Coming to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation and Xbox platforms, physical pre-orders open this week
Hong Kong – April 10, 2023 – Independent developer and publisher Eastasiasoft Limited today announced that SENSEs: Midnight, the first in an anthology of sequels to Sense - A Cyberpunk Ghost Story, will arrive on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S digitally in June. Physical editions for Nintendo Switch and PS5 will be available for pre-order later this week. A new trailer has been released to commemorate and showcase the updated console version.
Inspired by genre classics, SENSEs: Midnight turns back the clock on survival horror with old-school tank controls and fixed camera angles while presenting its haunting narrative in immersive 3D style. Set in a dystopian cyberpunk vision of future Tokyo, SENSEs: Midnight casts the player as a university student with a passion for occult and paranormal phenomena. While in Japan visiting family, she looks into a local urban legend but quickly gets in over her head, awakening vengeful spirits who pursue her through a lonely night of terror in Ikebukuro Walking Park.
SENSEs: Midnight is originally developed by SUZAKU Games in partnership with Eastasiasoft Limited, with art and character designs by series creator Benjamin Widdowson, and features a standalone narrative that may be enjoyed by newcomers as well as fans of the series’ previous entry.
Pre-orders for physical editions will open at 11:00pm Hong Kong time (11:00am ET / 8:00am PT / 4pm UK) on Thursday, April 13th with online retail partner Playasia. Only 2000 Limited Editions will be produced for Nintendo Switch and 1000 for PlayStation 5, priced at US$39.99 plus shipping to include the game, manual, soundtrack CD and numbered certificate in a collector’s box. Standard copies will also be available as an open pre-order for Nintendo Switch at US$29.99.
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About SENSEs: Midnight
Uesugi Kaho is an outgoing and adventurous college student and member of her school's occult research club. When returning to Japan for a family visit, the other club members dare Kaho to investigate an infamous urban legend, The Midnight Door of Ikebukuro Walking Park. Kaho jumps at the opportunity to prove the legend true and capture positive proof of the paranormal, but entering the long-abandoned park may be the worst mistake she will ever make.
SENSEs: Midnight is a 3D survival horror game inspired by genre classics, featuring tank controls and fixed camera angles in nostalgic style. Discover the secrets of the park via environmental storytelling and lore, manage limited inventory slots carefully to avoid backtracking, weigh risk and reward on puzzles that may alert vengeful spirits, use hiding spots to temporarily elude your pursuer, and remember, there is only one place you can safely save your game. Expect the Ikebukuro Walking Park to ooze dreadful atmosphere while the ever-present threat of a relentless Onryo stalks you!
Eastasiasoft Limited is an independent, Hong Kong–based developer and publisher of interactive entertainment specializing in video games and related media. Founded in 2007, eastasiasoft has published a diverse variety of titles in digital and physical format. Eastasiasoft is a licensed PlayStation, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One publisher. Some of eastasiasoft’s recently licensed and published games are Sword and Fairy: Together Forever, Xuan Yuan Sword 7, Empire of Angels IV, Seven Pirates H, Moero Crystal H, Trigger Witch, Rainbow Skies, Rainbow Moon, and the Söldner-X franchise.
About SUZAKU Games
SUZAKU is a game studio founded on the principle of creating pure escapism and entertainment. Following a successful Kickstarter campaign, the indie developer’s first game Sense - A Cyberpunk Ghost Story has haunted players in digital and physical release for multiple platforms including Nintendo Switch, PS4 and PS Vita. Series creator Benjamin Widdowson is now working on an anthology of sequels, starting with SENSEs: Midnight, which continues to build on his vision of classic survival horror inspired by such titles as Clock Tower and Fatal Frame.
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