Divi-Dead

Divi-Dead

Manufacturer C's ware
Genre Adventure
System Requirements Pentium 100MHz
24MB of RAM
Windows 95/98/ME
640x480 at 16-bit Color Resolution
Microsoft Compatible Sound Card
Microsoft Compatible Mouse
4X CDROM Drive
Retail Price $39.00
Our Price $39.00-

Trust No-one...But Yourself?

Game Features:

- Multiple endings
- Completely uncensored

Game Synopsis:

My name is Ranmaru Hibikiya. Today is my first day at Asao Private School?

My uncle is the dean of this school. About a month ago, he paid me a visit and offered me enrollment at his school. Seeing I've been out of school for a long time, I accepted his offer. What was the catch? He asked me to keep an eye out for him. Bluntly, I was to be his spy? No problem.

Well actually, there was a problem. Once I arrived, I started noticing some disturbing things. There was violence and misconduct happening on campus, not the usual pass times at a private high school. As I got deeper into my investigation, I came across a possible correlation between an underground society and the unusual behavior of my peers. I realized that I could not trust ANYONE.

There's just one last thing...After transferring, sometime between all the sexual escapades happening on campus, and my investigation, something horrifying happened to me. I...?

Join me in my quest to uncover the horrible secrets at Asao Private School...and find out what fate holds for me.

Game Notes:

Click here to download DiviDead walkthrough

Review by (Jeff)

Just wow. DiVi-Dead is simply the longest hentai game I've ever laid hands on. It's dark and had me wanting to crawl out of my skin at more then one point (poor Saburo). The artwork is fabulous, absolutly no complaints... except maybe my inability to read the comments on the "secret" pictures in the gallery. This game delivers quite easilly the most enjoyable experience of it's kind, a mystery that had me guessing "whodunnit" for days, and some interesting plot twists everytime I think I've figured it out. The only true problem with this game I found was the nearly complete insanity it drove me to when trying to follow each of the more convoluted plot twists. (okay... what?! "the chant" alright... AHH!!!! jeez! she's a demon!? cripes!... WHAAA!? divine child!? ahhh!!!!) but excluding the mind bending it forces you to follow, I found the entire experience wonderfully refreshing. The normal Stereotypes found in hentai games wern't there which was nice (the perverted freshmen, the bust nurs... oh wait

Review by (Theresa)

I can hardly believe I actually got through the entire game. The artwork is definitely something to look at sometimes, but for all the hours of repetitive backtracking where you're waiting ten minutes at a time for something remotely interesting to happen, I have to say that anyone is better off wasting their time with a mildly entertaining B horror flick - a mere 90 minutes in comparison.

Review by (burnsaberfd)

A must get for all hentai-game fans. First game I've played that has "voices". This game is full of suspense and, makes you want more. Also filled with a twisted plot that will make you ask questions, and much more.

The good thing about Divi Dead is the beautifully drawn CG's. The voice acting is not bad. Probably could be better, and the main male character doesn't talk. But tats kewl wif me :)

The bad thing about this game is a lot of maze and confusions. You have to walk around and go to different places. Some places are a big waste of time to go to. The story can not progess until you find the right place to go.

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Review by (Pinkacid)

This is by far one of the most well done hentai games ever! The artwork is simply beautiful, with every character having their own edge (such as darker characters having a sort of bleak look to them). Usually i don't comment too much on the music but this game had very appropriate tunes, all very much a perfect match for this game. The story is complex and involves a lot of attention, you just simply have to get all the endings to figure things out! Extras in any game is a plus and the CG gallery was a refreshing idea to add to the game. Simply put: Excellent Artwork, a complex story, good quality music that fits the enviroment of the school, and good enough extras makes this game a worthy buy. Tough to top!

Review by (Kuricoloken)

Divi-dead is a thriler-hentai-game, although it could also be called a graphic novel...

The story follows Ranmaru, a boy who is seriously disturbed by seizures, headaches, and mysterious flashbacks. He gets transferred into a private school, and must spy for his uncle's behalf. In this school he must -and shall- discover the truth about himself...and the people who surround him. The landscapes have different lightings, depending on the hour of day.

GOOD POINTS:

The pictures have quality which is far above average. The characters, as well as the landscapes are pleasing to the eye, and the girls are surrounded by a humble erotic aura (psss). The erotic scenes are passionate, and while they're not many, they're not few either. The characters change their expressions according to their emotions, although they do not have enough "poses".

The music is MIDI, but of the highest quality. Agony and terror themes, as well as touching themes make a good presence, and generally create the correct atmosphere. The 8th and 4th BGMs are truly marvelous, as well as the intro song.

The characters are complex (as far as motives go), but I have enough experience with games of this genre to understand that some characters are not as bad as the game portrays them to be, and others are not as innocent.

The storyline is not very original, but it's really surprising to have such a scenario on a game of such genre. You need to get four endings in order to get a more clear scope of the whole story.

BAD POINTS:

Unfortunately, bad points abound...

First of all, the dialogue is awful. While the narration from Ranmaru is written clearly, and with a mature style, the dialogue between characters is simply...spaced out. Most of the time, the characters speak with so many syntax errors in their text, you simply cannot understand what they're talking about. On a second note, in order to prolong these badly written dialogues, the conversations take great lengths, by adding completely useless, empty, and repeative lines (example: Person A: ... Person B: Eh? Person A: What? Person B: What do you mean what? Person A: Never mind). This really bugged me a lot, since it cripples a pretty good image the story gives me.

The plot is not revealed smoothly. You are not given any answers at all, until you reach the end of the game (more or less), which is bad if you're a type of gamer who likes to see the story unfolding itself in a proper and normal way throughout the whole game, and not just in the end.

Ranmaru keeps a lot of things to himself, and hides his thoughts even from the player. So, there are a few cases where Ranmaru realizes something, which you (the player) do not. So, while you need all the help you can get in order to understand the story, you simply get zipo.

The game is in serious need of interaction. You simply have no control over Ranmaru in his conversations and actions (you can only tell him where to go in the map screen), with the exception of three choices, each presented in the beginning, middle, and end of the game accordingly.

The fact that time does not progresses until you visit the correct locations is a big minus as well. For example, you cannot meet a certain character you've made an appointment with, until sunset comes. So, you have to search all the map locations in order to find the scenes which will progress the story (until the coming of sunset).

This manages to damage replayability as well. Since the game makes you go to specific places in order for the story to keep going, you are forced to see everything (which is probably why the author cooked up the middle-in-the-game choice, in order to force you to replay from there...).

CONCLUSION: Divi-dead is a game of interesting plot, enjoyable character cast, nice hentai scenes, atmospheric music, and beautiful graphics, but gets crippled at the same time by it's awful dialogues, it's tiresome gameplay, and it's blump way of revealing the story to you. The game also has some stupid scenes as well (were you aware that demigods are defeated through mustard? well, now you know!!)

Frankly I liked it, despite it's flaws...

Review by (Cobra FoX Blade)

It�fs not often a game of Divi-Dead�fs calibre comes out. In fact you�fll find that games this good virtually only come out once in a lifetime. The first game I found that was this good was way back in 94 on the Sega Mega-CD, it was a game called Snatcher. For years I tried to find a game better than it, or even one that came close, but to no prevail. It wasn�ft until this year, in 2001 that I was finally able to find a game of equal greatness. The game is Divi-Dead. All you have to do is what to intro to feel the intense atmosphere of it all. It grabs you right from the start and pulls you into this nightmare. It is then up to you to try and survive it if you ever want to see the light of day again.

This game is a must have. Some people may not like the style of game play and diss it upon this alone. It would be foolish doing so as this game is a legend in the making. It has a amazingly gripping plot, awesome graphics, cool characters, each with individual personality�fs, so you may love some and hate others while some one else who plays it may get along with them differently. Multiple endings, adding a high level of replay value as you must see all the endings to make full sense of the game or forever be puzzled. Plus, once again I must mention the atmosphere which is out of this world, with music that strengthens this aspect even more so.

Play this game late at night with all of the lights out and let your self get suck into it, and I guarantee you won�ft be disappointed.

Me again. I decided to make an update, especially since some of the characters I used to write up my last review of this game didn't turn out right, making it look like I had awful grammar. Plus I need to update my email address. I originally wrote the review a year ago, so what's my opinion now? Continue reading to find out. For a more in-depth look at my views of Divi-Dead, you can also view my website http://animevamp.deep-ice.com.

It's not often a game of Divi-Dead's calibre comes out. In fact you'll find that games this good virtually only come out once in a lifetime, and thats still how I feel about it. The first game I found that was this good was way back in 94 on the Sega Mega-CD, it was a game called Snatcher. For years I tried to find a game better than it, or even one that came close, but to no prevail. It wasn't until last year, in 2001 that I was finally able to find a game of equal greatness. The game is Divi-Dead. All you have to do is what to intro to feel the intense atmosphere of it all. It grabs you right from the start and pulls you into this nightmare. It is then up to you to try and survive it if you ever want to see the light of day again.

This game is a must have. Some people may not like the style of game play and diss it upon this alone, saying it's more of a story than a game. It would be foolish doing so as this game is a legend in the making. It has a amazingly gripping plot, awesome graphics, cool characters, each with individual personality's so good that you may love some and hate others while some one else who plays it may get along with them differently. Multiple endings, adding a high level of replay value as you must see all the endings to make full sense of the game or forever be puzzled. Plus, once again I must mention the atmosphere which is out of this world, with music that strengthens this aspect even more so. I originally downloaded a ripped version of the game to try it out as there was no demo of it, but after the first night, I just had to get the real thing, even though the game took me two days to download with a 56k modem I didn't care. So I immediately went on a hunt to find the game, which was very unsuccessful here

Play this game late at night with all of the lights out and let your self get suck into it, and I guarantee you won't be disappointed.

Story: 10

Graphics: 9.5

Translation: 6.5

Sound/Music: 10 (AnimeVamp's FF7 patch enhances the music to Divi-Dead!)

Voice Acting: 9.0 (wish it were in English, but considering how good of a job the original voice actors did, I can see whay they didn't re dubb it)

Replayability: 9.0 (finished it two times and there's still more!)


Review by (Mohd Nizam)
Well...what else can I say. The games's great. The story is quite scary and the gameplay is good. But the background music? I've heard better. The H graphic is well drawn with its gothic feeling. Overall, I sure sugggest the H gamers to play this game.

Review by (Ozza)

Simply great the music fits each scene just right the voices are good. the Overall look of the game is awesome.

Review by (OniDragon)

Top Notch Game. Best hgame ever. My No1,"surpassed my none" ,

The game leaves reall good "dark" impression, mystery, cult, magic,etc.Story is excelent.Grafic is also excelent, with little compentition.4 endings, thats quite some, but i think only good ending is Sechiko ending, where you learn abaut your past, your true mother, your true family, your fiance,...Saying "trust noone but yourself" is little out of line in my oppinion. He does trust Aki.Maybe "Showing how cold hell can be" whould be better? There are also some good scenes, blood, bodys,etc.

The 7 "flags" are really hard to realize withouth a walktrough. Also if you arent getting Sechiko ending, the story is getting more and more confused and not making much sence.

What do I say for finish? If you dont have this game and you like mystic, magic, dark athmostfere, and you dont like sensles sex, dont hasitate, buy this game now, you wont regreat it.


Review by (ALFONSO ALBA)

Another C's ware gem right here. This game can't be described easily with words. To actually experience it you must play it. The purpose of this review though is to let you know what someone who played it thinks about the game, not to entirely repeat the plot. This game has a lot of twists and turns plotwise, you don't even know who you are in certain points in the game.

The story is somewhat disturbing and extremely interesting, although its very confusing. (According to Mr Robin it was supposed to be that way, that's what the designers wanted, to confuse you) The story also deals with matters such as wicca and the occult giving a very dark atmosphere.

The art is probably the most impressive i have seen in h games, Ultra detailed backgrounds and very distinctive character designs... and you get to see some blood and guts all over the place.

in other aspects the music isn't that brilliant but keeps the mood constant, and the sound effects sometimes scare you (walking through a dark passage with no sound and then something bursting out of nowhere).

The overall experience for me with this game was getting addicted to the story more and more, to the point where I played it day and night, don't wanting to miss the story, and the ending just makes you want to play it one more time to see what you missed.

Very recommendable game, actually one of the best ones in the genre. Once you start playing there's no turning back...

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Review by (Michael)
Quick Summary: Divi-DEAD, by Cs ware, has been ported over into the States by Himeay Soft. Divi-DEAD is a multi-ending

adventure game of the horror-suspence type. The story and characters draw you into their nightmare, and it makes you keep playing so you can see the light of the day again.

Storyline: The background story is you play the part of Ranmaru Hibikiya, a very sickly boy who's only recently be released from a very prolonged stay at a hospitol. Your wealthy uncle has offered you enrolment into his school... if you do a favor for him. He asks you keep an eye on the other students, because there have been problems recently, and in the past.

As the game progessess, you are drawn more and more into the nightmarish history that is hidden, and you get to see which of the other characters were attempting to use you, and which were helping you. You also learn about your past, and who you really are. It does live up to the line on its advertisement, "Trust no one... but yourself?"

Thoughts: The game is very well done. It has a well thought out story line and gameplay, an interesting setting, and characters

who all have there own hidden adjendas.

I belive the game was released in Japan in 1997, and brought over into the States in 1998. So I used the English version of the game for the dating.

The graphics are top notch. All of them. From the backgrounds (where you can see them in daytime, evening, and nightime), to

the events, to the extras that you unlock when you complete the game. They are all very detailed in terms of shading, coloring, and lines. I believe they are in 16-bit true color. Many of the images have a dark tone to them, which adds to the mood of the game.

There are four endings to the game, which is disappointing. Many of the choices you make are simply to progress the plot along, and don't have any direct affect on which ending you receive. It does have the neat affect that the ending though complete, doesn't necessarily answer all the questions possed by the game. You have to get each ending to get the full story. Himeya does offer a walkthrough so you can get all the endings, including the very difficult to get Sachiko ending.

The sounds and music are midi files, and very well done. They augment the current mood of the game; from the happy-go-lucky sounding music for when you're walking around during the school day, to the lulliby music during intamate scenes, to the dramatic music when the ending is about to come. The music is well done. And, Himeya offers the midi files as extras as well (so you can play the music off the CD while working on your desktop). The voice acting is well done.

The translation is... okay. There are times when it seemed very loose about what was going on in the event. Especially when it was an intamate scene between Ranmaru and one of the female characters. So, at times, it seems forced and poorly scripted. Overall, the translation was adequate, but not good.

The extras are excellent. Divi-Dead comes with 2 wallpaper images, and any image you unlock you can save as a bitmap for

personal use. It contains a gallery of the events and backgrounds; and if you click on the background you get to see it during the various times of day. As stated before, you can also play the midi music from the game as well.

I do have some complaints about the game. There are some spots where the voice acting just cuts out, or just isn't there; I still haven't been able to figure out if this was intentional or not. (This is one of the reasons I gave it Voice Acting a lower score). Also, though it was neat to have all the events and backgrounds, it would have been cool if they had included stills of the characters as well, such as the image you get when you are talking to Mami. Lastly, since there are only 4 endings, the replayability of the game isn't as much as other games, like Glo-r-ia or Maid's Story; however, it is a long game, and this partially makes up for it.

All-in-all, a recommendable game.

Story: 9.5
Graphics: 9.5
Translation: 6.5
Sound/Music: 9.0
Voice Acting: 8.0
Extras: 9.0
Replayability: 6.5


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