Tokyo depicts a haunted modern-day Japanese city

Scary, but beautiful. The world of Ghostwire: Tokyo is masterfully crafted to depict an authentic recreation of Tokyo, in a world overrun by Japanese bogeymen.

Developed by Tango Gameworks, Ghostwire: Tokyo spotlights traditional Japanese mythology alongside creepy Japanese horror movie monsters, blending them all together to create a thrilling next-gen action-adventure experience.

In a recent Game showcase, Bethesda showcased all-new gameplay from the PlayStation 5as well as a new insight into the game’s world, combat, and story.
Players will be able to experience many iconic landmarks of Japan in the game. (Provided)

And even though it looks awfully scary, the developers want to make sure players; this is not a horror game.

To set the scene, the game begins in modern Tokyo. An evil curse is placed on the town which causes the population to disappear and spirits to start invading the streets.

The player is able to explore a haunted version of Tokyo while battling, saving souls, dodging demons, and closing portals where they came from.

Screenshot from the video game Ghostwire: Tokyo
You can interact with dogs in-game, a must-have feature in a world like Ghostwire. (Provided)

The villain behind it all is some kind of wizard named Hannya, while we don’t know much more about them, Hannya is a Japanese word that stands for “jealous female demon”. The game’s mission is seemingly clear, find and defeat Hannya to liberate Tokyo and save its people.

The player takes control of the character Akito, a seemingly normal human caught in a supernatural world. Akito wakes up to find the town deserted and encounters a spirit, who in turn teaches him how to harness otherworldly abilities and guide him through this terrifying new world.

There are no guns in the game, but Akito will be able to wield a bow and arrow. In addition to magical abilities, known in-game as Ethereal Weaving, Akito will be able to wield a bow and arrow, as well as other mind-based tools.

While exploring the game, players will come across many real Tokyo landmarks including Shibuya Crossing and Tokyo Tower, something that many gamers and Japanophiles no doubt want to experience.

Screenshot from the video game Ghostwire: Tokyo
Dozens of scary demons will try to stop you on your journey through the game. (Provided)

Looking at the enemies we can expect to face Ghostwire: Tokyothey are sure to hamper sleep efforts for days to come.

From a thin man-like demon to a terrifying woman not too unlike a grudge, alongside creepy school kids and floating puppets – this is a party I’d never want to be at in real life.

Screenshot from the video game Ghostwire: Tokyo
The player will harness magic abilities and weapons to eliminate evil spirits across Tokyo (Provided)

Ghostwire: Tokyo is another Bethesda release coming to PlayStation first, possibly the last of its kind after Microsoft bought the game’s studio for a multi-billion dollar price last year.

Although Xbox gamers shouldn’t have to wait long, Ghostwire: Tokyo is a timed exclusive and will be coming to the rival console within months of the game’s release.

Ghostwire: Tokyo will first release for PlayStation 5 and PC on March 25 this year.

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