NOVECT reveals new murder-mystery game Project Code Name M

Project Code Name M

Japanese developer NOVECT (The House in Fata Morgana) has announced Project Code Name M, a new mystery-adventure game.

Set in modern Tokyo, Project Code Name M is planned for release across Windows PC, Nintendo Switch, and PlayStation 4. A release date wasn’t confirmed at this time.

Here’s the debut trailer:

English version

Japanese version

Here’s a rundown on the game:

Project Code Name M

From the developer of The House in Fata Morgana, NOVECT, Project Code Name M is a brand new mystery adventure game set in a downtown Tokyo of modern Japan.

You, the player, create murder scenes as a killer, and pursue the truth of serial murder case as a sleuth.

Information about this new project “M” will be released on May 13, 2022. The teaser site and teaser trailer can be viewed below.

Traditional adventure-style detective part and a special murder part

In the detective part, the player pursues the mystery of the case in an adventure game style where the player moves around the map, investigating and asking people.

In the murder part, the player becomes the murderer in a special game part where the player plans and executes various perfect crimes, such as completing a locked room murder or faking a suicide note.

Protagonist, a corpse disposal business, takes on a series of murders in downtown Tokyo in modern Japan.

Along with the protagonist, who works for a corpse disposal company, the story explores Asakusa and Yoshiwara, downtown Tokyo in modern Japan, to solve a serial murder case.

While depicting the dark side of Japan, including the Japanese underworld, the story follows the mysteries with a total of over 20 fascinating characters.

We are working hard to develop this game so that players can enjoy the exciting suspense and the thrill of solving a mystery.

Opening theme “The Sheep in the Slaughterhouse” is also available at the same time

A new song “The Sheep in the Slaughterhouse” by Yusuke Tsutsumi, a talented musician who has provided soundtracks for numerous Japanese dramas and movies, and singer tetem. has been available on streaming services like Spotify and AppleMusic since May 13.



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