Posts Tagged ‘Jesse Makkonen’

Distraint 2 bringing more businessman horror this year

What hope is there for someone who’s done terrible, callous things to gain success? I’m asking for a friend. Also in relation to Distraint 2 [official site], a follow-up to 2015’s side-scrolling psychological horror game about a chap securing a company partnership by turfing an elderly woman out her home. Creator Jesse Makkonen recently announced it for release around Halloween this year, describing it as “Silent Hill + Zelda + Monkey Island”. Here, have a watch: Read the rest of this entry »

Distraint Is A Horror Game About The Property Market

In Distraint [official site], you will play the role of an ambitious man tasked with reclaiming the home of an elderly woman. It’s an everyday horror story that sits neatly alongside the laments of friends and strangers trapped in the grinding churn of the property market. ‘Home’ is a temporary idea, built on hard rock that accepts no roots.

Rather than presenting the horror of eviction at face value, Distraint explores the psychological toll of inhumane acts. Regret, guilt and scabby elephants await.

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