During the recent media briefing held by Kadokawa Games they announced a few new games and the first of these happens to be the start of a new line of mystery games that the company is delving into and it just so happens to be called Root Letter. Planned for release in spring 2016 for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita, the company is apparently trying to bring the title to not only Japan but also Western audiences already though details about how they plan on doing this were not revealed yet.
Root Letter will be a youth mystery game that is set in the Shimane Prefecture and the story is outlined By Kadokawa below:
The truth is endless sorrow.
The first title of the series “Kadokawa Game Mystery.” A collection of adventure games that explore human drama, featuring local Japanese culture and history.
Root Letter is set in the Shimane prefecture, a land with a rich history and beautiful nature.
The player will engage an adventure to solve the mystery of Fumino Aya, a pen pal friend from high school who disappeared after leaving a mysterious letter. A letter delivered 15 years later…