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...
The Somnium part of gameplay takes place in the world of dreams. Here you must enter the dreams of a person of interest to find clues for the investigation.
Mental Locks To find clues, you must solve the mental locks blocking the way. Sink deeper into a person s subconscious to find the truth!
6 Minute Time Limit You only have 6 minutes in Somnium to interact with the environment. You will have a variety of items to investigate, but time is spent whenever an action is performed, so choose wisely.