AI: The Somnium Files

Year: 2019

Publisher: Spike Chunsoft (WW), Numskull Games (EU)

Developer: Spike Chunsoft

Creator: Kotaro Uchikoshi

Country: Japan

Platform: Various

Genre: Adventure

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AI: The Somnium Files is a murder mystery visual novel/adventure game elements around a detective, Kaname Date, who investigates recent serial killings by entering suspects’ dreams. The director and writer, Kotaro Uchikoshi, implemented similar elements from his previous Zero Escape games, such as a time flowchart, allowing players to go back in time to see other outcomes/routes for the story.

LGBTQ References in this game:

Futa “Pewter” Amanoma and Renju Okiura


Mentions of the LGBT Community


  1. Various. (n.d.). AI: The Somnium Files. Retrieved July 03, 2020, from