Spike Chunsoft is the king of the countdown web site. In a single day, the developer has launched a model new teaser web site which has received followers’ tongues wagging.
This new website is known as ‘Hidden Bats’, and options 9 CRT TVs stacked, with the center one letting you play a reasonably weird video titled ‘Bats489’, which is an unlisted video on the Hidden Bats YouTube channel. Strive watching this earlier than you have had your morning espresso!
So, these of you eagerly awaiting AI: The Somnium Information – nirvanA Initiative might need seen a number of issues. These unusual pictures may look bizarre with out context, however most of the visuals and pictures from the above video are literally additionally within the recreation’s announcement trailer. What’s extra, the teaser website that led to the sequel’s announcement options 9 eyes. We count on 9 goes to be a key quantity on this follow-up, then.
In addition to this weird web site, there’s additionally an “official” Hidden Bats Twitter account, with a sole tweet that merely says “48:00:00” and hyperlinks to a different web site known as the Sunaiki Basis. And there is loads to gleam from this website, which presumably represents an in-game firm.
On the “Information” web page, there are a selection of posts, with one from 1st April saying the appointment of a brand new firm president, Kagura Iwato. Different posts set up the president’s disappearance simply days later and organising an organization job drive to seek for him.
Then, the highest put up, dated sixth Could, particulars two extra lacking individuals with photographs — Aine Ichirai, a high-school scholar, and Binato Tohara, a college scholar. Each college students stay within the Saitama Prefecture.
The “About” web page is a typical firm info web page, detailing in easy phrases what the corporate does, when it was established, and the place it is primarily based. Apparently, whereas the corporate is predicated in Tokyo, it has a department out in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Clicking the “Patrons” button takes you again right down to the countdown.
This is not the primary time Spike Chunsoft has used elaborate means to advertise its video games or fire up chatter amongst followers, as the corporate did one thing uncommon for the unique AI: The Somnium Information. It opened up a Lemniscate YouTube channel — Lemniscate being an in-game media workplace and expertise company. Lots of the movies on this channel function Iris (A-set) in a vlog sequence, with 4 completely different story arcs happening. In a few of them, Iris is doing a “Let’s Play”, whereas in others, she immediately discusses the “Cyclops Case”, the primary case within the first recreation.
Due to Greatsong1 for sending us the tips about this web site launch! We’ll be maintaining a tally of it over the weekend to see what different juicy particulars we will pull from it.
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