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Layers of Fear: Inheritance

Bloober Team SA, Aspyr
Aug 2, 2016 - PlayStation 4, PC, PlayStation 5
Fair

OpenCritic Rating

66

Top Critic Average

25%

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Critic Reviews for Layers of Fear: Inheritance

There is a pervasive feeling of – been there, done that – from which Inheritance cannot shake off.

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It may not reach the heights of the original game, but "Inheritance" is still a commendable return to this creepy house.

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Inheritance isn’t much cop as a horror, missing the power of the unknown that Layers of Fear possessed. It’s as a wonderfully surreal epilogue to the main story where it works best.

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Putting it simply, if you enjoyed Layers of Fear and wanted more, Inheritance is exactly what you’re hoping for. It’s a touch on the short side, but makes up for this a bit by presenting three possible endings.

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With a solid script and fewer unrelenting jump scares than the original game, Layers of Fear: Inheritance offers closure for both the player and characters.

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If you enjoyed Layers of Fear, I think it is worth checking out the DLC. The DLC provides a new perspective in to the environment of the first game that makes you feel for the painter and everyone involved. Shorter gameplay allows you to experience everything the DLC has to offer, endings included. However, If you're looking for scares, this isn't the game for you.

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Layers of Fear: Inheritance far too reliant on jump-scares, while somehow not even fully understanding what makes those scares effective.

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Layers of Fear: Inheritance will not edify those who found the base game didn't have enough action. However, it's a more honest horror experience. While the original tried to wow the audience with it's crazy hallucinations, Inheritance clearly just wants to remind you there's a person under there, suffering through them.

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