E3 2021: Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water Remastered

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Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water joins the ranks of Wii U titles to see a rerelease for the Nintendo Switch, but it’s not stopping there. Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water is going multi-platform.

 

 

First released in Japan in 2014 and North America a year later, Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water was the fifth main installment in Koei Tecmo’s survival horror franchise, Fatal Frame. The game follows the story of three different protagonists as they discover the mysteries associated with Mt. Hikami, a sacred mountain haunted by tragedies and malevolent spirits. As you might expect from a Fatal Frame game the protagonists will be armed with a special camera allowing them to capture the images of those spirits that haunt Mt. Hikami.

 

 

It probably goes without saying that this remaster will feature revamped visuals, but it will also include a new feature called Photo Mode, where the player will be able to take characters and ghosts and pose them for customized photos, as well as brand new costumes for the characters.

Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water will launch later this year for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and 5, XBox One and Series X/S, as well as PC.

Checkout the press release below for more information:


FATAL FRAME: Maiden of Black Water
Brings the Spine-Chilling Horror Series to
Current Generation Consoles!
“Humans are Born from Water and Return from Water at the End of Their Lives”
BURLINGAME, Calif. – June 15, 2021 – Today, KOEI TECMO America unveiled that their iconic Japanese horror-adventure series, FATAL FRAME, will be making its way to current generation platforms, with FATAL FRAME: Maiden of Black Water releasing on Nintendo Switch™, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and Windows PC via Steam® across North America in 2021. To celebrate the exciting news, KOEI TECMO has released an all-new reveal trailer to give horror fans a taste of the terrifying supernatural gaming experience that awaits them later this year.
FATAL FRAME: Maiden of Black Water takes players to the eerie Mt. Hikami, a sacred location haunted by bizarre and unfortunate occurrences – and a place where the water is believed to be housed by vengeful spirits. Through the eyes of Yuri Kozukata, Ren Hojo, and Miu Hinasaki, they will rely on just a flashlight and a unique camera – the Camera Obscura – with the ability to take pictures of ghosts, as they explore the mountain to find those who have disappeared. Will players be able to repel the deadly ghosts and uncover the mysteries surrounding Mt. Hikami?
The title is an enhanced version of 2014’s Wii U release of the same name, which includes upgraded visuals to match the latest hardware advancements – offering an even more terrifying and immersive experience. Fans of this iconic series can not only play on their favorite gaming platform, but will also be able to enjoy an all-new Photo Mode, allowing them to set-up characters and ghosts in various scenes and adjust their poses in order to create the perfect spooky picture. In addition, there will be a selection of new costumes for the main protagonists, helping make every picture in your collection more unique.

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