February 16, 2016
I quite liked the sound of Layers of Fear, a first-person horror game from Bloober Team about a painter who has gone mad. It’s playable now in an unfinished state on Steam Early Access and Xbox One, if you’re so inclined.
The reception from players has been fairly positive — “Scarier than Outlast,” reads one particularly efficient user review on Steam — but if you’d rather hold out for the final version, that’s coming to Windows, Mac, Linux, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on February 16, 2016. I’m right there with you.
There’s a new trailer for the game to coincide with today’s news (which, by the way, begins with the unsettling phrase “Prepare to bathe in terror…”), but it is mostly comprised of quotes. I think you’ll be better served by this thematically appropriate video: