PlayStation followers have been the perfect we’ve ever had, giving us a great deal of assist and type phrases about our earlier two video games, Residence and Alone With You. That’s why we’re extremely stoked to announce our third title for the PS4 — a darkish, thrilling return to the horror style referred to as Worse Than Demise!
Twenty-4 Hours of Terror!
Worse Than Demise is a scary, emotional thriller a couple of highschool reunion that goes horribly incorrect. You play Holly, a younger girl from a small city in the course of nowhere. She’s been dragged again to her residence for a weekend she’s dreading — and with good cause! Her finest pal Flynn has been inconsolable since his fiancée died in an accident, and it appears everybody on the town has one thing to cover — together with Holly herself.
What follows is the worst night time Holly may think about, as she runs for her life, hides within the shadows, and makes use of her wits to unravel the ever-deepening thriller of her once-peaceful residence.
A Horror Comedian Come to Life!
Worse Than Demise looks like one thing proper out of the pages of Tales from the Crypt — it’s filled with darkish secrets and techniques, dread and dramatic surprises. And it’s meant to appear like a horror comedian too; the entire sport’s high-res artwork was drawn by hand on an iPad Professional, so the character portraits, cutscenes and puzzles come to life in darkish, vibrant strokes.
Consistent with the sport’s hands-on aesthetic, we teamed up with Canadian rock-and-roll band The Secrets and techniques to incorporate two of their songs within the sport (certainly one of which you’ll hear within the trailer above). The power they convey to their music match the sport completely, bringing out the depth of the sport’s darkish, unfolding drama.
A Hair-Elevating Journey!
So what concerning the gameplay? Horror video games are sometimes sluggish and contemplative, however we needed to make a sport that obtained your blood pumping from the get-go. Evading the unseen enemies requires cautious use of your surroundings to cover, crawl and leap to security, however be warned — make an excessive amount of noise inside earshot, and these unimaginable horrors will monitor you down. The DualShock4’s gentle bar, built-in speaker, and rumble options will clue you in to Holly’s heartbeat and the proximity of enemies, in case you’re too scared to look!
As a developer, we’re recognized for wealthy tales and intriguing mysteries that reveal themselves via our video games’ core mechanics. Right here, you’ll peel away the sport’s plot as you discover gadgets, resolve adventure-game puzzles and work together with the city’s colourful forged of characters (or, we must always say, what’s left of them). Slightly than bathroom you down with reams of textual content, although, we needed the story right here to be punchy and suggestive; and if you happen to’ve performed our earlier video games, you’ll know we all the time like to depart a couple of mysteries so that you can take with you…
We all know “coming quickly” isn’t an actual launch date, however we imply it! We hope you’ll be quaking in your boots to take a look at this second entry in our small-town horror saga.