AKIBA’S TRIP: Undead & Undressed is an open-world action RPG in which players undertake numerous missions in a virtual recreation of Akihabara; Tokyo’s popular ‘Electric Town’ district. The player’s goal is to identify vampires called ‘Synthisters’ with the help of an in-game smartphone app; then engage them in battle to strip their clothes off so their bodies are fully exposed to sunlight. Boasting a unique combat system in which everyday objects become weapons; multiple story routes; a varied cast of characters based on common anime and video game tropes and a narrative dripping with social satire and subtle nods to Japanese pop culture AKIBA’S TRIP is a present-day supernatural adventure for the gamer in all of us.
- Faithful Recreation of Japan’s Electronics Mecca: Like a virtual tour of Tokyo’s Akihabara ward all major outdoor locations from the town have been painstakingly recreated with over 130 real-life shops accurately represented.
- Unique and Customizable Brawler-Style Combat: Anything can be a weapon from baseball bats to comics to motherboards and individual clothing items may be targeted stripped and added to the player’s own inventory.
- Satirical Story with Divergent Paths and Multiple Endings: Playing off common anime and video game tropes for social satire the player’s choices determine how the story progresses leading to one of many unique endings.
- Modern Day Setting Enhances Gameplay Options and Adds Pop Culture Feel: The in-game smartphone is used to check email read comments on ‘Pitter’ take sidequests catalog ad flyers launch apps to identify the undead and much much more.