TOKYO — May 14, 2022 — fault – StP – LIGHTKRAVTE, the latest entry in the cinematic sci-fi-meets-fantasy visual novel series with more than 500,000 copies sold from developer ALICE IN DISSONANCE and publisher Phoenixx,weaves a previously-untold tale in the Kingdom of Rughzenhaide exploring the challenges and consequences of pursuing a dream Friday, May 27 on Steam for PC.
Experience a vivid and stunning take on visual novels, featuring gorgeously animated 2D hand-drawn art with the series’ unparalleled 3D camera system that creates a feeling of depth and cinematic excitement alongside a novel-length script. Experience the story of Khaji, an ordinary, unremarkable boy who dreams of becoming a painter. His dream is put to the test, however, when a shocking revelation shatters everything he thought he knew about himself and the world around him.
This standalone story aims to work as an entry point for the fault series, taking place five years before fault – milestone one. Newcomers can use the dictionary function to highlight specific text to learn more about the world and specific terminology introduced in previous games. Meanwhile, series veterans can enjoy seeing returning characters before the events of later games shaped them, such as a young Ritona before she became Royal Guardian to Selphine.
fault – StP – LIGHTKRAVTE rekindles the flame of the fault series as the first new entry since 2018’s spinoff story Mhakna Gramura and Fairy Bell. The events of LIGHTKRAVTE ultimately help set the stage for the next entry in the series, fault – milestone two side: below, currently in development and targeting a 2022 release.
“We appreciate the patience our fans have had to see more stories in the fault series, but we want to make sure that the games meet our extremely high standards and tell the deep, exciting stories our fans expect,” said Munisix, Director, ALICE IN DISSONANCE. “If you haven’t played a fault game before, LIGHTKRAVTE is the perfect entry point, and we know you’ll be hooked from there.”
fault – StP – LIGHTKRAVTE will release on Friday, May 27 on Steam for Windows PC for USD $17.99, with a limited-time 15% launch discount. It will support English, Japanese, and Simplified Chinese language text.
For more information on the fault series, visit the official fault website, follow ALICE IN DISSONANCE on Twitter, and join the official ALICE IN DISSONANCE Discord server.
About ALICE IN DISSONANCE
Established by creative director Munisix, ALICE IN DISSONANCE created the acclaimed cinematic visual novel series fault, selling more than 500,000 copies worldwide to date across four titles. Under the visual art direction of illustrator Hare Konatsu, ALICE IN DISSONANCE focuses on highly immersive visual novels inspired by the shōnen manga genre of Japanese storytelling, utilizing a distinctive cinematic camera work style to bring a movie-like experience to their games.
For more information on ALICE IN DISSONANCE, visit the official fault website, follow ALICE IN DISSONANCE on Twitter, join the official ALICE IN DISSONANCE Discord server, and visit the official ALICE IN DISSONANCE Patreon.
Established in 2019 by industry veterans, Phoenixx aims to support innovative and creative developers from Japan and around the world. Its mission is to inspire and nurture the human spirit – one creator, one game, and one community at a time.
To learn more, visit the Phoenixx official website, Phoenixx Facebook page, and follow @Phoenixx_inc on Twitter.