Review

Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc is an adventure game with visual novel style, set in an elite high school called Hope's Peak Academy.

Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc

  • Samanta Blumberg
  • Jan 02, 2022
Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc is a visual novel and adventure game in which players take on the role of Makoto Naegi. The protagonist is a new transfer student in the prestigious high school of Hope's Peak Academy. The school is divided into different sections, and in order to get into the elite class, the students must participate in a class trial.

Gameplay

The game is separated into two different gameplay parts - School Life and Class Trial. During School Life, you find out more about the characters and their backstories by talking to them or interacting with them. You can also choose who to interact with, and you will unlock more information about them as you do. The Class Trial is where you play detective. You have to try to find the culprit, who has committed a crime. You have to use your evidence to present to the rest of the class, to build up a case against the culprit.

Graphics

The graphics are 2D style, with some 3D elements. The characters are very well drawn, with good details. The backgrounds are nicely done too. The animations are smooth, but the lip syncing isn't the best. Graphically, Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc is a 2D, top-down adventure game with fully animated characters and backgrounds. The graphics are not particularly impressive, but the animated nature of the characters and backgrounds is a nice touch.

Information about replayability

The game has two main parts - School Life and Class Trial. There are also extra modes, which are unlocked as you progress through the game.

Conclusion

Overall, Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc is a visual novel game in which the player takes the role of Makoto Naegi who is in the Jabberwock Island for a school field trip. The game is in Japanese, but there is an English patch available to download. The game is set in the Japanese high school named Hope's Peak Academy. There are fifteen students in the game who are forced to play a deadly game of life and death. They get trapped in a school and get murdered one by one. The player must investigate each murder and find the killer of the victim.

Pros:
  • Has a very interesting story
  • Interesting characters
  • Fun to play
  • Very suspenseful
  • Interesting graphics
  • Great replay value
Cons:
  • Too long
  • Repetitive
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