Fatal Frame: The Black Haired Shrine Maiden Will Have More Open Areas

By Sato . July 17, 2014 . 2:54am


Koei Tecmo just revealed the latest in their horror series with Fatal Frame: The Black Haired Shrine Maiden during their NicoNico Live stream. 4Gamer shares a few more details, including a bit on the story and a closer look at some screenshots.


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Fatal Frame: The Black Haired Shrine Maiden is Japanese-style horror game, where you’ll use the Wii U GamePad as the Projection Machine, a camera that is used to seal vindictive spirits.


002 The game takes place at the Hikayama mountain, a place also known as the “mountain of death,” often visited by those who choose the path of death.


While past games of the series took place in Japanese mansions, this time around, there will be plenty of open areas, and spiritual places that will test your courage.


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As previously reported, the mountain seems to rain a lot, with plenty of flowing water, which Koei Tecmo feels that  it will bring out a feeling of uneasiness and caution from the players.



The “Projection Machine” will have you use the GamePad like a regular camera, to look at the spirits’ positions and movements. It can also be used to check the length and breadth of your surroundings, or even film what’s going on, which Koei Tecmo says it should bring a new sense of fear.


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Fatal Frame: The Black Haired Shrine Maiden will be released on September 27, 2014 in Japan for Wii U.

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  • Anihilator

    Why this costume so sexy???…. And why those legs so octagon?? ;)

    • neocatzon

      Can’t unsee…

    • SetzerGabbiani

      I think that’s the pleat of her skirt making her thigh look like that.

  • David García Abril

    This series hits my soft spot for pretty Japanese girls so hard (no pun intended)…


    • Busted

      indeed… so hard

    • Kai2591

      So I’m not the only one who thinks they’re really attractive :)

      I mean my God are they pretty~

    • PreyMantis

      You know what else is hard? …
      The game’s hard cover.

  • Namuro

    Ooh, this sounds nice. If this game succeeds, we might just see a rush of horror games on the Wii U. Maybe even sequels from series like Calling.

    You know what would be good? Games like Siren where you can use the GamePad to “Sight-Jack”, or Silent Hill, where you can “peek” into the Other World or something.

    There’s so much potential with the use of the GamePad… But will the developers be bother to try and make use of it, is another story…

    • zeta

      you sir deserve my like

    • Mrgrgr and Unacceptable World

      I don’t need many thing. Give me new Haunting Ground and Clock Tower please.T_T

    • Well from the sounds of it, the fans always have better ideas. Makes one think they might wanna start investing in fan feedback polls online.

  • Armageddon

    I bet almost everyone is checking out the protagonist, I know I am.

  • NintendoPSXTheSecond

    PROJECTION MACHINE?! Excuse me, where is my Camera Obscura?

  • Tonton Ramos

    Hope this was revealed on Gamescom for NA and EU…

  • Mrgrgr and Unacceptable World

    Soooooooo gooooooddd.^_^

  • D-Omen

    Yeah, it’s called Camera Obscura over here.

  • wahyudil

    I don’t like to see beautiful girls die like that … and this game has tons of will be-dead beautiful girls

    • Kai2591

      save all teh beautiful grillsss!

  • SetzerGabbiani

    Dat thigh and garter belt..geez.

  • DragKudo

    Oh my god its like they made this game out my fears. I hate dark open spaces and water.

  • Snorlaxation

    This protagonist is fucking gorgeous…
    And I’m really liking her outfit. …And not just in a sexy way either…

    • Sakurazaki

      They always come up with some nice outfits in this series…

      It’s hard to appreciate it though with GHOSTS EVERY CORNER AND ME AVOIDING WETTING MY PANTS

      • Snorlaxation

        I understand your plight.
        Which is why I tried playing one of these games muted, with Caramelldansen playing on loop.

        FYI, it didn’t work.

  • Skyer Ist

    looks AMAZING!

  • Rayhan PromisedGallery

    i am GETTING WET

  • Vinny hawj

    Whenever I see hair on the title I’m thinking of Ju-oh or The grudge(American version)

  • Anthony Hadow

    Wish it were coming out over here :(

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