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I have no idea what's happening in this new Ghostwire: Tokyo trailer

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I think I'm going to have to go frame-by-frame through the new trailer for Ghostwire: Tokyo (opens in new tab), because I have no idea what I just watched. The new game from Resident Evil and The Evil Within creator Shinji Mikami is set in Tokyo, I know that much. Beyond that, it's an absolute blur of wild imagery—headless school girls, demon-masked base jumpers, digital constructs... and first-person blasty hands?

Ghostwire: Tokyo looks like it's mixing virtual reality and the supernatural, with some kind of first-person combat where you blast enemies with finger guns. Don't miss the part where you seemingly rip the heart out of a faceless, sentient dummy.

We'll have more on Ghostwire: Tokyo as soon as we figure out what's happening.

Wes Fenlon
Wes Fenlon

Wes has been covering games and hardware for more than 10 years, first at tech sites like The Wirecutter (opens in new tab) and Tested (opens in new tab) before joining the PC Gamer team in 2014. Wes plays a little bit of everything, but he'll always jump at the chance to cover emulation and Japanese games.


When he's not obsessively optimizing and re-optimizing a tangle of conveyor belts in Satisfactory (it's really becoming a problem), he's probably playing a 20-year-old Final Fantasy or some opaque ASCII roguelike. With a focus on writing and editing features, he seeks out personal stories and in-depth histories from the corners of PC gaming and its niche communities. 50% pizza by volume (deep dish, to be specific).