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The Mortuary Assistant

DarkStone Digital, Dread X
Aug 2, 2022 - PC
Strong

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77

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7.5 / 10
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Critic Reviews for The Mortuary Assistant

The Mortuary Assistant is a great game that can only be made better down the line with patches and quality of life fixes. Interruptive but brief bugs did not deter from the wondrous and horrific experience to be had. Deep, bone-chilling moments are aplenty, offering some of the biggest spooks I've experienced in a game ever. Narrative moments provide haunting and memorable imagery, making The Mortuary Assistant a must-play horror experience this year. So get dissecting, investigating, and hunting.

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The Mortuary Assistant may have some technical issues, but the gameplay is solid, scary, and perfect for horror fans.

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The Mortuary Assistant forces people to come face-to-face with the fear of mortality, as well as the real possibility of demonic possession.

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This game just proves what I’ve been saying for years, that you don’t need a massive budget and nonstop jumpscares in order to make an effective horror game. The Mortuary Assistant succeeds where so many others have failed because of its use of subtly and cleverly subverting your expectations. Even though the shifts might be short, there are multiple endings, several of which require multiple playthroughs to unlock, so there is a ton of replayablility here. On top of that, the scares are randomized, so you’ll never get the same experience twice. Despite its flaws, I cannot recommend The Mortuary Assistant enough.

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