Aksys Games is pleased to announce that Hakuoki: Stories of the Shinsengumi (released in Japan as Hakuoki Junsouroku) will be shipping on May 6, 2014 for the PlayStation®3 entertainment system. Hakuoki: Stories of the Shinsengumi tells the tale of Chizuru, a young woman who finds herself fighting alongside the infamous Shinsengumi as competing factions war for control of Japan. In the midst of all this bloodshed and chaos, will Chizuru find love?

Hakuoki: Stories of the Shinsengumi Key Features

More Than Just One Story – This choose-your-own-path game offers players a chance to choose one of six possible love interests. Playing through the main game unlocks the “Stories of the Shinsengumi”: Several additional events that add roughly 20 hours of content.

A Modern-Day Tale – Playing through “Stories of the Shinsengumi” can also unlock more content, including a series of short stories written specifically for this game about the Hakuoki cast in a modern-day Japanese high school!

Media Gallery – Get up close and personal with your favorite scenes from main game and the “Stories of the Shinsengumi” added content!

Available DLC – Download Hakuoki’s massive art gallery archives and view your favorite characters in a variety of outfits. If you’re desperate for more adventures, there will be DLC side stories to scratch that itch as well!

Engage the Characters – Watch your favorite characters come to life as they converse with you with expressions!

A Beautiful Limited Edition – The Hakuoki: Stories of the Shinsengumi Limited Edition set comes with accessories inspired by the Hakuoki series and Japan’s rich cultural history.