Analog Addiction writes: "What would you do if you found yourself in game of life and death? Would you actually kill? It is impossible to know unless you’re in that situation. It may be exceedingly visited topic, but it is one that always seems to be interesting. But with Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc, it takes this very concept and makes it its own with its fresh take on visual novel gameplay, original story, and creative cast of characters."