Psycho-Pass Event Taking Place at TOKYO JOYPOLIS in 2019

24.December.2018 | ANIME&GAME / SPOT

Haregake, a creator of riddle-solving games that have brought in over 100,000 participants, has developed an all-new puzzle game called “Psycho-Pass: Sinners of the System in JOYPOLIS” that is set to run at the indoor theme park TOKYO JOYPOLIS in Daiba, Tokyo from January 11 to March 17 next year.

The game will make use of the entire JOYPOLIS building and have participants solving riddles. You will take the role of an executive officer and use your smartphone to talk with Shinya Kogami, Nobuchika Ginoza and Shuusei Kagari to gather clues and solve the puzzles.

 

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An incident took place with unknown origins that led to a murder… Will you be able to identify and stop the killer?

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    ©️Psycho-Pass Production Committee

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