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Old-school 3D survival horror SENSEs: Midnight arrives to haunt consoles in June 2023

Coming to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation and Xbox platforms, physical pre-orders open this week!

April 10, 2023

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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

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Today we are thrilled to announce 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, 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.

SENSEs: Midnight Consoles Trailer

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!

Key Features:

  • Investigate paranormal activity in an authentic Japanese setting!

  • Experience true survival horror with classic tank controls and fixed camera angles.

  • Solve environmental puzzles and explore an intricately woven narrative!

  • Carefully manage limited inventory slots.

  • Avoid corrupted spirits and use hiding spots to survive the night.

  • Immerse yourself with a haunting atmospheric soundtrack and stylish 3D visuals!

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