It seems that the success of the critically-acclaimed and brilliantly traumatic Amnesia: The Dark Descent, and more recently of Hideo Kojima’s cult-classic PS4-teaser Silent Hill P.T., continues to inspire within indie circles. There certainly has been a lot of first-person horror games in recent years that involve a disempowered protagonist sneaking around in the dark and hiding from unspeakable nasties. All while trying to piece together prior events and tackling a variety of environmental and inventory puzzles. I’m not complaining though, I can’t get enough of this stuff.
The latest to follow in this trend is Glass Knuckle Games’ Heliophobia, still very much a work in progress but for a very limited period you can try out the playable alpha demo available directly from their website (details at the bottom of this article).
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