Layers of Fear 2, much like the first, does such a great job at keeping you uncomfortable as you go through the tale of a troubled actor, that every moment is felt like intense improvisation as you try to quickly decipher what to do next before the walls around you seemingly close in, making Layers of Fear 2 a worth successor to the first, which is arguably the most elaborate "haunted mansion"-esque experience to date.
After a five year beta, DayZ (originally a mod that has expanded into it’s own game) is released on consoles. Diehard fans have been playing for ages, but the console release will allow a whole new crowd to join the fray. Gamers are dropped into a post apocalyptic zombie wasteland and have to choose whether to be friend or foe to the other players on the server. Permadeath and randomization guarantees a unique experience every time.
Fans of paranoid schizophrenia, spooky settings and literal graveyards worth of fresh corpses take note Draugen has landed. This Beautiful psycho-thriller set in an isolated Norwegian fjord during the 1920s has plenty to offer as well as a few things to consider.
Dragon Star Varnir is a visual novel at heart with a rather unique RPG combat system taking place over three levels of battlefield in the sky. While it may rely on some traditional tropes, it still provides a solid and fun experience.
If classic turn-based Strategy is your thing Christmas has come early in the form of Battle Worlds Kronos, the result of a successful Kickstarter campaign, it’s an old school strategy game that will provide red-meat for most wargame fiends.
Trails of Cold Steel’s definitive edition series continues on the PS4 in preparation for the upcoming third installment in November. Trails of Cold Steel 2 offers the great continuation of story from #1 with all the benefits added to the series from the first game’s remastering.