White Day, Cult horror game Returns..
White Day: A Labyrinth Named School is a first-person survival horror game created by game developer Sonnori. Initially released in Korea on 2001 via distributor Wizard Soft “White
Day” gained popularity among the masses making it an instant cult classic. United Kingdom based game publisher; 4AM Entertainment sought to establish an English European re-release of “White Day” in 2004.
Plans of exporting “White Day”along with a full translation of the medium unfortunately collapsed resulting in a cancelled venture. To commemorate its tenth anniversary, Sonnori re-released “White Day” in 2004 as a Korean exclusive titled; “Romance of Package”, a compilation featuring the company’s best of game titles.
“White Day: A Labyrinth Named School” centers on a group of students locked inside their school on the evening of White Day (see holiday definition here) Supernatural events begin to occur, circumstances that threaten the lives of everyone trapped with in the edifice.
“White Day: A Labyrinth Named School” was notorious for its creepiness and tension, in fact Sonnori had to issue several patches to the game after complaints were issued to lax the terrifying game-play. To partake in the terrifying game-play gamers had to switch to harder difficulty settings.
During a Sony Computer Entertainment media event in South Korea, game developer ROI entertainment (whose founding member, Lee Wonsulwas also served as CEO to the now defunct Sonnori) unveiled a teaser for “White Day”. The new and improved version of the game with be distributed over multiple platforms including; iOS, Android, and PC. A PlayStation VR (Virtual Reality) version is also on the horizon. Although “White day” will be released once again in Korea ROI entertainment assures that they are working on a translated version for international distribution.
Below are a couple of official teaser trailers for the upcoming survival horror game; ” White Day: A Labyrinth Named School”.