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Summary: Daylight does not do much to innovate upon the horror genre. With scares that barely work and uninspired gameplay, critics agree all this game has going for it is its visuals which many say are just a vehicle to promote the Unreal Engine

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Available on:PlayStation 4Apr 28, 2014
PCApr 28, 2014
PlayStation 5Nov 12, 2020

Developer: Zombie Studios

Publisher: Atlus

Genres: Horror, First-Person Shooter

You awake, trapped in an abandoned hospital. Your only source of light is your phone. You hit a dead-end and must turn around, but behind you lurks an eerie presence and strange noises... Experience Daylight, a procedurally generated psychological thriller for your PC.

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Daylight has neither the creeping sense of psychological dread of Fatal Frame nor the poster man antagonist of Slender, and its reliance on cliche lacks distinction. But if the game's straightforward purpose was simply to panic and upset its player then it is an indisputable success, no matter how cheap the tricks employed.

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You can't just chuck players in a maze with a ghost and tell them to be scared. Unfortunately this is exactly what Daylight does.

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5.8 / 10.0

Daylight's horror atmosphere starts strong, but repetitive corridors and nonthreatening enemies squander it quickly.

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Daylight hits the right mood at first, but the creepy atmosphere is pushed aside for lame jump scares and hollow gameplay.

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