Mayu, feeling mysteriously compelled to follow the butterfly, chases it into the dark forest, Mio unwillingly follows her sister into the forests depths. After chasing the crimson butterfly to a clearing in the forest, the two sisters stumble upon a deserted village. Unknown to either sister is that this lost village will become the spooky setting for yet another horrifying tale in Fatal Frame 2.
- New Setting - Brand new, wider settings in a mysterious lost village, opening up new possibilities to terrify the player.
- New Main Characters - Twins, Mio and Mayu, make their debut as the main characters. These twins provide a major theme, effecting the games mechanics and storyline.
- Real Time Visuals - More horrifying real time visuals to keep the player engrossed in this frightening tale.
- Unique Camera Combat System. The one-weapon combat system will be making its return in Fatal Frame 2 with the use of an antique camera to destroy your ghostly enemies. The weapon may be the same but a variety of new features have been added to update the camera making it a more powerful phantom killer than ever before.