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Root Letter

  • PS4
  • Also onPS Vita
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  • Release Date: Out Now
  • Genre: Adventure / Role Playing Game (RPG)
  • Publisher: PQube Limited
  • Developer: Kadokawa Games
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Strong Language
Suggestive Themes
Violence
 
 

Explore the beautiful prefecture of Shimane in

A murder mystery story spanning 15 years

Root Letter is the first in a brand new ‘Kadokawa Game Mystery’ series, a collection of Visual Novels with exceptionally high production values. Set in Shimane prefecture – a place rich in history, culture and natural beauty – Root Letter revolves around the mystery of Fumino Aya, your old high school pen pal who went missing 15 years ago.

Upon discovering her un-read final letter 15 years later, in which she confesses to a murder, it’s up to you, the player, to unravel the mystery of what happened to her. Reminiscing through previous letters from Fumino Aya, you must piece together the truth, alongside the testimonies from seven witnesses who knew her. Did she really murder someone, was she telling the truth in her letters – was she even real?

Travel from location to location in Shimane prefecture and interrogate people from her past – only by examining her letters can you unravel the mystery. Boasting beautiful character artwork from Mina Taro and some of Japan’s best-loved voice actresses, Root Letter represents one of the most exciting additions to the Visual Novel genre in years.

 
 

Features

An investigation across the beautiful prefecture of Shimane

  • An intense murder mystery set in a gorgeous, real-word, rural Japanese setting.
  • Stunning Visual Novel artwork from the renowned Mino Taro.
  • Increased Gameplay elements - search for clues, present evidence and unpick clues from letters.
  • Travel freely from location to location interviewing suspects based on real-world places and people.
  • Interrogation mode allows you to present evidence to characters and catch them out in lies.
  • Unravel the truth from your pen-friend's letters - was she telling the truth, was she even real?
  • Mind-bending puzzles as you straddle an investigation spanning 15 years.
  • Five different endings with wildly different routes - for a huge level of replayability.
  • Incredible Sountrack from composer Takashi Nitta and lead voice actor role for Noriko Hidaka.
 
 

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