Madrid, Spain. 13th December, 2021.
The Spain-based indie games publisher Meridiem Games, Chorus Worldwide (a global indie games publisher), and the Japan-based indie games developer Tricore, are today very pleased and excited to announce that their first-person horror game “Yuoni” is now physically available for the PS5 in the shape of a special edition in Europe via specialist retailers.
Yuoni – Sunset Edition follows the tragic story of Ai, a young Japanese girl who is haunted by otherworldly entities in a living ghost story where the sun never sets.
Yuoni is developed by Tricore Inc and published by Chorus Worldwide Games and Meridiem Games will be responsible for the manufacture and distribution of the boxed special edition across European territories. Yuoni – Sunset Edition will include a specially designed box and a set of postcards illustrating some of the terrifying artwork from the game.
Ai is a grade-schooler in 1990s Japan who is about to realise just how isolated she is. Forced to play children’s games in a world of never-ending dusk, Ai is hunted by otherworldly entities as her life hangs in the balance. When these horrors begin to bleed into the real world, Ai must accept that she has only three choices: hide, run, or die.
Evolving gameplay – Test your courage in a dangerous game of hide and seek before initiating a terrifyingly twisted version of tag with abominations not of this world. Use the items you’ve gathered to flee your sunset hell, but be sure to remember the paths you’ve taken or risk being trapped there forever.
Japanese locations ablaze with a haunting, beautiful sunset – Experience an unnerving mix of beauty, fear and nostalgia in a mysterious world where a Japanese house, school and hospital are all inexplicably connected. Explore corridors dyed twilight crimson, witness the ethereal glow of amber through paper walls of a traditional Japanese house and escape creeping black shadows in hospital rooms where the power is somehow always out.
Hide or die – 10-year-old Ai has no defensive measures to defeat the enemies you face; instead, you must take advantage of each spirit’s weaknesses to survive. Hold your breath to sneak past blind foes or dash past deaf ones as quick as your little legs can carry you. And if you can’t get away in time, prepare to suffer a dire fate at the hands of unimaginable forces.
A tragic tale of friendship, betrayal and facing your demons – Mute and anxious, Ai is grateful when she makes a group of friends to play with.
But it turns out that the ghostly apparitions trapped in the world of dusk aren’t the only things she has to contend with; ghosts can be cruel, but children even more so. Your classmates harbour dark thoughts and harrowing secrets that you must uncover to progress.
Throughout the game, Ai will learn more about her new friends than perhaps she’d care to know… If only there were another way… – Upon clearing the game, another ending will become available to you.
What story will this new path unveil? Slipping back into the terrifying world of Yuoni will see you face considerably more challenging foes for an even greater reward.
Yuoni – Sunset Edition is out now for PlayStation 5 across specialist European stores.
For more information on Meridiem Games, please visit www.meridiem-games.com/en
About Meridiem Games
Meridiem Games is an independent video game publisher and distributor for all platforms. The entire Meridiem Games team is focused on meeting the demand of players who are fond of physical editions, titles such as Fahrenheit 15Th Anniversary PS4, KUNAI Day One Edition NSW, Daymare: 1998 Black Edition PS4, Pang Adventures Buster Edition PS4 / NSW, etc. They have come out in their physical edition thanks to Meridiem Games ..
Tricore Co., Ltd. is a digital content production company in Fukuoka, Japan, engaging in a wide range of business such as smartphone and consumer game development, VR content production, concept art production orders, lecturing, and education.
About Chorus Worldwide
Founded in 2014, Chorus Worldwide is an acclaimed publisher of independent video games composed of a global team of industry veterans. Passionate about discovering innovative games from the world’s best developers, Chorus is dedicated to nurturing and serving those titles, while allowing developers the freedom to flourish creatively.
Following the success of titles such as Coffee Talk and When The Past Was Around, the exemplary slate of upcoming games like Frank and Drake and Mothmen 1966 continues Chorus’ mission to find the best games from anywhere and deliver them to players everywhere.
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