Adventure Visual Novel ‘AI: The Somnium Files’ Shows Gameplay During A-Set Let’s Play

Spike Chunsoft released a new video by their idol Tesa, also known as A-Set, from their upcoming visual novel adventure AI: The Somnium Files, coming to PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC on Sempter 17 in North America and September 19 in Europe

The video features Tesa as the host playing through AI: The Somnium Files. Things get pretty meta when she figures out that she’s playing through a game featuring people she knows. The game’s adventure elements include speaking characters and making choices through dialog. It’s also possible to go into an X-Ray vision mode that shows the character’s bones and possibly anything they are hiding. The let’s play continues to show location choices and character scenes until it arrives at a deadly end.

Here are the details from the publisher:

⦁ Special Vision Modes – Date’s left eye, the AI-Ball known as Aiba, has the ability to examine the environment further. Use three special vision modes to gain information you can’t see with the naked eye!
⦁ Zoom – Examine objects up-close for a better look.
⦁ Thermo – View a thermograph of an object.
⦁ X-ray – Use electromagnetic radiation to see inside of objects and reveal hidden clues.
⦁ Interrogation – Question suspects or persons of interest for more information. Here, you can corroborate crime scene evidence with witness testimony to gain leads.
⦁ Quick Time Events – Detective work is dangerous! Quickly input the correct commands to escape life-or-death situations. If you fail, it’s game over!

AI: The Somnium Files tells the story of detective Kaname Date who is investigating a mysterious serial killer. Dante investigates these crime scenes by looking over the physical setting as well as peering into dreams to look for clues. One day, Dante arrives at a crime scene and recognizes a woman that he knows from somewhere. He then hears a noise from inside of a merry-go-round and finds a young girl with a bloody ice pick in her hand.

Directed by Kotaro Uchikoshi and with character designs by Yusuke Kozaki, this thrilling neo-noir detective adventure unfolds.

In case you missed it, check out our interview with Uchikoshi-san during GDC 2019 you can also check out the most recent character details and gameplay features released.

You can watch the new video below:

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