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The Humble Winter Sale 2018

Hi everyone. I hope you all had a great Christmas and New Year. We're back in the office, and excited to get started with 2018!

Before I talk about the amazing Humble Winter Sale, there are some other things I thought I should let you know. First of all, I'm very pleased to say that Steam Trading Cards have now been added to the brilliant Idol JRPG, Omega Quintet. I know lots of you have been looking forward to collecting them, so may your latest batch be duplicate free. :)

Secondly, towards the end of last year we set up a Ghostlight Instagram page. Not only does it feature screenshots from our games, but some occasional glimpses behind the scenes here at Ghostlight, and some photos from my trip to Japan, because I get the impression that a lot of you are kind of interested in Japan. :)

Moving on to the Humble Winter Sale, as usual we're offering incredible discounts on all of our Humble store titles.  The good news is that as well as some truly fantastic savings and since this is on the Humble store, not only will you be getting a Steam Key but you can now choose what to do with half of your charity contribution. You can give that 5% to the charity of your choice, or keep the equivalent value as a cashback reward, which can be spent on future purchases during or after the sale.

I’m sure you’ll want to take advantage of these amazing offers as soon as possible, so I’ll quickly run through all the Ghostlight Games that make up part of the sale. :)

Way of the Samurai 4 (regular price £18.99) has a 60% discount.

Mugen Souls (regular price £14.99 ) has a 60% discount

Agarest: Generations of War (regular price £10.99) has a 60% discount.

Agarest: Generations of War Zero (regular price £14.99) has a 60% discount.

Agarest: Generations of War 2 (regular price £14.99) has a 60% discount.

Elminage Gothic (regular price £6.99) has a 75% discount.

Flame Over (regular price £8.99) has a 80% discount

OMG Zombies (OMG-Z) (regular price £3.99) has an 80% discount.

I’m sure you’ll agree that those are some great deals. So, make sure you pick these brilliant games before the sale ends!

That’s all for now. I’ll be back soon with more news, but until then why not follow us on our Twitter and Facebook pages, our Youtube Channel, our Instagram Account and our  Google + account, where we’ll be posting all the latest news from Ghostlight You can also follow me on Twitter for a more personal take on all things Ghostlight.

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Omega Quintet is out now!

You there! Run (don't walk, run) to the Steam Store: Omega Quintet is out now!!

And with an awesome 40% discount, the game is just $17.99, so make sure you take advantage of this great deal and pick up the game before 4th January 2018, when it will return to its standard price of $29.99.

We're delighted that you can now play Omega Quintet on Steam: a game I know we all really enjoyed working on.

So, what is Omega Quintet?

Humanity is in peril! A deadly phenomenon known only as 'Blare' threatens to consume all life on earth and is eating away at the minds of humans worldwide. No conventional forces can stop this evil foe as it continues to spread worldwide but in one city, a small population is getting ready to make a stand...

Enter the Verse Maidens: five exceptional girls with powerful musical abilities are the only ones who offer any hope. These inspiring, adorable idols must use their powers of song and dance to wipe out the Blare forever. Now the Verse Maidens’ strength and courage are all that’s left to protect the people, their hopes and their dreams…

Omega Quintet is a hybrid JRPG and Idol Simulation. Use your five super-cute idols’ sound weapons against the Blare’s evil forces. Build an arsenal of deadly attacks and skills and hype up your fans to unlock powerful combo attacks.

· Every battle is a stage, so play to the crowd! In Concert Mode gain a boost from your music, fill your Voltage Gauge faster and unlock your most powerful special skills.

· Extensively customize your idols’ looks. Change outfits, accessories, hair and mics. Be careful enemies don’t hit you with an outfit-busting “Costume Break”, leaving you vulnerable to attack and red-faced in front of your fans!

· Sing your foes into oblivion using the “Harmonics” system: weave different idols’ skills into incredibly deadly chain combos. Add each skill in the correct order to multiply the pain!

· Use the powerful PVS system to choreograph and produce unique music videos of your idols greatest hits. Then use your mouse to throw in extra effects during the concert!

Here at Ghostlight we've really enjoyed working on what we consider to be a brilliant JRPG and some of IFI's finest work to date, but in case you think we're a little bit biased, check out these reviews:

In their 4.5/5 review, Digitally Downloaded were huge fans, saying: "This is, effectively, an independent game from a small, creative team.  And it’s a massive success at being that.  It’s a deep JRPG mixed with both satire and humour, it’s something you haven’t seen before, and most importantly: it’s fun.  Real, genuine fun."

RPGSite gave Omega Quintet a very solid 7/10, saying: "Far and away, the best feature in Omega Quintet are the battles themselves.  Compile Heart put a lot of work into providing a complex system."

Meanwhile Rice Digital said “Omega Quintet is an amazing title and a great start to the new generation of consoles for Compile Heart.”

Before I go I'd just like to say a huge thank you to our truly amazing team of beta testers, who all worked so hard to help us make the PC release of Omega Quintet as good as it could possibly be. We really do appreciate all the help you give us. Thanks again, to all of you! :D

That’s all for now, so there's nothing stopping you from heading over to the Steam store right this instant and checking out Omega Quintet. :)

That’s all for now. I’ll be back soon with more news from Ghostlight, but until then why not follow us on our TwitterInstagram and Facebook pages, our Youtube Channel and our  Google + account, where we’ll be posting all the latest news from Ghostlight. You can also follow me on Twitter for a more personal take on all things Ghostlight.

© 2017 IDEA FACTORY/COMPILE HEART. All rights reserved. Omega Quintet ™ is a trademark of Idea Factory.  Licensed to and published by Ghostlight Ltd,

 

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Omega Quintet is coming to Steam on the 15th December!

Hi everyone. I've got some fantastic news for you all, as we can now reveal that Omega Quintet will be released on December 15th 2017, priced at $29.99 with a massive 40% launch discount. That means that you'll pay just $17.99 until January 4th 2018, which is a real bargain for a JRPG this good!

While I am - of course – a fan of this brilliant JRPG, with its wonderful battle system, it wasn't just me who enjoyed it. The console release had some fantastic reviews when it debuted on PS4...

In their 4.5/5 review, Digitally Downloaded were huge fans, saying: "This is, effectively, an independent game from a small, creative team.  And it’s a massive success at being that.  It’s a deep JRPG mixed with both satire and humour, it’s something you haven’t seen before, and most importantly: it’s fun.  Real, genuine fun."

RPGSite gave Omega Quintet a very solid 7/10, saying: "Far and away, the best feature in Omega Quintet are the battles themselves.  Compile Heart put a lot of work into providing a complex system."

Meanwhile Rice Digital said “OmegaQuintet is an amazing title and a great start to the new generation of consoles for Compile Heart.”
 

So, what is Omega Quintet?

Humanity is in peril! A deadly phenomenon known as Blare threatens to consume all life on earth and is eating away at the minds of humans worldwide. No conventional forces can stop the Blare and it has rapidly spread worldwide. But in one city, a small population holds out against this deadly threat...

Enter the Verse Maidens: five exceptional girls with powerful musical abilities are the only ones who offer any hope. These inspiring, adorable idols must use their powers of song and dance to wipe out the Blare forever. Now the Verse Maidens’ strength and courage are all that’s left to protect the people, their hopes and their dreams…

Omega Quintet is a hybrid JRPG and Idol Simulation. Use your five super-cute idols’ sound weapons against the Blare’s evil forces. Build an arsenal of deadly attacks and skills and hype up your fans to unlock powerful combo attacks.

· Every battle is a stage, so play to the crowd! In Concert Mode gain a boost from your music, fill your Voltage Gauge faster and unlock your most powerful special skills.

· Extensively customize your idols’ looks. Change outfits, accessories, hair and mics. Be careful enemies don’t hit you with an outfit-busting “Costume Break”, leaving you vulnerable to attack and red-faced in front of your fans!

· Sing your foes into oblivion using the “Harmonics” system: weave different idols’ skills into incredibly deadly chain combos. Add each skill in the correct order to multiply the pain!

· Use the powerful PVS system to choreograph and produce unique music videos of your idols greatest hits. Use your mouse to throw in extra effects during the concert

We're just putting the finishing touches to the release build now and I'd like to thank the hard work of the dev team, everyone at Idea Factory and of course our dedicated group of beta testers, who've once again been a massive help getting the game ready for release.  So, while you're waiting for the game to release, make sure you head to the Omega Quintet Steam Store page and add it to your wishlist, so you don't miss out on our amazing launch discount!

That’s all for now. I’ll be back soon with more news from Ghostlight, but until then why not follow us on our Twitter, Instagram and Facebook pages, our Youtube Channel and our  Google + account, where we’ll be posting all the latest news from Ghostlight. You can also follow me on Twitter for a more personal take on all things Ghostlight.

© 2017 IDEA FACTORY/COMPILE HEART. All rights reserved. Omega Quintet ™ is a trademark of Idea Factory.  Licensed to and published by Ghostlight Ltd.

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