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Spirit Hunter: NG

Rating Summary

Based on 11 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

84

Top Critic Average

91%

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Based on 11 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:PCOct 10, 2019
Nintendo SwitchOct 10, 2019
PlayStation VitaOct 10, 2019
PlayStation 4Oct 10, 2019

Developers: Aksys Games, Experience, Ghostlight

Genre: Adventure

Face the nightmares you thought were merely urban legends. Use your wits and trusty flashlight to search for clues to your sister’s disappearance. Team up with shady characters to uncover a dark mystery, making deadly decisions just to survive. The choices you make determine your fate and affect the lives of everyone around you. This chilling companion story to the award-winning Spirit Hunter: Death Mark game brings terror home as fearful spirits invade local streets and parks – even your own home. Experience frightful sounds and stunning environments illustrated by artist Fumiya Sumio.

Spirit Hunter: NG Reviews

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If you enjoy visual novels and are looking for a horror experience that isn't just brainless jump scares, this is something you need to play.

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PlayStation LifeStyle

Ken Wynne
8.5 / 10.0
PlayStation LifeStyle

If you have played Death Mark, then NG is a worthy successor that surpasses the original in character development, progression of narrative, haunting visuals, and an equally atmospheric soundtrack. Even if you are someone that has just discovered the Spirit Hunter series of visual novels, NG's plot stands alone and will consume you like a vengeful Onryō!

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Spirit Hunter: NG is a fascinating, dark and brutal game which is hugely gripping thanks to its strong plot, spooks and protagonists. Sadly, the Switch version of the game is scuppered by crippling technical problems which make it borderline unplayable at times. The core game is strong enough that it is still worth a look if you can endure these issues, but you should play this on something else if you can – or hope that the developers can fix the issues in a future update.

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Spirit Hunter: NG is a horror-themed visual novel and one which gets all its main points right. Played pretty much like an interactive book, this game performs equally well when played on a television screen and on the Nintendo Switch itself, a real demonstration that horror has no format limits. With its well written plot, spine-chilling ambiance and audiovisual environment that fits the game's idea just right, Spirit Hunter: NG is just what any fan of horror in the Nintendo Switch could hope for.

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Spirit Hunter: NG - OFFICIAL TRAILER [PS4, Switch, PSVita]

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