The wait is over for many fans of classic survival horror games as the events at Keen Sight fully reveal themselves through the eyes of three protagonists. The latest trailer now introduces the final one – Raven. The horror is in us.
Raven is strong on the outside, but frightened and unsure deep inside, where the past torments him every day. He went through hell during and after his flight accident, and it stuck with him. Liev picking on him doesn't help much either. But that's nothing compared to what lies ahead of him.
No matter if he calls it coincidence or fate, the fact remains that new demons are here to haunt him – and Keen Sight soon becomes his new hell. At least the monsters he encounters in the streets of the now-dead town can be taken out and left to rot in a pool of blood. Well, most of them. The question remains if getting through this alive will help him to find the peace he's been looking for, or if this is just a start of a new torment that some might call a daymare.
“This is a very emotional moment for us, and we are more than happy to pass Daymare: 1998 into the hands of the gamers. Four long years have led us to this moment, and the process we endured was very difficult, but we enjoyed every moment of it. This game was born from our passion, it was fuelled by our stubbornness, and it's our tribute to the beloved survival horror genre and the atmosphere of the ’90s in general. We are very proud to have managed to develop a game like this with such a small team, yet we’re aware that our work is not over, and we’ll keep supporting it in the months to come. We hope you will enjoy the game and the story it tells,” says Michele Giannone, Creative Director of Invader Studios.
Daymare: 1998 is available on Steam for 29.99 EUR/USD, comes with a discount of 10% for a limited time (Store.steampowered.com), so you can learn more about what’s lurking in a seemingly inconspicuous little town, overrun by terrifying creatures that once inhabited the area as ordinary people.
Daymare: 1998 will also be released on GOG.com later this year. PlayStation®4 and Xbox One versions are in the works, with the proven support of Slipgate Ironworks studio. The release date for these platforms will be announced shortly.
Daymare: 1998 comes from the cooperation of the development team with Destructive Creations, the studio responsible for Ancestors Legacy RTS, and All in! Games, who have taken on the role of global publisher.
ABOUT DAYMARE: 1998:
Daymare: 1998 is a third-person survival horror game with hardcore survival mechanics and unyielding enemies. It requires a strategic approach to combat and puzzles and offers a multi-character perspective of the story, revealing deep and obscure lore.
The scene is set with a secret research facility, a deadly chemical weapon, and a special security team tasked with investigating an incident that has the potential to become more than a routine security breach. Follow the steps of an elite soldier, a helicopter pilot, and a forest ranger as they play out their roles in an event that transforms one peaceful small town into a dead zone and its citizens into bloodthirsty monsters. Take the creatures down first, and then look for any clues or evidence that you can piece together to make sense of the chaos. Keep track of your inventory, as resources will be scarce! Anything can happen when your daymares become real.
DAYMARE: 1998 MAIN FEATURES:
- Multi-character POV – see the story from different angles and discover the truth;
- Fearsome enemies – rendered in detail with lifelike animations and dismemberment;
- Realistic HUD – check your inventory, health, and the position of a given piece of equipment;
- Environmental puzzles – finding your way around is not always easy, so look for clues;
- Classic mechanics – limited ammo and save points, backtracking, collectibles, tough enemies, and more;
- Modern graphics and effects – not everything is old-school, thanks to Unreal Engine 4;
- Experience the ’90s – the game is an homage to the era, with tons of references.
About Destructive Creations
Destructive Creations is an experienced development team comprised of highly skilled game industry veterans. Many years of common creative work has led to a super-smooth workflow and team stability. Our first production under the Destructive Creations brand was Hatred, released on June 1st, 2015. Our main goal has always been to create original, uncompromising games, and Hatred shows that we can handle controversy and unusual solutions perfectly. Destructivecreations.pl
About Invader Studios
Invader Studios™ (Invader Studios S.r.l.) is an Italian independent software house located in the town of Olevano Romano (in the Roman countryside). The company was officially founded in July 2016, even though it has been active in the industry for more than a year. The studio was originally set up by a group of friends and professionals who share common ideas on game development and are united by the passion for the survival horror genre. Invader Studios’ core team is today made of more than 10 professional figures, but also includes several external collaborators and some VIP advisors. Currently, the team is focusing on the production of its first survival horror game, “Daymare: 1998”™ (PC Steam, Xbox ONE and PlayStation 4). Invaderstudiosofficial.com
About All in! Games
Focus on your game – leave the rest to us. We are a team of experienced specialists who have extensive knowledge and experience in the video game industry. Our main goal is to discover and publish exceptional games to create a new level of gaming experience. We not only finance the further development of our projects and take care of marketing and promotion, but also offer full support in the development stages of the game. We are not a company who publish games, we are your game partner. OUR MISSION: All in! Games is a publisher with a focus on the individual treatment of developers. We respect artistic autonomy and care about long-term relations – we aim to support unique, skilled studios able to design and develop state-of-the-art games and make them new hype titles. Allingames.com