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Benjamin Rivers, the creator of indie hit Home and sci-fi adventure game Alone With You, announces Worse Than Death, a surprising new entry in his small-town horror saga.
Worse Than Death is a scary, emotional thriller about a high school reunion that goes horribly wrong. You play Holly, a tough, smart, 28-year-old who returns home to confront her past, only to face a nightmare she could never imagine. As she runs for her life, desperate to rescue her best friend Flynn from a terrible force that’s hunting them both, Holly must survive unexpected truths about her home town, her friends, and even herself.
Horror comic come to life – smoothly animated 2D visuals fused with original, high-res art drawn entirely by hand on an iPad Pro Frantic, action-adventure gameplay – You may never feel safe as Holly runs, vaults, crawls, and hides to escape terrible, unseen enemies that can track her down Sinister, pulp horror tale – Like an episode of X-Files fused with the dark melodrama of Riverdale, Worse Than Death delivers a punchy, personal story about the secrets lurking in small towns Spine-tingling soundtrack – 3D positional audio keeps you on edge in every room. Soak in the game’s 1990s atmosphere with tracks by Canadian rock-and-roll band The Secrets
While players can look forward to solving the game’s mysteries at launch, they don’t have to wait to get in on the story. Starting today, players can join the official Worse Than Death Discord server (https://discord.gg/RwaUFkW) and help shape events that take place weeks before the game’s tale begins.
Through this unique use of Discord, players can read an illustrated story about Sam, the town’s kind-hearted bartender, as he chases an unsettling rumour that ties directly into the main game. Each week, players can vote on Sam’s actions to push the story forward. Will he risk danger by snooping out a hidden package? Lie to his friends or bring them in on the investigation? Where this story ends up is up to the fans!
Worse Than Death is coming soon in 2019 for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Steam and iOS devices. A special demo of the game will be available at this year’s Game Developers Conference in San Francisco.
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