An anime-based game developed by XSEED Games the Corpse Party exclusively available on PSP and PS Vita. Corpse Party begins, as much contemporary horror does, with a familiar bluff: an urban myth told by candlelight that ends with a well-orchestrated false scare. It’s a deceptively playful start to a resolutely dark-hearted adventure, and after ten minutes of tapping X to scroll through yet more dialogue, you realize this game is playing you in more ways than one.
Fortunately, this ghost story is told with real skill, complemented by strong localization. Publisher XSEED sensibly retains the original Japanese setting, characters and voiceovers, with the result that its [...]