Clock Tower creator announces spiritual successor for PS Vita, iOS, and Android

New horror game set aboard a luxury cruise liner.

Project Scissors

Hifumi Kouno, the creator of the classic horror adventure series Clock Tower, and his studio Nude Maker have announced the development on a new horror franchise for PS Vita, iOS, and Android labeled a spiritual successor to Clock Tower.

Titled Project Scissors, the new game is set aboard a luxury cruise liner in the middle of the ocean. But as the ship sails, a series of gruesome and mysterious murders begin to take place, including the ship’s crew, and the ship is soon adrift at sea. As a passenger trapped on the ship, the player will be tasked with solving the murder mystery to ensure both their survival and that of the “innocent” passengers.

Masahiro Ito, who did creature designs for the Silent Hill series, is working on Project Scissors as a creature an prop designer.

Takashi Shimizu, who directed the Ju-on film series, as well as The Grudge, is working on the proect as a creative producer, and is directing a live-action teaser trailer for the game.

Other well known Japanese talent will be also joining the game, and will be revealed in future announcements.

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