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Japanese Myth-Inspired Kodoku Returns As Kodoku 3D

By Joel Couture . June 8, 2016 . 5:30pm

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Japanese myth-inspired horror game Kodoku was unfortunately cancelled due to financial reasons, but its designer and art director has decided to carry on the game on his own as Kodoku 3D.

 

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Kodoku 3D takes the visuals and gameplay in new directions, moving toward full 3D as the player solves puzzles and engages with the supernatural, Asian myth-inspired creatures in the game’s world. The player will be able to choose to hide from monsters or engage them directly, but if the player takes a hit or gets caught, it will waste time. Given that much of the game is on a strict time limit, this creates a challenge for the player.

 

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Few details are available on the storyline other than that the player’s character is trapped in a strange building, and that they will meet strange characters, such as a talking corpse, that live within it. Depending on the actions the players take within this place, supernatural events will occur, and these can somehow be used to the player’s advantage.

 

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The developer aspires to complete the game in the next three to four months, releasing on PC first and then hopefully on PS4 and Xbox One. 


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