Independent game studio WayForward has announced the release of the original Clock Tower, a classic survival-horror game released back in 1995 in Japan, on PC and consoles! Clock Tower’s PC and console ports will be available in early 2024 and will retain the game’s original graphics, sound, and gameplay while adding a few enhancements.
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Watch a new behind-the-scenes video about Clock Tower’s modern release here:
Released back in 1995 for the Super Famicom, Clock Tower is being ported to modern devices with the help of Limited Run Games’ Carbon Engine. While maintaining the original game’s look, sound, and feel, extra features include a new animated opening, motion-comic cutscenes, save states, and multilingual support, among other things.
Here’s a full list of Clock Tower’s key features via a press release:
- A survival-horror classic, officially translated and brought out of Japan for the first time
- Run, hide, and survive as you attempt to evade the psychotic Scissorman
- Atmospheric 2D art, detailed animations, and haunting sound effects
- Multiple endings and randomized gameplay elements maximize replayability (and jump scares)
- New animated opening, motion-comic cutscenes, and vocal theme song performed by Mary McGlynn
- Art gallery, save states, and other modern enhancements
Clock Tower will be published digitally in North America and Europe, and a physical version of the game will also be offered on select platforms with the help of Limited Run Games. The game will be available in early 2024 on PS4, PS5, Xbox, PC, and Nintendo Switch.