Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water Shares Tense Launch Trailer Showcasing Troubled Cast and Mt. Hikami’s Horrors

Publisher and developer Koei Tecmo has shared the launch trailer for Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water, showcasing the title’s cast, tense tone, and numerous frightful plot points that players will encounter. The song playing throughout this trailer is also pretty damn catchy.

Check out our recent interview with the developers.

If you missed it, view our review of the title’s PlayStation 5 release.

You can view the launch trailer for Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water below:

During gameplay, players assume the role of Yuri Kozukata, Ren Hojo, and Miu Hinasaki as they venture through Mt. Hikami to find someone who disappeared. To overcome the spirits housed in the mountain’s waters, they will have to master the Camera Obscura – a unique camera that can deal damage to ghosts upon taking a photo.

Each successful shot will cause a spirit to emit Spirit Fragments, and if players can capture an image of the ghost and these mysterious fragments in the same frame, they will unleash a high-damage Fatal Frame attack. Upgrading the camera’s parts, such as equipping a stronger lens or changing out the film, allows more powerful images to be taken, giving players more protection as they venture further up the mountain.

Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water is now available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam.


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