Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Matsuri (ひぐらしのなく頃に祭, lit. When the Cicadas Cry Festival) is a remake of Higurashi no Naku Koro ni on PlayStation 2 by Alchemist, released on February 22, 2007. It features voice acting and new art and backgrounds by rato, It also includes the first seven arcs of the main series and 3 new arcs including an alternative ending to the main story, Miotsukushi-hen.
An updated version named Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Matsuri: Kakera Asobi (ひぐらしのなく頃に祭 カケラ遊び, lit. When the Cicadas Cry Festival: Piece Play) was released on December 20, 2007 as both a standalone full version and as an append version for the original Matsuri. Kakera Asobi includes some content from Matsuribayashi, an improved flowchart and full voice acting for scenes that were previously unvoiced.
- Chapter 1: Taraimawashi-hen (new)
- Chapter 2: Onikakushi-hen
- Chapter 3: Watanagashi-hen
- Chapter 4: Tatarigoroshi-hen
- Chapter 0: Himatsubushi-hen
- Chapter 5: Meakashi-hen
- Chapter 6: Tsukiotoshi-hen (new)
- Chapter 7: Tsumihoroboshi-hen
- Chapter 8: Minagoroshi-hen
- Final Chapter: Miotsukushi-hen (new)
Chapter 1: Taraimawashi-hen
Taraimawashi-hen is an alternate arc meant to represent a "bad ending".
Chapter 6: Tsukiotoshi-hen
Final Chapter: Miotsukushi-hen
Miotsukushi-hen serves as an alternate conclusion to the series, as Matsuribayashi is not included in the base version.