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Ikai Tile Pattern Puzzle Guide

So you've decided to brave the horrors of yokai and a daunting language barrier to experience the psychological thriller of Ikai. Furthermore, you've made your way diligently throughout most of the…

March 29, 2022 | 09:49 EDT

The shrine maiden Naoko holding a candle with a ghost right behind her.

Ikai Review

There was a point in Ikai where I was trapped at the bottom of a well, surrounded by the bones of demons. I had to search through these bones for sturdy pieces of wood to make a ladder using a crack…

March 28, 2022 | 12:00 EDT


Dark Japanese Horror Title Ikai Launching March 29th

Developer Endflame and published PM Studios have announced that their dark first-person Japanese psychological horror title, Ikai, will be launching on March 29th, 2022 for PC, PlayStation 4,…

January 14, 2022 | 12:20 EST

A maiden surrounded by ghostly hands and the shadows of yokai.

Ikai Brings More Agency To A Ghost Story

A few days ago, I tried out a preview build for the horror game Ikai. At first blush, it appeared to be a straightforward Japanese horror title, pulling direct inspiration from local mythology and…

January 14, 2022 | 10:00 EST

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Ikai is a return to the more psychological aspects of the horror genre, from indie developer Endflame Play as the priestess Naoko, from an isolated Japanese village, who must face unseen horrors…

January 2, 2022 | 10:37 EST