The Shinka Ron title Japanese

(Japanese titlescreen from the original game)

The Shinka Ron title English

(English titlescreen from the fantranslated version)

46 Okunen Monogatari ~The Shinka Ron~ (also known as E.V.O. - The Theory of Evolution via its fantranslation) is a game for the PC-9801, that has been released in 1990.

It the first entry of the E.V.O. series and was only released in Japan.

Unlike its successor E.V.O. Search for Eden, which is a 2D-sidescrolling platformer, The Shinka Ron features a top down view.

In 2017, an English fantranslation of The Shinka Ron has been released on The translation was created by hollowaytape, kuoushi, SkyeWelse, M_bot, Raccoon Sam and not_log, who made it, so fans of the second game, which were previously unable to enjoy The Shinka Ron due to the language barrier would now also be able to enjoy the first game.

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