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Root Film coming west in Q1 2021

Posted on September 4, 2020 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch

Root Film

PQube and Kadokawa Games today announced that the adventure game Root Film will be released in the west in Q1 2021. A Funstock-exclusive limited edition is planned, which includes an exclusive 100 page art book featuring a curated blend of environmental scenery, detailed character illustrations and more. Pre-orders are open here.

We have the following overview for Root Film:

Set in the Shimane prefecture, Root Film is based around the reboot of a mysteriously cancelled TV series “Shimane Mystery Drama Project”. Take the role of 23-year-old Rintaro Yagumo as his excitement for an amazing casting opportunity is quickly curbed, when a horrible murder interrupts their location scouting process.

Follow him and a cast of memorable characters illustrated by character designer Taro Minaboshi as they are drawn deeper into the thrilling mystery of Root Film.

Root Film blends the masterful storytelling Kadokawa Games is known for with newly built upon interactive features.

Become your own detective

The Intuition mechanic allows players to acquire keywords during in-game conversations. Once activated, Intuition reveals words on screen that are essential to investigations and confrontations.

Max Mode

After collecting enough keywords, you can confront suspects in Max Mode to resolve a mystery. In this fighting-game like face-off, it is essential that enough evidence has been collected beforehand to choose the correct conversation options from a selection screen.

More than one side to a story…

Experiment with the ‘zapping’ mechanic to reveal the perspective of two characters at the same time. Experiencing events from two different viewpoints is an essential tool to find out the truth about “Shimane Mystery Drama Project”!

For those that missed it previously, we have the English trailer for Root Film below.

Source: PQube PR

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