Criminal Girls

A dark RPG about a group of “delinquents” who must find their way out of Hell for a second chance at life, overcoming the trauma that put them on the path to their own ruin in the process.


Developer: Nippon Ichi Software
Publisher: NIS America
Available on: Windows PC, Vita


Articles about Criminal Girls

Reflections on PlayStation Vita - At the time of writing, Sony has just announced that production of the PlayStation Vita will be ending in 2019, with no plans for a successor. This follows news from earlier this year that we’re counting down the days until the last Western physical Vita release, with many of the last releases coming in limited … Continue reading Reflections on PlayStation Vita
Altering Content and Self-Censorship Pleases No-One - Yesterday, DRM-free digital distribution platform GOG.com posted a lengthy interview with localisation producer Tom Lipschultz and team leader Ken Berry from XSEED Games, whose most recent localisation project Zwei has recently been released on GOG’s storefront. Lipschultz in particular has been known up until the time of writing as someone who claims to hold a … Continue reading Altering Content and Self-Censorship Pleases No-One
Some Thoughts on Localisation - Localisation is, it seems, a somewhat thorny issue these days — but it’s one worth discussing. Before I begin today, I’d like to emphasise that by no means am I attempting to present a “definitive” opinion here. By its very nature, this is a topic that is highly subjective and a matter of opinion, and … Continue reading Some Thoughts on Localisation
Criminal Girls: A Game About Trust - Criminal Girls, one of the more controversial Japanese titles to make it over to the West in recent years thanks to its semi-explicit depiction of BDSM-style “punishment” scenes, actually proved to be one of the more interesting games I’ve played for a while owing to its exploration of a concept we tend to take for … Continue reading Criminal Girls: A Game About Trust

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Localisation Notes

Voices were removed from the “punishment” scenes (and “punishment” was rebranded to “motivation”). Pink mist was also added to the punishment scenes; this gradually clears as you progress in the various minigames.

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