This is it! It’s nearly over! Yes, today we clear Nightmare mode on Project Zero for the first time.
The last night in the game was actually a whole lot shorter than I remembered it being, but at least there’s only one wandering ghost to pick up on our ongoing quest to clean up the ghost list.
Hit the jump to see how the buildup and the dramatic conclusion to Miku’s story went this time around…
Continue reading New Game Plus: Nightmare Finale
Miku Hinasaki’s excellent adventure continues as we crawl through Chapter 2 of Project Zero in an attempt to fill out our Ghost List further.
The ghosts we have to capture this time around are some of the trickiest in the game, but if you believe in yourself, you can do anything, anything!
Eventually, anyway. Hit the jump to see how this latest misadventure went.
Continue reading New Game Plus: Between the Kimonos
Today we continue to test my point-and-shoot skills as we crack on with Project Zero’s postgame.
Having cleared ten of the challenges in Mission Mode, things are starting to get a whole lot more difficult now… and we have a destined encounter with the Himuro Family Master to look forward to.
Will I survive an encounter with the Headless Priest? How does Blinded seem to be able to pinpoint my location so accurately without eyes? Will I ever get anything better than a “C” rank? Hit the jump to find out the answers to all these pressing questions and more…
Continue reading New Game Plus: Don’t Call Him “Daddy”
It’s a group Waifu Wednesday this week, because the things I’m going to mention apply to the assembled ensemble cast of all the Project Zero games… well, those that I’ve played so far, anyway!
At the time of writing this, I’m closing in on the end of the Japan-only (and fan-translated) fourth game for Wii, but in the meantime be sure to catch up on my explorations of the first, second and third installments.
Or stick around and we can talk about horror game protagonists for a bit!
Continue reading Waifu Wednesday: Project Zero Protagonists
For me, a good horror game is hard work.
I don’t mean that it’s a chore to play or anything like that; I mean that engaging with it to the fullest is a genuinely taxing experience from at the very least a mental perspective… and possibly a physical one too.
As I sit here typing this, still somewhat breathless after the genuinely exhausting finale of Project Zero 3: The Tormented, I can confirm that the third installment in this series is emphatically a good horror game.
Continue reading Project Zero 3: Sleep, Priestess, Lie in Peace