An FMV horror recreation referred to as Ghosts has been revealed to be in improvement, and it will solely be playable in its supposed kind at 10pm each night time in your native timezone.
Ghosts is coming to PlayStation, PC, Xbox, Nintendo Swap and Mac, and shall be launched by Restricted Run Video games on February 22, 2022. The sport is written and directed by Jed Henderson, the author of the 2020 Zoom horror flick Host. A lot of the forged of Host can even reunite and star in Ghosts.
Excited to announce that I am making a REAL-TIME, live-action HORROR online game w/ creature design by @slimyswampghost & made by Jim Henson’s Creature Store!
— Jed (@Jedshepherd) April 7, 2021
As for the way the sport works, gamers tackle the position of a TV producer for a failing cable channel, FrighTV. Ghosts is the channel’s flagship present, a re-branded model of a preferred present the place viewers used to observe ghost hunters discover haunted areas. It looks like you will be watching (and calling the pictures on) this new model of the present and following the forged as they’re haunted by an antagonistic power referred to as The Lengthy Woman.
Designed to be playable solely at 10pm in your native timezone every night time, the sport will star forged members from pandemic horror hit Host, together with Haley Bishop, Radina Drandova, Jemma Moore, Caroline Ward and Emma Louise Webb. They’re investigating a road reportedly haunted by the Lengthy Woman.
Whereas particulars are scarce, it appears you will be making choices for them as they search the world. No “floating phrases or glowing doorways” shall be introduced to information you, that means you are seemingly enjoying the sport by means of the eyes of the digicam solely. “There are penalties for your entire selections although,” reads the press launch. “Taking part in it protected shouldn’t be all the time the best choice!”
As talked about within the video above, if gamers flip the sport off at any level, they lose, and the forged will die in “actually horrible methods”. If gamers load up the sport earlier than 10pm they are going to be met with a traditional check card. “For those who can crack the ‘check’ you should have entry to an unlockable pre-watershed model the place you’ll be able to breathe and save your progress, however when you hit 10pm all bets are off,” the press launch reads.
Creature design for Ghosts is being dealt with by Trevor Henderson, the creator of Siren Head. The scary (and as-yet unseen) “Lengthy Woman” can even be fabricated by Jim Henson’s Creature Store.
FMV video games have made one thing of a comeback in recent times, with the likes of The Complex and Erica taking up sci-fi and thriller tales respectively. Horror is the place the style beforehand noticed it most notable video games within the ’90s heyday, and Ghosts is clearly trying to convey again traditional live-action scares.