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Corpse Party Remake Game Heads West on October 20

posted on by Alex Mateo
Trailer streamed for PS4, Switch, Xbox Series X, Xbox One, PC game

XSEED Games announced on Friday that it will release Corpse Party (2021), a remake of the original Corpse Party horror game, for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC via Steam, GOG, and the Humble Store on October 20. The company streamed an announcement trailer:

The game features the new characters Miku Shirayume and Ryoka Iwami. The game includes 16 Extra Chapters, with two original chapters that focus on the relationship between Ayumi and Yoshiki. The remake features new fully voiced Japanese audio.

The remake debuted digitally in Japan as Corpse Party: Blood Covered …Repeated Fear on February 18.

The game is a remake of the original Corpse Party game for the NEC PC-9801 and PC. The game got releases on the PlayStation Portable (2010), 3DS (2015), and iOS (2012). XSEED Games released the game in English for the 3DS under the title of Corpse Party. Corpse Party: Book of Shadows is an anthology that combines a sequel, prequel, midquel, and alternate universe tale for the original Corpse Party. XSEED Games previously released the game on the PSP in 2011, and on PC in 2018.

Corpse Party: Blood Drive is the final installment of the original series' storyline. The game shipped in Japan for the PlayStation Vita in July 2014. XSEED Games released the game on PS Vita in North America and Europe in October 2015. The game also received a port for iOS and Android devices in February 2017. XSEED Games released the game on PC and Switch in October 2019.

GrindHouse Corpse Party 2: Dead Patient sequel game debuted in 2013 for the PC. The game was intended to be released episodically, with the story serialized in game episodes over time. However, GrindHouse only released the game's first episode. The game has also inspired a drama CD. Team GrisGris released a reboot version of the game for PC in 2017. XSEED Games released the rebooted version in English for PC in October 2019.

Source: Press release

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