Visual Novel Amnesia: Memories Launches on PS Vita This August in North America & Europe

April 17, 2015 Written by Jason Dunning

At Idea Factory International’s first press event in San Francisco this week, the company announced that Amnesia: Memories is releasing for the PlayStation Vita and PlayStation TV in August 2015, with a Steam release shortly after.

A visual novel, Amnesia: Memories will be available as a digital-only title, complete with Japanese-only voices and English subtitles. As the description adds, your life in the game depends on hiding your recent memory loss while navigating complex relationships with five.

Here’s the description and features:

Story

On the 1st of August, you awake as the Heroine, with previous memories of who you are somehow snatched away from you. In your confusion, a mysterious spirit named Orion appears to help you regain your memories. You’ll explore your own world as a complete stranger, trying to understand what was once familiar all while hiding your condition from the five men close to you. Because, as Orion warns, you may jeopardize any chance of recovering your memories if anyone finds out. It’s now up to you recover the past to rewrite your future love story!

Key Features

  • Love Your Own Way! – Select one of five guys as your love interest, each with multiple branching story paths. Picking your romantic interest creates different background scenarios for each character, essentially creating many distinct worlds with more than 20 endings!
  • Affection, Trust, and…Suspicion?! – Three parameters affect your relationship with your future love. Make the right conversation choices, and you’ll keep Affection and Trust maxed out, but if Suspicion gets too high you’ll be at risk of a Bad Ending!
  • College Games – Use touch controls to play mini-games like Rock, Paper, Scissors and Air Hockey against other characters. Beating them will unlock special images!
  • A Picture, 1000 Words! – Meet certain requirements and you’ll be able to unlock voiced images in the Gallery. Touching certain areas of the image will play dialogue of feelings that couldn’t be previously expressed.

What do you think of Amnesia: Memories?