Experience has released the second trailer, and the latest details and screenshots for Death Mark, its upcoming horror adventure game for PS Vita.
If you missed our first big update on the game, catch up here.
Get the new information below.
■ Overview of Death Mark‘s Game Systems
(1) “Spirit Spots” Where Unknown Fear is Lurking
Scenes where you’ll feel the “fear” of Death Mark. An introduction to the Spirit Spots that you will explore in the game.
(2) Choose a “Marked Person” Who Shares Your Fate
Choosing a “Marked Person” is one of the important elements of Death Mark. The person you choose is not just a companion, they are an important choice that affects your own life and death.
(3) Exploration and Investigation Accompanied by Fear of Darkness and the Tense Feeling of Approaching Death
An introduction to the “Spirit Spot” exploration game style that is the core of Death Mark. You can experience the fear of advancing through the darkness and the thought of finding clues.
(4) Encounters and Confrontations with Monsters
The choices you make in cooperating with your partner is important in confrontations with the unknown entities known as monsters. With death close at hand, put your reasoning power to the test based on the limits of your choices and the information you gather. An introduction to “Deadly Choice,” an option that will influence your fate.
■ “Spirit Spots” Scattered Across the Tokyo Metropolitan Area’s H City
There are rumors of unidentified “monsters” in H City. These monsters are said to have been witnessed in various places. The player will seek out clues and tread upon the Spirit Spots where unknown fear awaits.
—H Elementary School
The elementary school in H City. There was a fire once and the school was severely damaged. There are also areas and such where vegetation not suited to a closed down school has grown. Oftentimes, the appearance of a student who is not supposed to be in the school has been reported…
—H Castle Forest
Famous for the suicides committed there, this is a vast woodlands northwest of H City. It has a hiking course, but if you stray from the path it becomes an animal trail and is difficult to return to the course. In this area of never-ending suicides, are there people who have settled here or not?…
■ Choose a “Marked Person” Who Shares Your Fate
Select one person from among the Marked Persons that come and go each chapter as a companion and explore. When you return to the base, you can change the Marked Person that you take along.
Two New Marked Persons Revealed
Each Marked Person has different traits. The Marked Person you choose as a partner will have a big effect on both exploration and confrontations with monsters.
The choice of the person who shares the player’s fate will have a great influence on the life and death of the player.
■ Exploration and Investigation Accompanied by Fear of Darkness and the Tense Feeling of Approaching Death
Explore the Spiritual Spots in the dead of the night where something might be lurking. Fight against your fears of the darkness while searching for hidden clues.
Explore while shining your flashlight on Spirit Spots. By switching to “Investigation Mode,” you can investigate the area you’re shining your flashlight on in detail. “Examine and probe” suspicious places, and discover hints.
The items you’ve gathered can bring a deadlock to an end. When you’re stuck during exploration, review your belongings and see if they’ll help.
Bizarre phenomenons will often swoop down on you during exploration. Will you be able to stand against these many “fears”?
■ Encounters and Confrontations with Monsters
An encounter with a monster signifies “death.” If you confront it, it will gradually close in on you and you’ll meet your certain demise.
Cooperation with Marked Persons is essential to facing against monsters. Choose from your belongings gathered at Spirit Spots and take effective action. Figure out how to survive based on the information you’ve gathered.
“Deadly Choice” is a choice you will make during exploration that will influence your fate. If you make a bad choice, your body will be eaten and you will die. Make the best choice before the time limit ends. If you make the worst choice, you’ll instantly die.
Mysterious will become clear. The time of death will approach. Is it hope , or is it despair that lies in wait ahead? The fear is not over…
Death Mark is due out for PS Vita on June 1 in Japan.
Watch the trailer below. View the screenshots at the gallery.