Seattle, WA - September 9, 2012 - Red Panda Games is pleased to announce their beta release for The Host Holic, a visual novel game for Windows. The current release date is October 31, 2012.

The Host Holic is dating-sim that follows the tale of an English teacher who explores daily life from a foreigner's perspective in Tokyo. The game features a complex dating system, and allows the player to experience cultural aspects of Japanese life through activities such as shopping, obento, host clubs, and even a Japanese style game arcade. The game also integrates a classroom management system that requires the player, as a teacher, to make the best possible choices to ensure success for the school and its students. An optional subplot allows the player to investigate an unexplained psychological illness that is affecting the students at school.

Multiple paths and various endings allow for significant replay value.

The game is currently available on preorder at a 25% discount. More information can be found at the developer's website:

The Host Holic Game Details:

Release Date: October 31, 2012


System Requirements: Windows / 100 MB

Price: $19.99 (free trial)

ABOUT RED PANDA GAMES: Red Panda Games is an independent game developer that started in Seattle, WA. Their commercial titles include

Bipo: Mystery of the Red Panda and Curse of Slate Rock Manor. They are the leading commercial source for original English language visual novels.



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