Nameless;Code is the newest visible novel within the Science Journey sequence. It takes place in 2037 Tokyo and focuses on Pollon Takaoka, a younger hacker who’s a part of a bunch referred to as Nakano Symphonies. Pollon doesn’t notably get pleasure from being a hacker and isn’t even that expert at it, however he does it alongside together with his pal Cross to earn cash and assist folks out.
Issues rapidly start to escalate when he comes throughout an enigmatic younger girl referred to as Momo. It’s whereas Pollon is making an attempt to save lots of her from being kidnapped by a shady navy unit that he realises he has the distinctive potential to Save and Load the world. This implies he can primarily return in time and use the data and expertise he is gained to alter the long run. It’s an fascinating mechanic, particularly because it’s you because the participant who prompts when Pollon makes use of this ability, which might lead you to completely different endings.
Whereas Pollon has some fascinating associates, it doesn’t at all times really feel like they’re given sufficient of the highlight. There are some intriguing backstories, however more often than not you’re solely given a short dialog to debate their previous earlier than being thrown straight again into the primary narrative. It’s nice that the primary story is so dramatic, with lethal challenges from a mysterious hacker, conspiracies involving faith, and shadowy authorities organisations, nevertheless it’s a disgrace the characters aren’t given sufficient time to shine. Due to this, you’re unlikely to have any actual attachment to them, and so the story by no means reaches the identical emotional highs and lows of its predecessor, Steins;Gate.
Regardless of that, it’s nonetheless a extremely entertaining visible novel and a worthy addition to the Science Journey sequence. A big a part of that is due to the attractive art work, which incorporates dramatic comedian ebook vignettes each time there’s a giant ‘motion film’ second. The English voice overs are additionally properly carried out and it’s nice that there’s the choice to listen to the unique Japanese model when you choose.
Even when you’ve not performed the opposite video games from the sequence, Nameless;Code is a superb place to begin as a result of its standalone story. Whereas there are a handful of references to previous occasions, these are well-explained within the second. When you’re in search of an thrilling new visible novel, this one is properly price your time.