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Secret World Spin-Off The Park Summons Release Date

It's a horrorshow

To me, every day is Halloween, but that doesn't mean I don't appreciate the glut of ghosts and ghouls who rise and swarm around the end of October. Here's another date to add to your calendarrgghhh: October 27th.

That's when The Secret World folks Funcom will release The Park [official site], a walk-o-spook spin-off from the supernatural MMO and their first single-player game in years.

The Park is set on the same haunted real-ish Earth as The Secret World, but (sadly) isn't the single-player version I've hoped for. Still, what it actually is still interests me. It's a single-player psychological horror game about a mother who loses her son inside a spooked-out amusement park. Writing is very much one of The Secret World's strengths, along with some strong vocal performances, so I'm quietly hopeful The Park will capture that same spirit. I imagine it's even less fun to encounter the nasties of The Secret World when you haven't received superpowers from eating a magic bee.

The Park will cost £9.99 when it arrives for Windows on October 27th. Funcom say it'll offer an hour or two of spooky fun. They're also chucking in bonus items for The Secret World, offering a few talismans and a Killer Chipmunk outfit for you to wear.

Here's a recent vid about The Park and its development:

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Alice has been playing video games since SkiFree and writing about them since 2009, with nine years at RPS. She enjoys immersive sims, roguelikelikes, chunky revolvers, weird little spooky indies, mods, walking simulators, and finding joy in details. Alice lives, swims, and cycles in Scotland.

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