Escape Adventure Game Type-NOISE: Shonen Shojo Announced

    Young people confront their trauma and fears.

    During INDIE Live Expo 2024, developer Dank Hearts announced Type-NOISE: Shonen Shojo, a new “escape adventure” game for PC via Steam. The game is scheduled to launch sometime in 2024. 

    In this new title, young people must directly confront their own traumas. Those eager to play Type-NOISE: Shonen Shojo may wishlist the game right now on Steam to be notified of updates, including a release date announcement when ready.

    Type-NOISE: Shonen Shojo Overview and Screenshots

    Here’s an overview of the upcoming title, via the official Steam page

    Traumatized youth trapped in ‘Noise Scramble City’, a labyrinth of their own fears.Amnesiac teens solve puzzles in a multi-ending escape adventure.

    The only way out of this city is…
    to remember and overcome your own Noise.

    Noise’ refers to painful events, traumas, and memories from the past.
    Doubt, jealousy, foolishness, arrogance, maliciousness, and greed.
    Each carrying their own Noise, everyone gathers their own memories
    spread across the city to remember the past.

    What if the only way out of here is to interact with the painful memories you want to escape from?
    Can you face your own Noise?


    • Zena Yugamizora: The hero of this game. An icy superhero team show fan「I should be able to do it, just like the hero…!」
    • Itsuki Hozuki: A boy tormented by jealousy「So annoying! You’re pissing me off. Go make me a hamburg steak or something.」
    • Honoka Kirishima: A stubborn and skeptical girl「We’re just strangers. Suspicion is what makes us human.」
    • Kaito Shimizu: A boy filled with self-doubt「Because of this shadowed scar, I was ostracized and labeled a ‘germ’.」
    • Hiyori Endo: A streamer girl and habitual liar「I’ll do my best with hyper power! Let’s roll the video!」
    • Soto Ochibana: A meddlesome yet honest boy「If you’re in, I’ll be here to back you up.」
    • Specter: The Whimsical Watcher of the city「Noises! Leave it to me!」
    Escape from locked rooms by solving puzzles using your Noise as clues.

    Trapped inside, the teens realize that the room is connected to their past.
    By exploring the rooms, they can collect clues and items to help them escape.
    Players can explore the stages in the game.
    The labyrinth city has many rooms, many are twisted by characters’ inner Noise.
    If any objects of interest are found during exploration, players can click to investigate them.

    Noise Analysis: analyze Noise to recall the past.

    Find puzzle pieces by exploring to recall ‘Shards of Noise’ that piece together your memory.
    By collecting pieces and completing the puzzle, past memories are awakened.
    Players must collect Shards of Noise from specific items and objects in the game’s stages.
    Each Shard of Noise is associated with a Noise, and when the pieces are combined to complete a puzzle,
    a memory can be awakened.
    By combining the Noise, players gain clues to solving the mystery by understanding the characters’ past.

    Past events are the key to solving the mystery.

    By looking at the past in Noise Analysis, players can understand a character’s Noise.
    Some of these events are hints and answers that are key to solving the mystery.
    Also, by viewing Noise, users will be able to interact with previously unavailable objects, expanding exploration.

    Check out the new screenshots below: 

    Watch the new trailer below: 

    The recent INDIE Live Expo 2024 showcase featured updates on several announced games, including Stromatosoft’s romantic JRPG dungeon-crawler Witch and Lilies, Preferred Networks’ open-world crafting survival adventure game Omega Crafter, WSS’ puzzle-filled adventure game Boyhood’s End, Hanabushi and hako life’s action platformer PIGGY ONE SUPER SPARK, and ACQUIRE’s roguelike deckbuilder C.A.R.D.S. RPG: The Misty Battlefield.

    The May showcase is the tenth ever INDIE Live Expo event, following December’s INDIE Live Expo 2023 Winter event. The Winter showcase accumulated 10.7 million views, bringing INDIE Live Expo near 100 million views across all 10 events.

    Like last year’s INDIE Live Expo event, the INDIE Live Expo 2024 showcase is broadcasted and archived in English, Japanese, and Chinese on YouTube, X (Twitter), and Twitch.

    Final Weapon is a media partner of INDIE Live Expo 2024.
    Soul Kiwami
    Soul Kiwami
    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Managing Editor of Final Weapon and a Games Writer at Game Rant with four years of writing and editing experience. Raul is passionate about the Japanese gaming industry, and he's a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs, and fighting games. business email: [email protected] | Muck Rack:

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