Spike Chunsoft has released a new trailer for AI: The Somnium Files introducing the game’s “Investigation” parts.
AI: The Somnium Files consist of “Investigation” and “Somnium” parts. The story advances through detective work during Investigations, while you will find clues in the dreams of key witnesses in their Somnium.
Here is an overview of the game, via Spike Chunsoft:
The mind never lies…
In a near-future Tokyo, detective Kaname Date is on the case of a mysterious serial killer. Date must investigate crime scenes as well as dreams on the hunt for clues. From the mind of Kotaro Uchikoshi (Zero Escape series director), with character design by Yusuke Kozaki (No More Heroes, Fire Emblem series), a thrilling neo-noir detective adventure is about to unfold.
One rainy night in November, a woman’s body is found at an abandoned theme park, mounted on a merry-go-round horse. She had been stabbed repeatedly, and her left eye was gouged out.
Kaname Date of the Metropolitan Police Department arrives on the scene. He recognizes the woman. Suddenly, he hears a noise from inside the merry-go-round.
He breaks into the merry-go-round’s central column to find a young girl. And in her hands, she grips a bloody ice pick…
- Hone your detective skills in this thrilling sci-fi murder mystery with 30-plus hours of gameplay and multiple endings.
- Enter dreams to solve puzzles and learn clues. With a 6 minute time limit, every second counts.
- Discover the truth by interrogating suspects and using 3 special vision modes to investigate crime scenes.
Watch the trailer below.
Update 08/30/19 at 1:48 p.m.: Watch the English version of the trailer below.