The recent Tokyo Game Show revealed many games and got updates on others. October is almost here and with it comes Halloween. So a good time for horror games indeed. We saw a recent update to the upcoming horror Scorn, and the recent event in Tokyo debuted a new horror. So without further ado let’s introduce you to a game called The Dark World: Karma.
The Dark World: Karma is being developed by Pollard Studio. Their LinkedIn page states they are a relatively new studio from Shanghai. The game itself is said to be a psychological horror with a 2023 release window. So let’s have a look at the game itself from the trailer below.
The trailer shows us a creepy world where people’s heads have been replaced by TV screens. It’s not a similar format to the likes of Resident Evil but offers it seems a very different feel.
What We Know About The Dark World: Karma
Thankfully if this game interests you, you’re in luck as it’s releasing on PC and all consoles. So that’s Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and Nintendo Switch. However, the Steam listing states more about what the game is about.
For some reason, you’ve returned here. Everything has become strange. Your name, your appearance, your voice, and all your memories.
Through the help of an old man, you connected with your past memories by way of a strange tape, and embarked on a journey to find your memories.
In this dark world, experience strange encounters and wade through fragmented memories. As an investigation officer, uncover the truth and find the source of all the happenings.
So from the same listing, we can see it offers a first-person viewpoint. The gameplay features are listed as
- Horrifying and mysterious experience: Darkness, monsters, and unusual sounds. The bizarre environment changes randomly; turn on your volume, and always be alert to your surroundings.
- Fragmented memories: You have to pay attention to the time and space of your location. Observe and spot key personnel and events. It will help you find your way out.
- Dive: Dive into other people’s minds and experience a familiar but foreign world. You have to find the truth and solve the puzzles surrounding your memories.
- Gather, investigate and solve puzzles: Different events will occur during your investigation. In this game, you have to make inferences carefully. Obtain hints and report back to your corporation
However, what is your take on a horror offering coming next year? It’s able to be added to your wishlist on Steam now.