that takes readers on a suspense-filled journey full of danger, terrifying choices, and unexpected twists toward a variety of endings that may or may not see them coming out alive on the other side.

Nine individuals, seemingly strangers, find themselves awakening to a rude truth theyre trapped on a ship that will sink in nine hours, and must play a deadly game in order to escape. Kidnapped by the mysterious Zero, these nine must solve puzzles and uncover the location of the elusive ninth door before time runs out. Each player is tied to a bracelet that controls a bomb within their bodies. One wrong move and they explode. However, beyond this life-or-death game lies questions that they must answer: Why have they been brought here and, more importantly, who is Zero?
03-16-2014, 10:14 AM
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: UK
Posts: 583
There we go. Cheers for this, Pete; picking it up whenever it appears on the UK store.

I'm not expecting to be blown away or anything - I've grown less and less tolerant of anime/Japanese pop culture storytelling tropes and so on as I've got older - but I am honestly curious and I would like to support any publisher trying to bring this sort of thing to iOS, just on principle, so even if it turns out I don't like it much I won't be too bothered at having spent the money.

03-16-2014, 11:47 AM
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Germany
Posts: 6,367
Hope that the game doesn't suffer from its modifications.
The game is good, although the story a bit confusing. Overall, it's typical Japanese style.

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03-16-2014, 02:30 PM
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03-16-2014, 02:41 PM
Joined: Apr 2010
Posts: 1,037
I see it's not universal....or is it?
03-16-2014, 02:59 PM
Joined: Oct 2010
Location: Over The Rainbow
Posts: 3,174
Originally Posted by zergslayer69 View Post
I see it's not universal....or is it?
There are 2 versions: 999: The Novel and 999: The Novel HD. Both the same price.
03-16-2014, 03:09 PM
Joined: Jul 2010
Location: From Wales. Currently living in Canada
Posts: 1,031
What's the installed size on this? Anyone know?
03-16-2014, 11:41 PM
Joined: May 2010
Location: New York City
Posts: 2,741
Now out in the US.

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03-17-2014, 12:22 AM
Joined: Jun 2011
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omg omg omg i didn't know this was gonna be coming out but I've ALWAYS wanted to play this. And I love Japanese styled games / novels. This is right up my alley. It's huge but I hope it just features super amazing content, etc. Can't wait to play it.

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03-17-2014, 01:14 AM
Joined: Apr 2010
Posts: 1,037
Will definitely grab the HD version since I don't have an iphone! If you want an awesome story, this is it!