As if the year couldn’t get more unpredictable. Senscape announces that supernatural horror adventure ASYLUM. Which is due to release a time limited Linux demo. Arriving on June 16th to 22nd during the Steam Game Festival. Featuring up to 2-hours of gameplay. So that players will be able to experience the first moments of the game. Which is certainly a lot of enthusiasm for game, due in its final form.
ASYLUM is a first person adventure game. Due to the development of a small and focused team. Which also has a style similar to the early 80s grindhouse videos. It draws inspiration from H. P. Lovecraft’s atmospheric stories. Including the memorable Hammer Films gothic series. While including twisted Euro Horror from the likes of Lucio Fulci. As players traverse the halls of the massive, decaying Hanwell Mental Institute. They will unravel a mind bending story. Solve puzzles taxing their wits and instinct, rather than quick reflexes. Over 10 years in the making and featuring 15 hours of gameplay ASYLUM is an epic love letter to the point and click genre. Also the spiritual successor to the favorite cult classic Scratches.
ASYLUM Gameplay Reel
“Rumors of our deaths have not been exaggerated,” said director Agustín Cordes. “We have in fact become zombies during the production of this game”. “I hope this was worth it,” said lead artist Pablo Forsolloza. “It’s nothing short of a miracle this game exists,” said lead programmer Agustín Delger. “Please get us out of here,” said newcomers to the team Tais and Rocío Sztrum. “Nobody expects the ASYLUM demo!” said the Spanish Inquisition.
ASYLUM Kickstarter funding is the highest crowdfunding campaign ever in Argentina. Since it beat its goal of $100,666 USD. More recently, becoming the recipient of an Epic MegaGrant. With a unique approach to storytelling and presentation. Which is put to the test in the free adventure game Serena (Linux, Mac, Windows PC). Reaching 1 million downloads and received over 6000 positive reviews. So it’s well worth playing.