Spike Chunsoft Announce AI: The Somnium Files at GDC 2019

During the last leg of GDC 2019, Spike Chunsoft pulled out one more reveal for attendees as they announced a new game called AI: The Somnium Files. The game looks like an absolute mind trip and we’re not entirely sure what to think of it other than we need it in our lives. The company set a release date for July 25th on the Steam, PS4, and Nintendo Switch. Aside from the regular game, there will be a special edition for $90 which will include your standard features of an artbook, soundtrack, 6″ figure and more. Enjoy the trailer and game description below, if you can make much sense of what’s going on.

credit//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 the 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…

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