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AI: The Somnium Files

Detective adventure game with visual novel elements, in which we try to solve the mystery of murders taking place in technologically advanced, modern Tokyo. The game was created by the authors of the Zero Escape series.

Adventure | thriller | Detective | logical elements | visual novel |

AI: The Somnium Files Release Date


PC PS4 Switch



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AI: The Somnium Files, released on Switch, PC and PS4, is a detective adventure game with visual novel elements. We try to solve the case of murders committed in futuristic Tokyo. The game was developed by Spike Chunsoft.


A corpse with a gauged out eye were found in Tokyo. We play as a detective named Kaname Date, who tries to track down the serial killer behind this crime.


Gameplay in AI: The Somnium Files is about paying attention to dialogues, observing locations and analyzing hidden clues. The game has a plethora of colorful characters, who very often hide the truth from us for various reasons. Instead of the left eye, our protagonist has an implant with a special processor, endowed with artificial intelligence. Thanks to it, the detective has the ability to "enter" the memories of the interrogated and get information straight from their heads.

Game modes

AI: The Somnium Files has a single-player mode only.

Technical aspects

AI: The Somnium Files has three-dimensional graphics styled to resemble two-dimensional drawings. The designs of the characters, done by Yusuke Kozaki (Fire Emblem Awakening, No More Heroes), and locations were prepared in the manga style, characteristic for many Asian productions.

Last updated on 16 July 2018

Game mode: single player  

PEGI rating AI: The Somnium Files

Age rating. The PEGI rating considers the age suitability of a game, not the level of difficulty. Game contains bad language. Game contains depictions of violence.

AI: The Somnium Files System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

  • Minimum:
  • Intel Core i7-3770 3.4 GHz
  • 4 GB RAM
  • graphic card 1 GB GeForce GTX 460 or better
  • 30 GB HDD
  • Windows 7 64-bit
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