You can recognize Kotaro Uchoshi from his zero-escape game (999, the last prize for virtue and the zero-time dilemma), and maybe you're familiar with the Spike Chunsoft Danganronpa series of murders. But it seems they're making a little unexpected move to their next game. They promote their virtual pop idol and influential. What time to be alive.
Iris Sagan, also called her stage names A-Set or Tessa, is said to be an important hero in the upcoming Uchihoshi and Spike Chunsoft AI: The Somnium Files game. It is worth noting that her design comes from the artist Yusuke Kozaki, who is best known for his hero's designs in Fire Awakening (including fates and heroes) and the No Heroes series
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I would like to think of myself as an author of digital pop idols, as I still believe that Rize Kujikiwa (Person 4) and Hatsune Miku are the golden standards – so my fndom determines the height of the tape. But I still will not write off the Iris (or A-set), especially if it's related to a bigger narrative about AI: The Somnium Files.
AI: The Somnium Files was revealed during a panel of Anime Expo 2018, and Iris was first introduced as a key character. There is not much mention of the game itself, but shares similarities with previous developer games; You will play as Kaname Date and you will investigate a series of killings that will include solving puzzles and collecting evidence that will lead to reliable conclusions. It will be released for the PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and PC ever this year.