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The Forest

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Action/Adventure
Developer: SKS Games
Release Date: Late 2013

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'The Forest' Early Access Slightly Delayed

by Rainier on May 21, 2014 @ 8:32 a.m. PDT

The Forest is a first person survival horror simulator where you, as the lone survivor of a passenger jet crash, find yourself in a mysterious forest battling to stay alive against a society of cannibalistic mutants.

As the lone survivor of a passenger jet crash, you find yourself in a mysterious forest battling to stay alive against a society of cannibalistic mutants.

Build, explore, survive in this terrifying first person survival horror simulator.

Originally scheduled for release on May 22, 2014 The Forest Early Access has been pushed a week and will now be available from May 30, 2014 ($14.99).

Key Features:

  • The world: Enter a living, breathing forest with changing weather patterns, plants that grow and die. Tides that roll in and out with the day/night cycle. Below ground explore a vast network of caves and underground lakes.
  • Complete player freedom: Chop down trees to build a camp, or start a fire to keep warm. Scavenge food to keep yourself from starving. Find and plant seeds to grow food. Build a small shelter or a large ocean side fortress. decorate your home with found items. Lay traps and defenses to keep a safe perimeter.
  • Gameplay: Explore and build during the day. Defend your base at night. Craft weapons and tools.Bunker down during the evening or bring the fight directly to the enemy.
  • Fight or Hide: Use stealth to evade enemies, or engage them directly with crude weapons built from sticks and stones.
  • A new type of open world, survival horror experience: Defend yourself against a clan of genetic mutant enemies that have beliefs, families, morals and that appear almost human.
  • Full VR experience: Support for the Oculus Rift VR headset for the most immersive experience possible.

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