Survival Horror Darkwood from developer Acid Wizard Studio and publisher Crunching Koalas is now available on Xbox One, priced £12.99/$14.99/€14.99. Check out the launch trailer below along with more info about the game. Don’t forget to head over to our Youtube channel and keep an eye out for our gameplay video!
Darkwood is a challenging survival horror game that does not rely onjump scares. Scavenge and explore the rich, ever-changing free-roam world by day, thenhunker down in your hideout and pray for the morning light.
The gametakes place in East-Central Europe, in a forest possessed by unknown evil forcesthat corrupt all the inhabitants of the woods-people, animals, and even the plants…Player’s goals are simple–survive at all cost and try to escape. To achieve this, players willhave to uncover the story of the forest, craft new items, fight the hostile residents of thewoods, trade with the friendlier ones, set up traps to keep enemies out of their hideouts andinject strange potions into their character’s bloodstream, sohe can learn skills that will helphim stay alive.
-Horror without jumpscares–Darkwood is anatmospheric,psychological horrorthat creates thefeeling oftension withoutthe usual horror tricks. No creaking doorshere!
-Day and night cycle–explore the world during the day and try to survive the nightby hidingfrom evil forcesin your shelter.
-Randomly generatedmap–the world will not change during your adventure withDarkwood, but itcanbe completely different for your friends!
-Crafting-scavenge for materialsto create weapons, traps, health potions oryourhideout upgrades.
-Skills and perks–learn new powers byextracting a strange essence from mutatedfauna and flora and injecting it into your bloodstream.
-No hand holding–testyour skills and figure things out on your own!
-Impactful decisions–decide onthe world of Darkwood, its inhabitants and the story you experience.