This Video Game is a Lesbian Coming-of-Age Visual Novel You Might Want to Try

Indie game developer Yangyang Mobile’s third game, Perfect Gold, has nothing but rave reviews on Steam – and we think you should try it out, too! Also available on Nintendo Switch, Google Play, and the App Store; Perfect Gold: The Alchemy of Happiness is a coming-of-age visual novel about female mages Marion and Audrey.

Perfect Gold Video Game

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These female mages escape detention in order to attend a festival and as they spend the day with each other, you will uncover how Marion and Audrey’s relationship fell apart. You can also influence the characters’ actions through dialogue options.

Perfect Gold Trailer

Perfect Gold Features

A WLW (women who love women) story for WLW: follow a heartwarming, slice-of-life story between two girls as they get a second chance at love and friendship.
A short and sweet story: At around 30,000 words and with 2 to 4 hours of gameplay, Perfect Gold is just the game for those who like to relax with character-driven visual novels.
2 Playable Characters: See the story unfold through the eyes of Audrey and Marion.
Fully Voiced: Features a cast of talented professional English voice actors who breathe life into the characters.
Vibrant and Animated Visuals: Immerse yourself in the magical city of Castlecoast, brought to life by animated characters, backgrounds, and illustrations.
Interactive Dialogue Choices: Your choices influence the characters’ actions and will affect the story’s ending.
Original Soundtrack: Listen to beautifully composed music tracks that accentuate the story’s most emotional beats.

Perfect Gold Video Game 2

Photo from Steam

Perfect Gold Reviews

In April 2021, Perfect Gold was released on the PC. It is currently enjoying a 98 percent overwhelmingly positive response with more than 500 reviews on Steam. Now, you can also purchase the game on the Nintendo Switch eShop (available in the Americas, Europe, and Hong Kong regions) at a base price of $7.99 (around Php450). On the other hand, you can purchase Perfect Gold for $4.99 (around Php280) on the Google Play and Apple App Store platforms (available worldwide).

Perfect Gold is translated into English, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, German, and Russian.

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