If you missed our initial coverage of it from back in December, Death Come True is a story-driven, full-motion adventure game that sees you playing as an amnesiac serial killer trapped in a mysterious hotel.
To complicate matters further, the lead (played by Japanese star Kanata Hongo) suddenly gains the ability to ‘time leap’ and return to the past. There’s a downside, though: This fancy new skill can only be triggered when he dies.
From a player perspective, time leaping is a neat way to see alternate outcomes and replay scenarios when you’re not happy with your run. I suppose it’s similar to the time manipulation seen in Dontnod’s Life is Strange.
As you progress, you’re going to have to work with determined police investigator Akane Sachimura after finding her tied up and unconscious in a bathtub. We’ve also seen several of the other characters you’ll encounter along the way, including the strange concierge and a murder enthusiast called Nene Kurushima.
Kodaka is both writing and directing this one, and we’ve been a huge fan of his work in the past, with both Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair and Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc earning impressive Silver Ratings.
Death Come True’s soundtrack is being composed by Masafumi Takada, who you may know from his work on Killer7, The Evil Within, and – of course – the Danganronpa series.
You’ll find Death Come True available for download from the App Store, Google Play, and Nintendo eShop in June.
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