Root Letter Now Available for PC

Root Letter is now available for PC.

The Kadokawa Games-developed title is now available for PC via Steam, and has a 25% discount for its first week of launch.

Players can experience the mystery-adventure game in English, Japanese, and even Traditional Chinese language options. Root Letter has been available for PlayStation 4 and PS Vita worldwide.

Here’s a rundown on the game, via Kadokawa Games:

When a letter is delivered 15 years late – you discover an old pen-friend was involved in a murder, before she disappeared.
Travelling to her hometown, you must investigate the murder, using her past letters as clues to uncover the disturbing truth. Using Visual Novel and investigative gameplay elements, Root Letter elevates the Visual Novel genre to a whole new level.

Key Features:

  • An intense murder mystery set in a gorgeous, real-word, rural Japanese setting.
  • Stunning Visual Novel artwork from the renowned artist Minoboshi Taro.
  • Increased gameplay elements – search for clues, present evidence and explore environments.
  • Travel freely around Shimane, visiting real world locations and interviewing suspects.
  • Interrogation mode allows you to present evidence to characters and catch them out in lies.
  • Unravel the truth from your pen-friend’s letters – was she telling the truth, was she even real?
  • Make difficult choices as you straddle an investigation spanning 15 years.
  • Five different endings with wildly different routes – for a huge level of replayability.
  • Incredible Soundtrack from composer Takashi Nitta and lead voice actor role for Noriko Hidaka (Ranma)


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  1. Maelstrom
    July 8, 2017 at 5:00 pm

    Is it any good?

  2. Brownninja97 .
    Brownninja97 .
    July 8, 2017 at 6:03 pm

    a few people blasted it on the VN subreddit, theres a lot of VNs to read right now and some have to be skipped and I think this is one of those. Might be worth it in a sale

  3. Minohoro
    July 9, 2017 at 5:51 am

    Having played and platted it myself, I honestly can’t recommend it.

    The art and visuals are top notch, but the writing is incredibly sub-par, the cast is annoying and cliche, and it’s irritatingly linear from beginning to end. It presents itself like an open-ended adventure game, when really it’s more akin to older VN’s you can find on Asenheim, where there’s only one location and one thing to do and say at all times.

    The mystery itself also has a lot of cop-outs, and the explanations for it change completely for every ending, leaving the whole thing to be heavily undeveloped.

    So yeah, not worth it at all, if you ask me.

  4. Maelstrom
    July 9, 2017 at 9:39 am

    Thanks, I’ll spend my time and money elsewhere.

  5. Kirill Neko Steshin
    Kirill Neko Steshin
    September 17, 2017 at 10:50 pm

    Worth $5 for Vita