There was a Neon Genesis Evangelion Tamagotchi-like online game for the Bandai WonderSwan, and if that sentence is sensible to you, then I’ve excellent news: An English-language translation of that recreation, Neon Genesis Evangelion Shito Ikusei, is now accessible to obtain.
The English-language launch, dubbed Neon Genesis Evangelion Angel Elevating Challenge, was launched this week as a patch accessible from Romhacking.net. It’s the work of a fan group often called the Anime Game Translations Team, which additionally put collectively a full walkthrough FAQ for brand spanking new gamers.
Neon Genesis Evangelion Angel Elevating Challenge stars Ryoji Kaji, the NERV particular inspector (and Misato’s ex) from Neon Genesis Evangelion, in a Tamagotchi-style recreation the place the participant should increase an embryonic Angel named Shito (aka Adam) into certainly one of greater than 20 grownup varieties. There are additionally journey recreation parts; the participant can discover Tokyo-3 as Ryoji and work together with characters like Misato, Maya, Shinji, Asuka, and Rei.
Instructions on the right way to obtain and set up Neon Genesis Evangelion Angel Elevating Challenge can be found at Romhacking.web. It’s playable on a WonderSwan emulator, reminiscent of Oswan, which is freely accessible for Home windows PC.
In the event you’ve made it this far however are nonetheless considering, “What the hell is a WonderSwan?” it was a handheld recreation machine launched by Bandai in 1999. The Japan-only handheld was developed by Sport Boy creator Gunpei Yokoi’s firm Koto Laboratory, and initially performed black-and-white video games solely. Bandai later launched two fashions that performed video games in shade, the WonderSwan Coloration and SwanCrystal.