Clock Tower Spiritual Successor NightCry Previewed in Progress Trailer
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The official YouTube channel for NightCry, the point-and-click horror game from Clock Tower game developer Hifumi Kōno and Ju-on/The Grudge film director Takashi Shimizu, began streaming a production progress trailer on Tuesday. The video shows some of the graphical work done on the game's cinematics so far.
The channel previously began streaming an extended gameplay trailer for the game last week.
The creators are also running a Kickstarter to port the game to PC via Steam and Playism, recently adding US$450,000 PlayStation 4 and US$550,000 Xbox One stretch goals. The Kickstarter page is also streaming a video of Shimizu playing the game and a sneak peak of the game's hair physics.
The story of the game is set aboard a luxury ocean liner. In this enclosed space with no escape routes, the first of a string of brutal murders occurs. As the list of victims grows with no end in sight, the player must attempt to survive.
Kōno announced this new horror game project at Tokyo Game Show 2014's Indie Stream Festival. His independent studio Nude Maker is developing the game, Masahiro Itō (Silent Hill's "Red Pyramid Thing" and "Bubble Head Nurse") is designing the creatures, and Kiyoshi Arai (Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn) is serving as art director. Nobuko Toda (Metal Gear Solid) is in charge of sound and is composing the music with MICHIRU Yamane (Castlevania: Bloodlines).
Kōno stated that the 3D point-and-click adventure game will be the spiritual successor to his earlier Clock Tower game franchise.
[Via Hachima Kikō]