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Roots of Insanity

Rating Summary

Based on 4 critic reviews
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52

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Based on 4 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:PCApr 5, 2017

Developer: Crania Games

Genres: Horror, Survival, First-Person Shooter

What had started as an ordinary night shift at the August Valentine Hospital has turned into a night of chaos and horror for you. As Dr. Riley McClein, you have to figure out what is real and what is not as you try to uncover the mysterious happenings at the hospital, while also trying to deal with your epileptic attacks that have haunted you all your life. You will need to whatever you can to survive the night and most importantly, keep your sanity. Roots of Insanity is an fps/tps, survival/horror game designed and developed in Unreal Engine by Crania Games. The game tells the tale of Dr. Riley McClein as he tries to survive through a maelstrom of horror and mystery in the August Valentine Hospital, while also struggling with his epileptic attacks.

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Roots of Insanity Reviews

Roots of Insanity is not a complete disaster; it offers some weak jump-shocks glued together by an adequate if cliched story. Gameplay is straightforward and its few or so hours of game time have their moments of excitement and even a few twists.

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Despite the decent story, Roots of Insanity has an unforgivable amount of issues like poor animations, a terrible combat system, a bad implemented random loot system. It looks like an Early Access game that needs a lot of work and polishing.

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I said "If only" in every step of the way when I was playing Roots of Insanity. If only the story was bit more compelling. If only the puzzles were challenging. If only the combat was a bit nuanced. It misses the mark but not by a wide margin and gives hope for team's future endeavors.

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Good premises, but realization not the best.

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