In September of last year, English iOS fans were finally treated to a localized version of the hit Japanese visual novel Steins;Gate [$8.99 / $8.99 (HD)]. It’s an excellent game with a story that will keep you guessing right up until the end, and was easily one of the best releases of 2016 on the platform. The only real bummer about the release is that it wasn’t a universal app. Combined with its relatively high price, that made it hard to justify for some players who use both their iPad and iPhone for gaming. If that’s you, I’ve got some good news. Publisher 5pb is running a sale on many of their titles to celebrate the release of Corpse Party: Blood Drive [$12.99], and for the first time, that includes the English version of Steins;Gate.
Originally released on the Xbox 360 in 2009, Steins;Gate is a science-fiction visual novel that follows the story of a young inventor named Okabe Rintaro, who accidentally stumbles on a method that allows him to travel through time. What at first seems to be a dream come true soon becomes a complete nightmare. Okabe realizes he needs to set things right, but he …read more