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App description: "The truth is hidden"
Go on the most terrifying adventure with famous horror series Shin Hayarigami.
Be ready, because this story will make you shiver...

Features:
- Shin Hayarigami: The BlindMan is a narrative masterpiece that will seriously creep you out once and for all.
- The story will bring out your biggest fears and shake you to the ground.
- You can test your detective skills and shed light on the most terrifying murder case in history.

How to play:
- Shin Hayarigami: The BlindMan is a visual novel horror game. Follow the story, listen and watch carefully. Pay attention to every single detail that can help you solve the case and uncover the mystery of the Urban Legend of the BlindMan.
- From time to time you will have multiple choice questions. Your answers will define the future of the story and will affect the whole investigation. Think carefully before you choose an answer. Don't get trapped.
- Use all your detective skills that can help you find crucial clues. Will you be able to overcome your fear and find the truth?
- Use your wits and logic to solve the case. Don't let your feelings and emotions get in the way.
- Shin Hayarigami: The BlindMan is more than just a story. It is part of breathtaking series of visual horror novels. While playing this game you will discover thrilling and terrifying stories. Be ready to shiver!
- You will be fascinated with the story, but in the real world, be prepared to crumble in fear as you hear the murderer whispering in your ear: "Give me your eyes..."
- Urban Legend: The BlindMan - the story is so disturbing and fascinating at the same time. This will be incredibly scary, even for you!

Prologue
A murder happened in an isolated village in the S prefecture. A body was found with its eyes carved out.
Someone came forward saying: "I have some information on the murder that happened in village C in prefecture S."

This man, university professor Takeshi Sekimoto, was being tried at the Tokyo district court, and said to have information on this incident. So, he was transferred to a detention center of C villages police department.

Sekimoto will be in the hands of the special police department in which our hero Hojyo Saki is stationed. Sekimoto was confident when he confirmed all the case material. He claims this murder is the work of the monster "BlindMan" from the Urban Legend.

With Shin Hayarigami: The BlindMan, start a journey in a terrific horror game, that will shake you to the core. Follow in the footsteps of the BlindMan, to crack this scary case and bring back peace to the city. Dive deep in this scary atmosphere tainted with suspense and fear and be ready to shiver. But be careful to not get trapped or you may be the next victim!

Contact information:
E-Mail : help@iplayse.com
Twitter : urbanlegend(@Shin_Hayarigami)

Brightsiderus's comments:

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https://itunes.apple.com/ru/app/urban-legend-shin-hayarigami/id1358066389?mt=8
Found out that it was released in my country, but the appinfo is not working
03-15-2018, 10:40 AM
#2
Joined: Jul 2012
Location: on the internet
Posts: 1,885
been waiting for this cant wait to get spooked. surprised nobody is talking about this lol

im a rpg loving kind of guy

03-15-2018, 10:59 AM
#3
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Originally Posted by Hambo12 View Post
been waiting for this cant wait to get spooked. surprised nobody is talking about this lol
Just picked it up this AM. Will tryout it out in the evening.
03-15-2018, 11:27 AM
#4
Joined: Jul 2012
Location: on the internet
Posts: 1,885
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Originally Posted by squarezero View Post
Just picked it up this AM. Will tryout it out in the evening.
nice. this will hold me until kirby tomorrow for switch and attack on titan next week

im a rpg loving kind of guy
03-15-2018, 12:51 PM
#5
Joined: Jul 2014
Posts: 406
excellent
03-15-2018, 03:12 PM
#6
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 51
Because it was only $3 (Id somehow missed that the iOS/Android releases of the game are split into 6 separate chapters), I picked it up last night despite my doubts about the translation quality.

Unfortunately, its not something I can see myself playing as things are currently. Here is an album of screenshots I made for another forum last night; I only played the first few minutes so spoilers should be minimal. Do note that though the screenshots are in order, they largely do not directly follow each other, so the ones of the conversation are not an accurate representation of the flow of the conversation itself. Theyre just taken fairly randomly to showcase the quality of individual lines (whether that quality be decent or bad).

From that Im sure you can see that, though its definitely not constantly incomprehensible or machine translated as I feared, even at best the lines are very stilted. Errors appear to be common, both in terms of typos and lines where the meaning is unclear. Thats enough to put me off playing any VN, but in the case of a mystery like this, unclear meaning can be particularly troublesome as it could harm the ability to understand characters actions and motivations accurately. Additonally, for some reason the menu/tutorial text is worse than the ingame text; I wonder if that was translated separately?

I would very much like to enjoy playing this, so I will continue to hope that the translation quality improves greatly in further updates to this chapter before the publisher decides to release the next one.
03-16-2018, 10:51 AM
#7
Here's a link to the Upcoming Games thread. The developer posted a fair number of responses to questions and comments in the thread, if people are curious (most of the responses were of the same: "We promise the translation is going to get better" variety).

http://forums.toucharcade.com/showthread.php?t=317282
03-16-2018, 02:39 PM
#8
Joined: Jul 2012
Location: on the internet
Posts: 1,885
art style is great. felt weird at first no voice acting cause steins gate has voice. its not scary as its more like unsettling but im enjoying it so far. they even have a 1v1 battle with words as well keep it engaging

im a rpg loving kind of guy
03-19-2018, 12:04 AM
#9
Joined: Feb 2018
Posts: 17
I am also very pleased with this POST.
03-20-2018, 12:25 AM
#10
Joined: Feb 2018
Posts: 17
Hello,

We have checked all the comments on this post.

Also, we checked many feedbacks from various channels, including emails and Twitter.

As you see, this game does not support in-game voices. We thought it would disturb users’ immersion.

Mood in atmosphere that users feel and imagine is the most important factor in this game, so we thought we could deliver users our intention by background music and graphics.

We totally agree that current translation make you annoyed.

Fortunately, we can make ‘update’, which is not so easy at Play Station.

We will try hard to make quality improvement, and we are seriously taking user suggestions.

There are a lot of ‘hidden treasures’ with fun and potential, and without English support, out there.

As ‘Urban Legend Shin Hayarigami’ as our first step, we like to bring more hidden games to Western users.

Yet, there are many things required for better quality. We believe that best way to make improvement in quick is to talk to users.

Please feel free to send us your feedback.

Thank you.