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  SPIKE CHUNSOFT Announces AI: THE SOMNIUM FILES will Release July 25, Reveals Action RPG CRYSTAR with August 27 Launch and New FIRE PRO WRESTLING WORLD Suda51 DLC
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LONG BEACH, CA – March 22, 2019 – Spike Chunsoft is excited to share news today about their upcoming 2019 line-up straight from GDC 2019, with special developer guests at the show: AI: The Somnium Files Director Kotaro Uchikoshi, Assistant Director Akira Okada; CRYSTAR Producer and Director Fuyuki Hayashi; and Fire Pro Wrestling World Scenario Writer Suda51!




AI: The Somnium FilesJuly 25 Japan/North America for PlayStation ®4 system, Nintendo SwitchTM, Steam® (PC)

  • Standard Edition – $59.99
  • Special Agent Edition – $89.99
    • A-set Acrylic Stand – Approximately 6 inches tall
    • Outer Box – Original Artwork by character designer Yusuke Kozaki
    • THOUGHTS REMaiN BELOW Artbook – 30+ pages of sketches and concept art
    • REVERIES IN THE RaiN Soundtrack
    • A-set’s #1 Fan Stickers – 3 vinyl stickers
    • AI: The Somnium Files for Nintendo SwitchTM or PlayStation®4
Spike Chunsoft’s latest thrilling detective adventure, AI: The Somnium Files, launches on July 25 for PlayStation®4, Nintendo SwitchTM, and Steam®! The new trailer debuted at GDC gives you a first look at the world of AI: The Somnium Files. Preorder the standard edition or the North American exclusive Special Agent Edition today from your local retailer!

To see a new gameplay trailer for AI: The Somnium Files via YouTube, please visit:

CRYSTAR August 27 for PlayStation®4 and Steam®

In partnership with FURYU Corp., Spike Chunsoft is thrilled to announce that CRYSTAR is coming to the West on August 27 for PlayStation®4 and Steam®! CRYSTAR will be released in the West fully localized with English text and voices. Watch the announcement trailer here.

To see the announce trailer for CRYSTAR via YouTube, please visit:

The standard edition will include the Summer Collection Costume DLC! Pre-order now to secure the Day 1 edition for PS4TM, which will include a mini artbook. Enjoy the world of Purgatory beautifully illustrated by character designers Ruichi and ntny!


SUDA51 DLC – Release TBD for PlayStation®4 and Steam ®

Suda51, the writer responsible for the infamous, shocking scenario from Super Fire Pro Wrestling Special (Super Famicom, 1994), returns to burn down the ring with a new DLC scenario for Fire Pro Wrestling World!

Zanki Zero: Last Beginning – April 9 for PlayStation®4 and Steam® (PC)

A free Zanki Zero: Last Beginning demo comes to PlayStationTMStore on March 26! Play the demo to get an Item Pack when you play the full game.


The bonus Zanki Zero: Last Beginning Survival Soundtrack CD is available with the North American Day 1 Edition (PlayStation®4) or as an Early Purchase Bonus (Steam®[PC]).


About Spike Chunsoft, Inc.

Established in December 2017, Spike Chunsoft, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Spike Chunsoft Co., Ltd. Located in Long Beach, California, Spike Chunsoft, Inc. serves as a base of operations to localize and publish titles from its parent company for the Western market. More information about the company can be found at


About Spike Chunsoft Co., Ltd.

Spike Chunsoft is an established video game publisher, developer and localization company based in Tokyo, Japan. Founded in 2012 between industry veterans Spike and Chunsoft, the company is known for cult hit franchises such as Danganronpa and Zero Escape, and is responsible for launching titles across consoles, PC and mobile for some of the most popular series in the industry. More information about the company can be found at: