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Danganronpa 3 Is In Development

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According to Polygon, Kodaka Kazutaka, the writer of the Danganronpa series, told them via his translator that Spike Chunsoft is in the “very early” stages of development for a third entry in their acclaimed murder-mystery visual novel series.

The first two Danganronpa visual novels launched on the PS Vita in the West last year. Each follow a high school student who must escape a closed-room scenario by murdering one of their classmates without being caught. An action-adventure spin-off, Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls, is expected to come to North America and Europe, also for PS Vita, this Fall.

Niche Gamer interviewed Kazutaka-san at this year’s GDC, too, and we had an in-depth talk with him about the franchise, during which Kazutaka gave some hints about what we might expect of Danganronpa in the future. Our interview should be up soon, so return to find out more!

In the meantime, check out our reviews for Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc and Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair. And you can catch up on all Danganronpa news here.

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6 comments
  1. TheCynicalReaper
    TheCynicalReaper
    March 4, 2015 at 2:35 pm

    Good job, man. I never would have found this out if it stayed on Poly-gone-insane
    I wonder how the series will end

  2. Nonscpo
    Nonscpo
    March 4, 2015 at 2:48 pm

    Yes hell yeah, everybody get together and celebrate!

  3. Serprio
    Serprio
    March 4, 2015 at 5:48 pm

    What about making zero escape 3 Spike Chunsoft? The cliffhanger of 2 still hurts.

  4. NuclearCherries
    NuclearCherries
    March 4, 2015 at 6:40 pm

    I wonder how they will top Danganronpa 2?
    That game was glorious.

  5. Thanatos2k
    Thanatos2k
    March 4, 2015 at 7:15 pm

    Aw hell yeah.

  6. NaughtyOttsel
    NaughtyOttsel
    March 4, 2015 at 10:30 pm

    YES!!!!!!!!!!