It appears that the publisher of the Zero Escape series, Aksys Games, has begun feeding new content pertaining to Zero Time Dilemma on a Twitter account that goes by the name of _crash_keys_. This is the third and final installment of the trilogy and sequel to Zero Escape: Virtue’s Last Reward. It is developed by Spike Chunsoft, and will be released for the Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation Vita sometime during the Summer 2016 period.
The first tweet on the _crash_keys_ twitter account, along with some brand new artwork, can be seen below.
Die-hard fans of the Zero Escape series will recall that Crash Keys is the name of Akane’s organization. Her last name is Kurashiki, and the term ‘Crash Keys’ and “Kurashikis” have similar pronunciations. The tweet is accompanied by the message below.
ATTENTION PEOPLE OF THE WORLD
It has been more difficult than anticipated to smuggle information out of Dcom regarding the viral Zero Time Dilemma, but we at Crash Keys have finally obtained the most bare bones of details that should prove useful to surviving the coming apocalypse. It is necessary to reveal everything in small doses as to avoid detection, but we can share the first piece now. Stay alert for future communiqués.
Remember, the threat is real.
Arksys Games has linked to the tweet on its own official Twitter account, essentially confirming that this is some kind of viral promotion for its forthcoming game.
Zero Time Dilemma will feature visual novel parts in addition to ‘escape the room’ sequences. The game will also feature multiple endings, although the exact number is currently unknown.
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