5pb.‘s newly announced Re:Zero game, Re:Zero -Starting Life in Another World- Death or Kiss, will launch for PlayStation 4 and PS Vita on March 23 in Japan, the latest issue of a Japanese magazine reveals. The standard edition will cost 8,100 yen, the download version 7,560 yen, and the limited edition 11,340 yen.
The visual novel game follows an original story different from the original work and anime called “Another Episode with the Candidates for Next Ruler.”
The story sees a “Beauty Queen Election” carried out as a prelude to the “Next Ruler Election,” the winner of which is given a “treasure said to bring about good luck.” But the victory prize is actually cursed and afflicts Subaru with the “Curse of Death.” The only way to lift the curse is a “kiss from a beautiful girl,” so players will have to socialize with the heroines with the end goal of getting a kiss and escaping Subaru’s fate of death.
The candidates for the “Beauty Queen Election” are as follows: Emilia, Ram, Rem, Beatrice, Felt, Priscilla, Anastasia, and Crusch.
Check out some scans from the magazine below.