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Beholder

Rating Summary

Based on 26 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

76

Top Critic Average

54%

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Based on 26 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PCNov 9, 2016

Developer: Warm Lamp Games

Publisher: Alawar Entertainment

Genre: Adventure

You’re a State-installed Landlord in a totalitarian State. You must spy on tenants, peep, eavesdrop and profile! You must report on anyone capable of plotting subversion against the State. You MUST! But WILL you?
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Beholder is based on a strong concept, and it has moments that land well, but it’s also held back by repetition and an unexciting script. The unpleasantness doesn’t always feel worth the hassle, and few players will realise the ultimate goal of saving their family and escaping the mundanity of their tenement basement life without kowtowing to the state.

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Beholder is able to make us feel guilty and stressed thanks to its atmosphere of oppression and extremely hard decisions. A great option if the player is seeking for something different.

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A good management sim with an interesting style, but it may be a bit grim for some

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Beholder is a management sim and a moral quandary all in one. It’s easy to become consumed by the lives of Carl Stein and the apartment dwellers he’s been hired to spy on, with a story full of twists, turns, and terrible fates.

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