Project Zero 2: Wii Edition Screens Show Ghost Hunting, Story Scenes


Nintendo have released new screenshots of Project Zero 2: Wii Edition, along with a little summary of all the information we have on the game so far and a description of the two twins, Mio and Mayu, who are the game’s protagonists.


Mayu (above) is the older of the two twins. Despite this, she tends to be quiet and withdrawn, and is physically frail, which has made her dependent on her younger sister. As a child, Mayu slipped and fell from a mountain, and has walked with a limp ever since. She’s very sensitive to the spirit world and can serve as a medium between the spirit world and the world of the living.


Mio (below) is the younger twin. In contrast to Mayu, she’s bright and positive. She also tends to blame herself for Mayu’s mountain trail accident from back when they were children. Mio isn’t as sensitive to the spirit world as Mayu is, but she can share her sister’s visions by holding on to her hand.


One of the many changes made to the Wii version of Project Zero 2: Wii Edition is the new camera and the new controls. You now play from a third-person perspective that stays behind your back most of the time, and control your flashlight using the Wii Remote’s pointer.



The Camera Obscura returns in this game, too, and is used by Mio. You can upgrade the camera as you play, and equip it with different kinds of lenses, which have different effects while fighting off spirits.


As previously reported, Tecmo Koei also added a new Haunted House mode to the game, which you play with another player. This mode involves the game throwing random scares at you, as you walk through a house using just the Wii Remote.


Project Zero 2: Wii Edition will be released on June 29th in Europe. Here’s a recent story trailer for the game.

Ishaan Sahdev
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