Created by Hifumi Kouno, the original designer of the Clock Tower franchise, NightCry is a horror-adventure game in the spirit of classic J-Horror gaming frightfests. Transporting players into a virtual world of primal fear, suspense and mystery, NightCry is set is aboard a luxurious cruise liner in the middle of the ocean. As the ship sails across the deep blue ocean, a series of gruesome and mysterious murders begins to take place, including those of the ship’s crew. Soon the ocean liner is crippled and adrift at sea, and has become an inescapable trap for the passengers. As a passenger of the ship, the player will be tasked with solving the murder mystery to ensure their own survival as well as the rest of the ‘innocent’ passengers.