Penumbra: Black Plague is a first person horror adventure focusing on story, immersion and puzzle solving. Unlike Penumbra: Overture, violence and combat are not even an option – the player has to use his/her wits to guide Philip through his final test, and this makes the game unique in offering a truly dangerous and terrifying experience.
Played from a first person perspective and powered by a 3D engine utilizing cutting edge technology, Penumbra: Black Plague is a true advancement to the adventure genre. The unique physics system allows for true environmental interaction in a way only comparable its predecessor. The player can open drawers, pull levers, pick up objects and now manipulate those objects in 3D space – all using natural mouse movements, creating a highly interactive and immersive game world.
- Cutting-edge game engine featuring modern 3D and physics technologies:
- Adapted motion blur effects and a new unified lighting system with real-time lightning create great depth with a realistic atmosphere of psychological horror.
- Compelling and detailed story:
- Finding the answers to questions of the mystery of Philip’s lost father throughout the game, with new explanations and a complete storyline wrap up.
- Highly interactive environments:
- You can interact with any object not nailed to the ground! Focus on, pick up and move around objects through a simple drag and drop interface.
- Environmental sounds system:
- The sounds of the different environments are contributing to the atmosphere and give the player scaring hints of dangers.
- Puzzle solving challenges:
- Horror adventure game in puzzle-like style with bonuses and incentives to challenge the player throughout the game.
Developer: Frictional Games
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