The debut trailer for Catherine: Full Body, the PS4 and PS Vita Catherine remake, is causing controversy for its portrayal of the gameā€™s third romance option.

You can watch the trailer below:

The scenes causing controversy are towards the end. Hereā€™s Kotaku UKā€™s Laura Kate Dale:

Vincent, the protagonist, looks shocked and dismayed when looking at Rinā€™s crotch area.


UPDATE - 11:45am: And as Laura notes over at Kotaku UK, concerned fans have some reason to be skeptical:

This is a trailer and not the final game, but considering the original Catherineā€™s poor track record with trans representation, using a pre-transition name for a character in their credits and manual and giving male-only nightmares to a trans woman character, Iā€™m not holding my breath that this new romance will be handled tastefully. Iā€™d love to be proven wrong, but their track record doesnā€™t fill me with hope.

(End update)

As pointed out below, a shocked Vincent is nothing new to Catherine.Ā 


The initial reactions:



Catherine: Full Body will be out next winter in Japan. No word yet on an international release. Update - 11:45am: Atlus USA indicates that the game is indeed coming to the west as well. Ā