Pacify is a first-person horror title that sees players attempting to capture supernatural entities as a Paranormal Activity Helpers Incorporated member. While it is possible to face the game’s challenges alone, Pacify is best experienced with three other players working together in co-op or competing against each other in PvP. Pacify is currently 30% off until 27 September 2021 as part of the Steam Week Long Deal, so check out the video below to see the co-op mode in action
Fibrillation HD is the story of Ewan Berrington, who finds himself wandering through mysterious places while trying to figure out where he is. Players join Ewan for this philosophical and mystical horror story experience steeped in an atmosphere of emptiness, helplessness, and anxiety. The game is designed to be played in one sitting and only takes about an hour and a half to complete, so check out the video below to see the first ten minutes in action. Fibrillation HD is currently 50% off until 20 September 2021 as part of the Steam Week Long Deal
We go roaming around the dark hallways of a school in search of answers for the upcoming finals in Lunch Lady by Manic Mice. Ten pages are all it takes to succeed, but the possessed Lunch Lady is also patrolling the halls and classes, searching for victims. In this video dark_cloud, Mrs. Cloud and Jannas take on the perils of Cruxville Junior High on the “Normal” difficulty setting. Will their mission succeed, or will they become victims of the Lunch Lady, who becomes faster and stronger as the game progresses
More mayhem as the GAMERamble team continues their Back 4 Blood beta co-op playthrough. In this second part of our playthrough, the team takes on four more levels of the upcoming cooperative first-person shooter by Turtle Rock Studios. The video features the highs and lows of our experience with the beta
Our Special Look video for the week is The Cursed Forest by KPy3O, Noostyche, and Pleasant Rain Ltd. It is on a 75% discount until 16 August 2021 as part of the Steam Week Long Deal and is a first-person horror-adventure game. Check out the video below to see what to expect from the obscure and mysterious autumnal forest that awaits players in this title. The Cursed Forest on Steam is an updated and improved version of the free IndieDB version, which is also still available
Apsoluv: End of Gods is a future Viking horror where players must guide a young woman named Alice through the dark depths of a Swedish research facility. Norse Mythology meets science fiction in this game where the scientists meddling with the nine realms has had catastrophic consequences. Although a little rough around the edges in some places, Apsoluv: End of Gods is an excellent game with a fascinating premise and comes highly recommended.
Gameplay: Lots of exploration along with some environmental puzzles and a bit of platforming.
Graphics: The game is very dark, but some of the environments look incredible.
Sound: Some of the voice acting is a little stiff, but the music and sound effects are excellent
Back 4 Blood is an upcoming cooperative first-person shooter by Turtle Rock Studios, creators of the Left 4 Dead franchise. Players take control of immune survivors, called Cleaners, to fight back against the once-human hosts of a deadly parasite. These terrifying creatures are hell-bent on destroying humanity, so the Cleaners have their work cut out for them.
Check out the video below where the team plays through the Beta version of the game, completing four levels of the PVE campaign
Our Special Look video for the week is Apsulov: End of Gods by Angry Demon Studio. It is on a 75% discount until 09 August 2021 as part of the Steam Week Long Deal and combines first-person horror with a futuristic Norse Mythology story. Check out the video below to see the game’s opening moments, but beware, as there might be a few jumpscares!
They Breathe is a rather strange and unique game that challenges players to steer a frog towards the bottom of a sunken forest. It is a straightforward game in terms of visuals, audio, and controls, but hiding beneath its seemingly cute exterior lurks some disturbing elements. Players can also complete it in one sitting, but the budget price means it still offers value for money.
Gameplay: Straightforward, but has some tricks up its sleeve.
Graphics: Cute, yet creepy.
Sound: Not much music, but the audio adds to the creepy atmosphere of the game
Sinistrum Games recently released a brand new teaser trailer for their upcoming 3D puzzle-platformer coming to Kickstarter later this year