Namco puts up a new teaser site for Gamescom (Little Nightmares)

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I found trademarks for these in France a while ago (they were all trademarked together): “Little Nightmares,” “Children of the Maw,” and “Grim Lullabies."

Figured they might be Dark Souls III DLC or something.
 

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Before From Software made the Soul series, they made a few horror games, the three Echo Night games and the PS2 J-Horror game Kuon.

I'm going to hope they decided to make another horror game after so long. But definitely could be Souls related, or something unrelated to From at all all.
 

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Could this be related?

https://littlenightmaresthegame.wordpress.com/

Seems to have ceased activity in 2015.
That's where I remember the name from, thanks for reminding! Not sure if related at all, but the name had been nagging me.

All the teasers reminded me of Tarsiers game Hunger. I know it isn't though :/ this sounds really interesting as well.
The Kitchen reference and the little Pyramid Head-looking dude made me think of Hunger too. Excited for that one, but as said that wouldn't be this.

It does seem like one of those 'cute' horror games though, using cute to mean a style that gets averted by something strange/morbid.
 

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You know, I think Namco may have teamed up with three indie studios to make three different projects. This is just a guess, Little Nightmares was a former indie horror game that went silent almost a year ago, Children of the Maw reminds me of the game The Maw, a 2009 indie game, and for some reason Grim Lullabies sounds familiar to me too, and apparently a website for Grim Lullabies domain has been registered by some Asian website holder but doesn't host anything yet.

Namco does have an indie game publishing arm, so I would guess it is in fact the Roboed Games title.
Beat me to the punch, but my suspicions as well. Not that this is bad for me, I am intrigued most certainly.
 
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Yep, might definitely be. These are the infos in their About page (bold statement bolded):

‘Little Nightmares’ is a horror game played as a schizophrenic eight year old kid named Jacob. The game is set in Jacobs home, where you need puzzle-solving skills and nerves of steel in order to progress through the seemingly big building.

There are things lurking in the house. Things that only a kids imagination could ever dream up, only, for Jacob they’re true, and can physically hurt him. Hide. Run. Hide. Run. Be quiet. They’ll hear you.

What we want to give you – The players

We want to give you want other horror games failed to give – An immersive experience that terrifies you to the soul while still maintaining smooth gameplay mechanics in an amazing setting.

These are our core focuses:

  • Visuals – Of course, graphics are a big focus for us. We’re trying to balance the scales between beautiful and still maintaining 60 FPS or more. At the moment, A LOT more.
  • Smooth mechanics – We don’t want you to have any issues jumping up a three inch curb. Your character slides smoothly under the bed when you need to hide, it’s easy to sprint, manipulate objects etc. This add to immersiveness very well, we’ve found.
  • Interactivity – We want you to be able to interact with almost every single object that you normally could. See those pills over there? Mom always told you not to eat them. Mom’s not around right now.
  • Horrific – Of course, the core value of any horror game – We want to scare you shitless. In order to do this we are using amazing sound effects, stunning visuals, immersiveness, smooth gameplay and most of all; The imagination of a kid. Add schizophrenia to this, and you’ll have a mix of features made to give your very soul chills.
 

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I found trademarks for these in France a while ago (they were all trademarked together): “Little Nightmares,” “Children of the Maw,” and “Grim Lullabies."

Figured they might be Dark Souls III DLC or something.
Those are too on the nose to be DkS3 DLC.