- Publisher: Ratalaika Games
- Release Date: Jun 26, 2020
- Also On: PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
When Syd the Shiba Inu returns to Shiba Island after a ten-year absence, she sets off a chain of events that overturns the lives of all the dogs she had left behind. She gets back in touch with her old friend, Max, and along the way meets a mysterious Labrador retriever named Quei-Li.When Syd the Shiba Inu returns to Shiba Island after a ten-year absence, she sets off a chain of events that overturns the lives of all the dogs she had left behind. She gets back in touch with her old friend, Max, and along the way meets a mysterious Labrador retriever named Quei-Li. (What’s a Lab doing on the Island, anyway?) They are her only remaining allies as she tries to survive the past that made her leave the Island in the first place.
Your choices matter - there are multiple drastic ways to change the fate of Shiba Island, with 10+ variants depending on how you treat the dogs you meet along the way.… Expand
- Developer: Quill Game Studios
- Genre(s): Adventure, Visual Novel
- # of players: No Online Multiplayer
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Positive: 1 out of 3
Mixed: 2 out of 3
Negative: 0 out of 3
Jul 27, 2020A Summer with the Shiba Inu is a charming and unexpected visual novel experience that will take you on a rollercoaster ride of emotions and plot twists. The fate of Shiba Island is in your hands, as your choices lead to multiple different endings.
Jul 14, 2020While it wasn’t what I was expecting, A Summer with the Shiba Inu has enough working in its favor. Instead of hitting a crowded beach, why not spend part of your summer respecting social distancing by curling up with this visual novel. Plop on your reading glasses, overlook the pacing inconsistencies, and be charmed by Syd and her canine friends. Keep an eye on Quill Game Studios, too.
Jul 13, 2020A Summer with the Shiba Inu has an intriguing premise with a curious story. However, because of the engine limitations and limited nature of presentation and choices, it might only appeal to those who want a short visual novel with an interesting hook.