Tango Gameworks head and Resident Evil director, Shinji Mikami took to Bethesda’s E3 2019 stage to unveil GhostWire: Tokyo.

GhostWire: Tokyo is an action-adventure game in which you fight paranormal enemies and protect Toyko from unnatural darkness. Strange disappearances hit the city’s population, and it’s up to you to uncover the source and purge the city of an unknown, new evil.

Mikami quickly gave up his spot on stage to Ikumi Nakamura, creative director at Tango who is leading the development of the game, who told us more about it.

First of all, Nakamura made a point to call the game “spooky” but emphasized that it is not a survival horror title like Tango’s previous games – The Evil Within and The Evil Within 2.

In your search for the truth, you’ll encounter conspiracy theories and urban legends, and dive deep into the world of the occult. You’ll also meet spirits, some dangerous and some peaceful, as well as human survivors that have their personal stories. We can see some of those spirits in the trailer, and they seem to be inspired by Japanese lore.

We also know that your character will have “mysterious spectral abilities” you’ll use to fight the unknown, as the game’s tagline goes. In addition to their abilities, the protagonist is armed with a bow, and we assume they use it to fight the unknown as well. Or maybe more mundane threats.

After watching the GhostWire: Tokyo E3 2019 trailer, I have to say I’m getting major The Leftover vibes, only with more ghosts. We see people vanishing into thin air, leaving behind piles of clothes. It’s a cool visual, and we hope we get to see it in real-time in the game.

Right now, GhostWire: Tokyo doesn’t have a release date, and we don’t know on which platforms it will be available.

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