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Platform(s): Nintendo Switch, PC, Xbox One
Genre: Action/Adventure
Publisher: Devolver Digital
Developer: Phobia Game Studio
Release Date: July 23, 2020

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'Carrion' (ALL) Gets Release Date - Trailer

by Rainier on July 11, 2020 @ 11:20 a.m. PDT

Carrion is a reverse horror game in which you assume the role of an amorphous creature of unknown origin.

What is a “reverse-horror experience”? Carrion immerses players in the role of an abominable creature as it awakens in a secret, underground laboratory. With no explanation how it arrived there or for what purpose, there is only one thing on the mysterious monster’s mind: Escape!

Players will stalk and consume those that have imprisoned it to spread fear and panic throughout the facility. It will grow and evolve as you tear down the facility and acquire additional devastating abilities on the path to retribution that include a web-like ranged attack, the ability to bend light to become temporarily invisible, and even possess humans for maximum terror.

But Carrion is far from a purely subterranean affair, with your break for freedom revealing a sprawling overworld that connects different parts of the facility. New paths will become accessible through the evolution of the creature’s abilities and successful completion of goals, and it will take all your resourcefulness and cunning to navigate your crusade of chaos. You could say it has a little metroidvania vibe, minus the persistent backtracking.

Carrion is coming to Nintendo Switch, PC and Xbox One (Xbox Game Pass) in July 23, 2020.

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