Publisher Chorus Worldwide has announced that Paper Ghost Stories: Third Eye Open will be coming to Switch and other major platforms in early 2023.
With an art style inspired by Southeast Asian paper puppets, you’ll play as Ting as she grows up alongside Xiu, a mysterious spirit only Ting can see. You’ll guide Ting through a spooky tale of ghosts and ghosts and perform all sorts of tasks, from menial to menacing.
Here is some additional information from Chorus Worldwide:
A chilling coming-of-age tale – A young girl fights for her spirit and her morals. You are Ting, a 5-year-old Chinese Malaysian girl, slowly discovering how her supernatural abilities make her different from everyone else. Paper Ghost Stories: Open Third Eye takes players on a five-plus adventure as Ting is guided and led astray by two spirits, each with their own agenda.
A Living Paper Theater – Presented in a lively “paper theatre” style inspired by the paper puppets – shadow plays – of Southeast Asia, the beautiful childlike aesthetic belies a darker story of a growing family. collapse and Ting’s role in saving him, and the haunted house at the heart of it all.
A Malaysian adventure – From its activities and places, to its characters and dialogues, Paper Ghost Stories: Open Third Eye is steeped in Malaysian tradition, culture and folklore. Visit morning markets, befriend an elderly monk, feast on Apam Balika and Nyonya Kuih at the night market, avoid wandering woodland spirits and more.
A story with a past – Paper Ghost Stories: Open Third Eye follows the success of the original, award-winning short story from Cellar Vault Games, Paper Ghost Stories: 7:00 p.m.. While each game stands on its own, they share characters, tone and identity, like the ones that will follow: these are the paper ghost stories.
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