Posts Tagged ‘Saibot Studios’

Doorways: Holy Mountains Of Flesh Adds New Horrors

I first discovered horror game Doorways [official site] at E3 a couple of years back when Argentinian developer Saibot Studios qualified for the inaugural Indies Crash E3 initiative. At the time, all Saibot had to show was a demo which looked interesting, albeit heavily inspired by Amnesia: The Dark Descent. Later that year, Doorways’ first couple of chapters landed on Steam; I was fond of them, but they were a little over-reliant on jump scares. So it was nice to see the developers take stock before releasing the far more accomplished Doorways: The Underworld last year, and the Holy Mountains Of Flesh series earlier this year – the second act of which is out now.

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Okay, Doorways Is Scaring Me


Doorways is apparently “a survival horror game in which nothing is what it seems.” But I am pretty sure that what I just saw in that trailer was pretty scary. If it seems scary, then it is scary. Or perhaps just gross: that bit with the wheel is just unpleasant. Anyway, Doorways is an Argentinian videogame which seems to slot right in to a particular place on the shelf of videogame toe-curling which we’ve enjoyed so much these past years. It also threatens to hold hands with the first-person puzzle genre, as the devs explain: “From simple mind puzzles to timed and agility demanding situations, each level or scene in the game presents to you a different gameplay obstacle to overcome.”

That trailer lies beneath.
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