Pollard Studio and Gamera Game have the video game industry, and fans of the horror genre in particular, on the lookout with their new project: The Dark World: Karma. The video with the advance of the title generated an excellent reception for a horror adventure that has moments that recall classic suspense and horror such as Twin Peaks, and the premise of investigation, suspense and horror is already enough for all those Fans of the Unknown mark your calendars for the tentative release date for this adventure that will be available for PC in the second half of 2022. What do we know so far about The Dark World: Karma?
Exploring the memories
The game’s announcement trailer presents a dark world full of secrets, where a government group seems to be using agents to control the ideology of a part of the population. In certain respects, the conformation of the game world is reminiscent of pieces of science fiction literature such as 1984 or Brave New World. Our protagonist is an amnesiac man who works for the Roam group and whose objective is to recover his memory, exploring lost memories and trying to discover his destiny and his role in the world.
One of the playable features that Gamera Game has promised with The Dark World, is a threatening and constantly changing environment. There we will find monsters, unusual sounds and a lot of darkness, managing to create a mysterious and terrifying environment, where we hardly have a single second of peace and tranquility.
Fragmented memories are another aspect that makes the story and gameplay of The Dark Wolrd. In each situation, we will have to pay attention to time and space by observing and detecting key people and events that may be the key to continue unraveling the secrets of Karma. Finding the exit and recovering your memory will depend on your ability to overcome all these obstacles.
The mind of the other
In The Dark World: Karma the exploration of people’s minds is one of the most important elements in the plot, and it will also influence the type of game we play. By delving into the minds of other characters, we will explore a world that will be very familiar, but also frightening surprises and mysteries. There will be many riddles to solve, a key element in the survival horror genre and which The Dark World tries to take advantage of to generate a terrifying and challenging experience, despite the fact that the genre has been losing its greatest exponents (Resident Evil, Silent Hill) with the passage of time, they turned more towards action in their most recent installments.
The research that we carry out and the secrets that we solve or bring to light and cannot unravel, will be the trigger for very diverse events, guaranteeing a wide replay value for a title where identity, personality and the secrets that make the Individuals are basic pillars for a different gaming experience.
Horror, a genre that seeks to be reborn
The proposal of the independent developer Pollar Studio, together with the publisher also independent Gamera Game, joins other quite promising horror titles that the video game industry has in store for the coming months. Strong emotions, suspense and complex stories seem to be the order of the day, and while we can enjoy the trailer for The Dark World: Karma, there are also other horror titles that may interest you if the genre catches you. We tell you what are some of the horror games that are soon to come out and why you should not stop giving them a chance.
Beware , from independent developer Ondrej Svadlena, is an adventure of exploration with a very oppressive atmosphere. Our character drives a vehicle among the desolate, dark and foggy landscapes of the outskirts of Czechoslovakia, and while we travel in complete solitude, the Pursuers appear, terrifying vehicles that seem determined to destroy us. What is behind this unique driving and horror proposal?
Saint Kotar is a proposal of psychological horror where we will find very striking and captivating elements: madness, faith and an occult sect. With mechanics typical of the point-and-point graphic adventure, the game takes place in a town inspired by the outskirts of Croatia, where a woman disappears and starts an investigation that will involve all kinds of supernatural events and suspicious attitudes on the part of the inhabitants .
The latest horror proposal that keeps players on edge is Metroid Dread , an installment of Nintendo’s mythical action and platform saga, which this time will take us to fight aliens in a terrifying environment and with mechanics closer to a Dead Space than a Metroid of the saga. We will see how these titles help to keep the survival horror genre on everyone’s lips, with proposals that really scare and tell compelling stories.