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See the first teaser for Clock Tower spiritual successor Night Cry

Michael McWhertor is a journalist with more than 17 years of experience covering video games, technology, movies, TV, and entertainment.

The team behind the spiritual sequel to Japanese horror adventure game series Clock Tower released the first teaser for its new project today, the game previously known as Project Scissors. Now dubbed Night Cry, our first peek at the game is a live-action tease from famed Japanese horror director, Takashi Shimizu.

Shimizu, director of Ju-on: The Grudge and its American remake, offers just a glimpse of the atmosphere that Night Cry is going for — and a glance at some horrific, giant scissors — so consider the new horror game still something of a mystery.

Night Cry was announced as Project Scissors at last year's Tokyo Game Show. Clock Tower series creator Hifumi Kono is directing the game, working alongside Takashi Shimizu and Metal Gear Solid 4 composer Nobuko Toda. Former Silent Hill series art director and designer — and Pyramid Head creator — Masahiro Ito is also working on the game.

Night Cry is in development at Nude Maker for PlayStation Vita and Android and iOS platforms.

The Clock Tower series began in 1995 with the Super NES game Clock Tower, which was later ported to PlayStation and Windows PC. Developer Human Entertainment created a pair of sequels for the original PlayStation. A PlayStation 2 follow-up, Clock Tower 3, was released by Sunsoft and Capcom in 2002.