The Caligula Effect 2 is coming to the PC via Steam and the Epic Games Store on June 23. If you’re looking for a stylish turn-based anime-style game series, look no further. There’s even an anime series to get you up to speed on the general story basics.
The Caligula Effect 2 was originally released in Japan on June 24, 2021 for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch. The title made its way to North America and Europe in October 2021. The first game was released for the PlayStation Vita in Japan in June 2016. It was released in North America and Europe by Atlus USA in May 2017. For those who didn’t invest in the Vita, no worries–a remake of the first game, The Caligula Effect: Overdose, is available on the PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC. The game was localized by NIS America.
Two new trailers have dropped along with the announcement. Give them a watch!
The story has been summed up on the game’s Steam page as well, and it might be enough to pique your interest.
- Redo – a world without regrets: Regret – a mysterious virtuadoll. Those who hear her songs find themselves transported into another world. The world of Redo is a virtual world built from the regrets of many people. “If only I’d done things differently…” This is a world where everyone’s secret desire to redo their lives can come true. A place where they can become the person they would have been had they chosen differently… Redo – a dull world with no regrets, where anyone can experience a life redone.
- Another Songstress and the Go-Home Club: Another virtuadoll exists – χ. She seeks to destroy the false world of Redo. She gives strength to the protagonist – who is slowly awakening to reality – as her chosen partner. They form the Go-Home Club, gathering other members who have also found out about the world outside Redo. Thus begins their arduous task of making it home against the will of the creator of the world.
- Go-Home Club’s True Selves: In Redo, members of the club are in their “redone” forms, which they have obtained by ignoring reality and undoing past regrets. Their true selves are secret forms only the player can deal with. Tread carefully and choose actions that will leave no regrets…