Video game company Spike Chunsoft announced that it will release the Chaos;Head Noah game on Valve’s Steam. The company will continue to release the game on Steam after Valve reversed its decision to allow the game on the platform. Instead of building up to the release, the platform has decided to release Chaos;Head Noah on Friday, October 7th.
The game will feature Japanese voice acting and English subtitles Chaos;Head is a visual novel that originally debuted in Japan in 2008. It was later released on Xbox 360, Playstation Portable, PlayStation Vita, and smartphone. A television anime based on the game was aired in Japan in 2008. Funimation later released the anime on DVD and Blu-Ray in 2011.
The Chaos;Head Noah Game: A Lot of Content for a Release
Steam recently decided that it will not allow the game on its platform based on its guidelines and the game’s content. Spike Chunsoft reported that Valve gave the game the following statement regarding Chaos;Head Noah;
Valve’s content review team, the group that made the original decision, has re-examined Chaos;HEAd Noah and decided to reverse course and allow the gam to ship on Steam, as is. We’ve also examined the process that led to the previous decision about Chaos;HEAd Noah , and made some changes to avoid situations like this in the future.
Now, with the game’s page being live, it now features a mature content warning. The trailer for the game also shows some of the content, which features gory and bloody depictions of the game’s characters. The story for Chaos;Head Noah is described as;
Takumi Nishijo is a second-year high school student on the verge of becoming a shut-in. He lives surrounded by his beautiful girl figures ni his room. He lives in Shibuya, where there has been a series of bizarre serial murders known as “New Generation Madness”. The culprit has yet to be caught and has been causing unrest on the internet and television. One day, a gruesome mage that seemed to predict the next NewGen killing was sent by a mysterious figure called “Shogun”. The next day on his way home from school, Takumi encounters a horrific crime scene, exactly as predicted. Before the corpse is a blood-soaked girl- Rimi Sakhata.
With this release, the Chaos;Head Noahame will be in a “Double Pack” for Nintendo Switch. The steel book edition of the Double Pack will include Bonus Costume DLCs for the characters.
At the time of this article, the Chaos;Head Noah game is still locked for another 12 hours on Steam.