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Atlus loaded some new Catherine screens into its pizza box and delivered them hot and fresh to us. And it's the kind of stuff we've come to expect from Catherine media: jarring, out-of-context quotes about relationships ... and a dude in his grundies climbing up a physically impossible tower of o...

May 6th 2011 at 12:00am 0 Comments
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These new screens from Atlus's localization of Catherine illustrate the dichotomy of this weird, weird game. Judging from the media we've seen so far, it's half "mature storyline about infidelity" and half "dude in undies and sheep horns climbing a surreal tower." See both after the break.

April 26th 2011 at 12:30am 0 Comments
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Atlus is giving fans the opportunity to participate in a Catherine trailer, which will then be used to market the game to ... well, those same fans, really. The publisher is soliciting video responses to the following three questions: Do you ever want to get married? If so, to the person...

April 13th 2011 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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Atlus has released some screenshots and a trailer to accompany the localization announcement of Catherine. The English text helps to make this game about terrifying sheep-men easier to understand ... theoretically.

March 2nd 2011 at 9:40pm 0 Comments
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Your dreams have come true! Atlus has confirmed plans to bring Catherine (and Katherine), "the HD adult horror title from the makers of Persona," to North America. The game's official site pegs the release for "Summer 2011" (but a link to Amazon therein offers a more precise target: July 26). Ju...

March 1st 2011 at 9:39am 0 Comments
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The extraordinarily weird and difficult Catherine was finally released in Japan this week, and -- go figure -- they loved it. The title topped the sales charts, selling more than two times the amount of the next most popular game, which was no slouch itself: Marvel vs. Capcom 3. Catherine was the...

February 27th 2011 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Apparently, Vincent's "nightmares" in Catherine are a bit too scary. In a post on the official Catherine blog, director Katsura Hashino noted that fans have been complaining about excessive difficulty in the "Nightmare" climbing puzzle segments, even when playing on the easiest difficulty setting....

February 21st 2011 at 4:15pm 0 Comments
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To celebrate the release of Atlus's inexplicable adventure game/climbing puzzle Catherine in Japan, the publisher has once again enabled PS3 users to download the demo, which was removed from PSN early this month after Atlus hit its unspecified allotment of downloads. The demo is available through...

February 17th 2011 at 6:40pm 0 Comments
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If you keep meaning to make a Japanese PSN account in order to download the Catherine demo that came out in late January, you can cancel that intention. Atlus has removed the demo from Japan's PSN. Notifying fans on Twitter (in Japanese), Atlus said that downloads hit the planned maximum quantity....

February 7th 2011 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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If you've got Japanese PSN or Xbox Live accounts set up, they're going to come in handy in the next couple of weeks, as demos for Catherine and ... Gal Gun will be available for download. January 27 will see the arrival of the Catherine demo on both PSN and XBLA, though it won't be available to Si...

January 17th 2011 at 9:30pm 0 Comments