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The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment, Supermassive Games
Oct 30, 2020 - PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5
Fair

OpenCritic Rating

73

Top Critic Average

50%

Critics Recommend

PC Gamer
74 / 100
Eurogamer
No Recommendation
IGN
5 / 10
Metro GameCentral
4 / 10
GamesRadar+
4 / 5
Game Informer
7.5 / 10
GameSpot
6 / 10
Game Revolution
2.5 / 5
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The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope Trailers

The Dark Pictures: Little Hope - Secrets & Premonitions Trailer - PS4/XB1/PC thumbnail

The Dark Pictures: Little Hope - Secrets & Premonitions Trailer - PS4/XB1/PC

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The Dark Pictures Anthology | Little Hope | Release Date Announcement

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The Dark Pictures Anthology | Little Hope | Announce Trailer


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Critic Reviews for The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope

Not quite as novel as its predecessor, but the co-op is still bewitching.

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Eurogamer

No Recommendation / Blank
Eurogamer

Supermassive still knows how to plunge you into paranoia, but the second Dark Pictures entry feels a little lost in the woods.

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Uninspired characters and relatively meaningless consequences make Little Hope a bit of a slog.

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Metro GameCentral

GameCentral
4 / 10
Metro GameCentral

The least interesting use of the Until Dawn formula so far, with a tedious tale of 17th century witchcraft that fails to either scare or entertain.

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However you felt about Man of Medan, Little Hope surpasses it, promising a lot for The Dark Pictures' final act.

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Little Hope tells a hell of a story punctuated by a great twist. Too bad the overall gameplay and exploration don't hold the same allure, bringing down the experience

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In The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope, Supermassive Games refines its tech and aesthetic but stumbles on storytelling.

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Little Hope’s namesake has somewhat of a dual meaning. It is the name of the town in the game and it’s also representative of the little bit of hope that Supermassive would learn from its mistakes and get back to making classic horror adventures. But its multiple thematic troubles, pathetic cavalcade of jump scares, and abysmal twist ending paint a dark future for The Dark Pictures Anthology, leaving little hope that it’ll ever recover from two disappointing adventures in a row.

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OpenCritic Coverage

The Dark Pictures: House of Ashes Teased In New Trailer, Full Reveal Coming Next Week

The Dark Pictures: House of Ashes Teased In New Trailer, Full Reveal Coming Next Week

The Dark Pictures: House of Ashes was first revealed in a post-credits stinger at the end of Little Hope, the second game in Supermassive's horror anthology. Today, we've received a closer look at the sequel, with a full reveal just days away.

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The Next Game in The Dark Pictures Anthology is House of Ashes, Arrives 2021

The Next Game in The Dark Pictures Anthology is House of Ashes, Arrives 2021

With two games out in the wild now, Supermassive Games and Bandai Namco will begin to turn their attention to the third game in The Dark Pictures Anthology, House of Ashes.

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