Today Spike Chunsoft opened a teaser site for what’s likely to be a new game.
The site, titled “Nine Eyes TV” includes a set of puzzles that translate into the code-name “Nirvana Initiative.”
Inserting that in the box at the bottom of the page leads to a countdown in minutes and seconds that translates into just under 48 hours from the moment of this writing.
The description of the site reads “Who created this puzzle, and more importantly, can you solve it?” which may indicate the involvement of a well-known game development.
Given the hints and the imagery, my money would be on a game by Zero Escape director Kotaro Uchikoshi, who recently left Spike Chunsoft to launch his own studio Too Kyo Games, but has continued to work with his former employer and launched AI: The Somnium Files in 2019.
Interestingly, the source of the result page indicates a redirect to the url “https://www.spike-chunsoft.co.jp/ai-nirvana/en” which at the moment is empty, but could indicate a sequel for AI: The Somnium Files (Thanks for the tip: Trey Allen).
That being said, that’s just my speculation, so take it with the customary grain of salt.
Tokyo-based Spike Chunsoft is known for a variety of games that range from the traditional to the rather quirky, and is perhaps most famous for the Danganronpa series.
Its latest published game is Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- The Prophecy of the Throne, which released earlier this year.
We’ll have to wait and see what this game is, and we’ll likely know more in two days. Of course, we’ll share the news as soon as the reveal is made.