Ju-On Seems Like A Perfect Fit For The Vitality Sensor


Every time a trailer for Ju-On: The Grudge squeaks out it always has “reaction” shots of terrified players. As a haunted house simulator it’s supposed to be scary, but wouldn’t the game be more interesting if it measured your pulse as a life meter?


Since Nintendo’s accessory isn’t on the market yet flashlight batteries are your “life meter” in Ju-On when the batteries run out it’s game over. Onryou jump out and require players to react by moving the remote. When I played the game the ghost with long hair grabbed my arm and I had to shake her off. You can also scare your friends by making onryou appear, sort of like pop-up windows, by mashing buttons with a second remote. If there was only a way to measure how terrifying pop up onryou are…


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