The Missing Gets a Launch Trailer Featuring More Gameplay and Disturbing Voice Acting

The Missing, atmospheric puzzle platformer game by SWERY, gets a new trailer featuring more gameplay and intentionally bad voice acting.

on October 3, 2018 5:32 AM

Today, Arc System Works America released a new trailer for The Missing: J.J. Macfield and the Island of Memories, the latest game by Hidetaka Suehiro. Also known as SWERY, he’s the man behind Deadly Premonition and Dark Dreams Don’t Die (D4).

This new trailer shows slightly different gameplay sequences than what we’ve seen so far. It also features an unknown character, possibly Emily, speaking with an extremely disturbing voice. It might seem like the voice acting is horrible, but according to Arc System Works America, it is purely intentional and we will understand the reason behind this choice by playing the game.

You can watch the trailer below. Be warned though that the game can be quite scary.

You can watch the previous trailer here. You can also read more about the game’s inspirations and story as detailed by SWERY in an interview.

The Missing launches on October 11th for PS4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC.

SWERY’s studio White Owls also has another upcoming game, The Good Life, which was funded via Kickstarter.

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Iyane Agossah is a writer at DualShockers living near Paris. He loves everything related to Japan, especially giant robots. He hopes for Sega to release a new Segagaga game by 2025.