Corpse Party

A horrific visual novel inspired by traditional Japanese ghost stories, with a 16-bit RPG aesthetic and a surprisingly long history. Wear headphones for maximum terror from the amazing 3D sound.


Developer: Team GrisGris
Publisher: Xseed
Available on: Windows PC, PSP/Vita, 3DS (note all versions are a little different from one another)


Articles about Corpse Party

Virtual Intimacy - The arrival of relatively affordable virtual reality solutions has the potential to allow us to explore narrative and characterisation in all-new ways — and I’m especially excited to see what Japan comes up with.  An oft-cited strength of narrative-centric Japanese interactive entertainment is the sense of “intimacy” it engenders between the player, the protagonist and … Continue reading Virtual Intimacy
From the Archives: The Guilty Pleasures of the Bad Ending - “Failure is not an option.” It’s a mantra we’ve had repeatedly rammed down our throats since the dawn of gaming — sometimes using those exact words — but is it really true? Well, in the case of most games, yes — “failing” whatever task you have been set usually results in a Game Over screen … Continue reading From the Archives: The Guilty Pleasures of the Bad Ending
From The Archives: Darkness and Scissors – The Horror of Corpse Party - If you have a PSP (or Vita) then you really owe it to yourself to pick up a copy of the magnificent Corpse Party from Team GrisGris, localised by XSEED. (Editor’s note: Since this article was written in 2012, you can now also get a version of the game for 3DS and PC, though note that these are … Continue reading From The Archives: Darkness and Scissors – The Horror of Corpse Party

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