Square Enix has revealed the main theme of the upcoming immersive live-action mystery adventure game The Centennial Case: A Shijima Story, set to release for the PS4, PS5, Switch, and PC on May 12, 2022.
The main theme is entitled Drifting Fruit and is composed by Yuki Hayashi (DRAGON QUEST: The Adventure of Dai game and anime series) who uses his diverse background in entertainment to connect gameplay and drama, bringing this game to life.
The latest trailer for The Centennial Case: A Shijima Story also reveals ten of the cast members, including Nanami Sakuraba as the protagonist, Haruka Kagami, and Yuta Hiraoka as Eiji Shijima, the second son of the Shijima family, and many more who each play multiple roles as part of the multi-role system feature within the game. While solving the mystery of the ill-fated Shijima family, players can expect to meet the talent behind this enigmatic Japanese adventure at various times throughout the game with actors adopting the role of different characters across different period settings.
Watch – The Centennial Case: A Shijima Story Main Theme Trailer
Here is an overview of The Centennial Case: A Shijima Story:
A unique and immersive live-action mystery-adventure, surrounding the theme of eternal life. Solve an age-old mystery using your powers of deduction to uncover the truth. Collect clues, establish a hypothesis, and use logic to break through the mysteries.
The Shijima family have suffered a chain of inexplicable deaths over the past century. When Haruka Kagami, a mystery novelist, visits the Shiijmas, she finds herself taking on four different murder cases—occurring at different points in time.
The red camellia and the Fruit of Youth, which invite only death.
And the truth behind it all, waiting to be uncovered…
A live-action mystery game. Haruka Kagami, the main character, is an up-and-coming mystery writer. Sharp and perceptive, she excels at solving mysteries, as well as creating them.
The player first sees the entire murder as it unfolds, with their own eyes. All of the keys needed to unravel the mystery can be found somewhere in the video itself.
Use the clues you have gathered to come up with a hypothesis in the cognitive space.
Build together a connected path of logic, and identify the killer.
Uncover the truth of the murders.
The game is now available for pre-order on PC via Steam, which will give players the base game, 50 minutes of behind-the-scenes footage, and a mini-soundtrack.
The Centennial Case: A Shijima Story is scheduled to release on May 12, 2022 for the PS4, PS5, Switch, and PC.