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The Query Review – a worthy slasher successor to ‘Tool Dawn’

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Since then Supermassive GamesUntil dawn Released in 2015, it has grown into a cult classic in many circles. Fans of slashers movies, fans of choice-based stories, fans of Hayden Panettiere and Rami Malek –Until dawn Demonstrated something for everyone and carved his place in the horror gaming canon. But like the numerous sequels created from cult classic slasher films, the successors to the supermassive games Until dawn In the form of The Dark Pictures Anthology Proved polarization for the audience. Many have said that the new games do not mimic OG’s achievements or stop at the foundation it has set.

Comes in The mine. Published in collaboration with 2K, Supermassive Games took the bold step of clearly labeling it as a spiritual successor. Until dawnSuch as bringing star power David Arquette, Ted RaymyAnd Lynn Shay To boot. With a group of hormonal juveniles in the woods and creatures bouncing on the horizon, the formula is there પરંતુ but did it pay off this time?

If you need a hint The mine Essentially a teen slasher movie in which you inject yourself, let Ariana Grande set the mood for the opening scene of the ominous shot of the woods with the daydreaming track “Moonlight”. Familiar troops will appear; Should you listen to the domineering police, telling you to avoid coming to camp one night early, portrayed with the utter eccentricity you expect from Ted Raymy? Hell no! Is there a creepy locked basement from which strange sounds come? Of course you will get caught up in it (when referring) The Evil Dead). It is immediately clear The mine The campy slashers commonly used are nailed in a weird tone, and style lovers will definitely get out of it.

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The campus is familiar yet fresh, and after a tense introduction that puts the future of the two hapless camp counselors in jeopardy, you enter the daylight three months later to meet the rest of the crew. Held at Hackett’s Query Summer Camp at the end of the summer, the seven counselors received one last hue and cry that they were about to leave after smashing into a camp van to spend more time with Loveloren Jock Jacob, social media influencer Emma. They are joined by other living archetypes: the mysterious lone Ryan (Justice Smith), Headstrong Tinker Caitlin (Brenda song), And the shy and artistic Abigail (Aerial Winter) To name a few, but not the camp director Chris Hackett (David Arquette) who suddenly jumps into his car and zooms off. Do they heed Chris’ warning to stay indoors for the night? Of course not!

The first couple chapters serve as an opportunity to get to know each of the characters, explore the camp and go through some gameplay tutorials. Overall, these chapters experience a slow force as the sun begins to set and the joy begins, but at times it seems very slow. When you don’t see cutouts or interact with objects in the environment, most of what you do in these chapters are either inconsistent dialogue preferences or physical QTEs (quick-time events) to the point of catching something thrown at you by another counselor. Have to face. . The sense of fear seems largely non-existent, and if you don’t live with counselors, this section of the game feels like a little slog. I find myself laughing out loud at some one-liners, crying at others, but most of all, longing for the moment when I began to feel like my choices were the deciding factor that someone lived or was beheaded.

Fortunately, once the sunset, the fear factor increased.

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The horrors of The mine Landed in the middle for me અહીં there are some very brutal killings (especially one that is one of the most unexpected killings I’ve ever seen in horror media) and some intense chase scenes, but overall, I found it more suspenseful than anything else. It is effective for casual audiences. If you are a huge fan of horror, there are certain moments that will definitely make you itch, and if you are a little more afraid of the thought of being so scared that you will be able to pee yourself, The mine Never pushes the boundaries of being absolutely horrible. I was more interested in investigating exactly what happened in the camp than I was afraid to go and explore the forest.

Without falling into spoilers, The mine The complex story consists of elements that are a little more than just who lives and who dies. Once you discover the secret of Hackett’s mine, you need to start thinking about both the short-term and long-term goals that you have for the night. There’s a whole bunch of counselors out there, and if you’re planning to see them all in the light of day, they’ll need a lot of strategic thinking and luck. While it was not available on release, the online co-op multiplayer mode will be released in July which will definitely make it a more tense game of choice and strategy.

Instead of Peter Stormer’s therapist character that will appear between the chapters Until dawnHaunted Eliza Vorez (Grace Zabrisky) Now appears with the crystal ball and gives players links after each chapter if they are able to pick up his tarot cards scattered throughout the camp. In addition, the supermassive games include some improvements in quality of life for the more casual gamer. QTEs are very easy to succeed, and if you choose a completely hands-off experience, the cinematic mode enables you to choose the exact playthrough you want to see (everyone lives, everyone dies, etc.) ) And then simply watch it all unfold.

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In the second part of no The mine It took me a long time, and once I finally understood what counselors were up against, the game played out like a page-turner thriller novel. Manages to reconcile all the elements of the plot and by the end, the points between all the different characters begin to connect fluidly. After managing to rescue my group of counselors I was expecting a little more from the conclusion, but when I realized that I could possibly have achieved otherwise, he respected me. The mine To be offered.

Overall, I feel that way The mine Will get Until dawn The dramatic story behind what happened in Treatment Stupid One-Liners, the wide range of endings, Clumsy Kills and Hackett’s Quarry will become well-known memes and aspects in horror gaming. While I don’t think it’s completely out of the question, I do admire the ways in which supermassive games have innovated the formula, especially in terms of how they’ve learned. The Dark Pictures Anthology. I would say The mine There is a lot like that Halloween III: It may not be for everyone, but those who do, will make it a cult classic.

The mine Now available on most platforms, including PlayStation 4 and 5, Xbox One and PC.

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