Two months after the car accident that killed Yuu Asou, her fiancé, professional photographer Rei Kurosawa is on an assignment, taking photographs of an abandoned mansion when she sees Yuu mysteriously wandering the halls. When she tries to follow him, she finds herself in a strange, snowy courtyard, only to find that the whole experience was a daydream when her assistant Miku Hinasaki wakes her up. Now every time Rei falls asleep, she finds herself transported back to the "dream manor", haunted with ghosts. Her only defense is a device called the Camera Obscura, which can be used as a weapon to fight and capture phantom beings from the Other World. Meanwhile, Miku, the heroine of the first Fatal Frame, finds herself pulled in her dreams back to the Himuro mansion where her brother Mafuyu disappeared, and a non-fiction writer/friend of Yuu Asou, Kei Amakura, becomes embroiled in the struggle against the dream manor when he researches for a way to help his niece Mio, who has suffered ... Written by
8 November 2005 (USA)
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Also Known As:
Fatal Frame III: The Tormented
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Did You Know?
Certain locations in the game are replicated from their appearances in the previous games in the series, Fatal Frame and Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butterfly. A prime example is during Hour IV, when Miku explores areas of the mansion from the original Fatal Frame. She finds a Camera Obscura in the same spot from the original game, as well as the stone marker puzzle a couple of rooms further in. See more
In the beginning of the game, a flashback of Rei surviving the car crash is shown. However, as Rei is shown getting up from being thrown from the car and approaching her deceased boyfriend Yuu in the wreck, she and Yuu - whose head is resting on broken glass - haven't a single inch of blood or damage on them. See more
[last words; to Rei
When you... When you die, then I will be gone forever. As long as you go on living, a part of me will live on. That's why... I need you to live.
Followed by Zero: Tsukihami no kamen
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