Toge Productions’ Visual Novel Game is About a Coffee Shop, Good Conversation, and Relaxing Vibes
London, UK – January 14, 2020 – Chorus Worldwide and Toge Productions are pleased to announce the global release of Coffee Talk, a narrative simulator where a blend of fantasy races enjoy conversation over warm drinks. Developed by Indonesian-based Toge Productions, Coffee Talk will arrive on Steam Store, Nintendo eShop, Microsoft Store and PlayStation Store on January 30, 2020.
As the Barista in late-night coffee shop, ‘Coffee Talk’, players offer friendly conversation and late-night warm drinks to the colourful and fantastical inhabitants of alternative-Seattle including elves, aliens, and orcs. The game features visual aesthetics inspired by 90s anime, classic pixel art adventure games, and images often associated with lo-fi chill hop music. The visual novel storylines are determined based on drinks they are served, not through the dialogue selections. Coffee Talk is the place to be for those who want to chat, relax, and relate no matter who they are or where they come from over delicious expertly crafted hot drinks.
“This game plays like the warm drinks served within it: warm, mellow, and comforting.” said Shintaro Kanaoya, Founder of Chorus Worldwide. “It’s rewarding to listen to the stories of the varied clientele and offering them up their favourite drinks when asked (and you feel bad when you get their order wrong). Just as the coffee shop in the game is a peaceful place for its customers to rest and unwind, Toge Productions have masterfully created a little oasis of a game for players of all ages to take a breath and relax.”
“After a stressful day, we just want to play something relaxing that’s not stressful or violent, sadly there aren’t many of them,” said Kris Antoni, Founder of Toge Productions, “So, we decided to make one where people can chill, relax, and craft latte-art.”
Coffee Talk is an official nominee of “Dengeki Online’s Indie Prize” at The Tokyo Game Show 2019, the finalist for the “Excellence in Narrative” at Busan Indie Connect 2019, and the winner of “Best Storytelling” at Level Up KL 2018. A demo version of Coffee Talk is now available on the Steam Store.
About Coffee Talk
Coffee Talk is a game about listening to people’s problems and helping them by serving up a warm drink out of the ingredients you have in stock. It is a game that depicts lives as humanly as possible, while having a cast that is more than simply human. Immerse yourself in the stories of alternative-Seattle inhabitants, ranging from a dramatic love story between an elf and a succubus, an alien trying to understand humans’ lives, and many more where modern readers will find strong echoes to the real world.
About Toge Productions
Toge Productions is an independent games development studio based in Karawaci, Indonesia, established in early 2009 by two people with a common passion for games. What started as a student team project, Toge Productions has now grown into an award-winning game studio that strives to create games people can enjoy.
About Chorus Worldwide
Chorus Worldwide is a game publisher that brings distinctive and unique games to players around the world. Established in 2014, based in Tokyo and Vancouver, Chorus Worldwide publishes games on the Nintendo eShop, PlayStation Store, Microsoft Store, Steam, and mobile games on the Apple App Store and Google Play.