Fatal Frame: The Black Haired Shrine Maiden Wii U exclusive confirmed

Fatal Frame V cover

The next Fatal Frame game will be join Wii U’s growing collection of exclusives.

Titled in Japanese as Zero: Nuregarasu no Miko, which roughly translates to Fatal Frame: The Black-Haired Shrine Maiden, the next Fatal Frame title is coming to Wii U in Japan on September 27th.

The game follows the chilling story of Kozukata Yuuri, a girl who can see ghosts. These ghosts tell her she also has the ability to bring them back to the world of the living and send her off on a mission to Mount Hikamiyama

Mount Hikamiyama, described as a mountain of death is held as a sacred place where the living are said to be able to cross over into the world of the dead if they want to leave the mortal coil.

Fatal Frame V screen

The sacred Mount Hikamiyama contains a lake at its summit from which water flows down the mountain  

 

 

According to Fatal Frame devs Tecmo Koei the game will be the biggest title yet in the series.

The game will utilise the Wii U GamePad in a similar way to the Camera Obscura used in previous games. Players will be able to set up the GamePad to search the environment for ghosts.

Tecmo Koei will also be releasing a live-action movie of the long running Japanese horror game along with a Fatal Frame novel and comic series in Japan later this year.

There’s no word as yet regarding releases in other territories, though Nintendo do co-own the Fatal Frame series so it’s pretty safe to say this game won’t be appearing on consoles other than Wii U.

Below is a Japanese Trailer

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