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Experience True Psychological Horror with The Shattering

Indie developer Deck13 and SuperSexySoftware are collaborating together to bring a new game for the psychological horror genre.

The Shattering is a first person adventure game that promises to bring out your deepest fears.

The premise behind The Shattering centers around a man trying to pick up the pieces left behind by tragic events. In a sense, you’ll be trapped in a man-made hell (no, not the DMV). The character will physically show his inner turmoil in moments of stress or fear through body reactions.

"You have lots of horror games nowadays but they are more about jumpscares and sadly not so much about what actually scares us." says Marta Szymanska, Founder of SuperSexySoftware. "We want to change that. Our idea is to confront the player with the hidden fears that lie beneath an idyllic illusion of normalcy, only then one can truly understand the despair of the hero."

Game journalist can get a hands-on look at The Shattering during this year’s Gamescom.

The game is currently scheduled for a 2018 release on PC.

James Peterson
Written by
August 12, 2016
Published in Straight from the Devs

After spending over eight years in the land of the rising sun, James Peterson returned to his origin of birth in America. There he receives further schooling in the field of Japanese and journalism. He enjoys spending his free time exploring Hyrule field and eating sandviches. James aspires to become the best game journalist he can be. "As long as you keep pedaling, you'll be guided to where you need to go."

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