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>observer_ gets new video for the Hidden Horror

>observer_ gets new video for the hidden horror linux mac windows gaming

Since Bloober Team are no strangers to zeroing in on fear-inducing. While taking everything they learned from #gaming in the horror hit, Layers of Fear for Linux, Mac and #Windows. So the Polish indie crew refined their technique for cyberpunk release, #>observer_. Since the developers have broken down their terrifying process in a gameplay video. This is a full in-depth commentary, located below:

“If you played our first game, Layers of Fear. You know that we make a different kind of horror. Something a bit more cerebral, emotional, and psychological. We like to call it ‘hidden horror’. We think of hidden horror as a subgenre. There are a million different types of action games out there. But you don’t see that kind of diversity in horror games. Most horror games are a design completely around survival.”

Catharsis is the goal of Bloober Team. While allowing you to release of your own fears by experiencing them second hand. Check out the video for a full breakdown of their process. And what you can expect from >observer_, launching later this year on Steam for Linux, Mac and Windows.

>observer_ introduces players to a frightening concept. How would it feel if your fears could be a weapon against you? Det. Daniel Lazarski is an “Observer”? So part of a corporate-funded, specialized police unit with full legal clearance. Due to tapping directly into a target’s mind via neural implant. Since a cryptic message from your estranged son sets you on a journey. So you’ll be exploring the drug-ridden Class C slums of Krakow, Poland. While hacking into the minds of criminals and victims alike to uncover the truth. Hence the mysterious communique, forced into a surreal landscape of the resident’s darkest fears.

>observer_ holds the same fantastic pacing of Layers Of Fear. So using modern themes to illustrate a society where hacking people’s nightmares is a reality. While gaming questions the moral implications of using people’s most guarded memories as weapons. Delve into people’s most disturbing internal struggles to find the answers you seek. Due to solving clues to help rid the city of its seedy underbelly in a futuristic. A Blade Runner-esque narrative.

>observer_ Features:

  • Hack into the twisted minds of criminals and their victims. Traverse a surreal landscape, uncovering meaning behind imagery
  • Unique cyberpunk setting. Since players find themselves in 2084 AD, Krakow, Poland
  • Genre-defining “hidden horror” gameplay in an unsettling and dark atmosphere. Placing an emphasis on deeper primal terror over jump scares

Since >observer_ is coming to Steam for Linux, Mac and Windows. Well no specific release date has been set, summer 2017.

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