'The game with no name' – The Ring-type horror game coming through a DS near you!


DS horror fans of the world listen up and listen up good. The producers over at Square Enix have designed a game that’s going to chill you to the core.

Loosely based on The Ring, the plot centres round the urban myth of a video game that if you play, you’ll die one week later. See how that works?

According to our friends over at Pocket Gamer and Nintendic, who translated the rumour from Japanese magazine Famitsu, the game will start to freak you out by mimicking the DS menu, carrying out phantom operations and sending you dark messages, you know like “You’ve left the iron on” or “Steve Ballmer is your father”.

The game is called “Geemu no Nanatsu” in Japan which translates as “The Game with No Name”…

Tetsuya Mizuguchi of Rez and Lumines creates Virtual Tokyo for Second Life

The other week I mentioned briefly in our Daily Tech Hotlinks that Tetsuya Mizuguchi, the creator of games such as Lumines and Rez, is developing a Virtual Tokyo for Second Life. Anyone familiar with his work will know he’s an UTTER genius and probably deserves the Japanese equivalent of a Knighthood. Which is probably something similar to a special limited edition Hello Kitty figurine or appearance in a hentai cartoon.

Anyway, Famitsu, that gaming bible only the Japanese are privy to, announce recently…