Yomawari: Midnight Shadows

Rating Summary

Based on 39 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

78

Top Critic Average

62%

Critics Recommend

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7 / 10
Nov 1, 2017

An even better game than the original, whose innocuous visuals hide a tense and unpredictable survival horror of surprising potency.

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8.5 / 10.0
Oct 27, 2017

If you enjoyed Yomawari: Night Alone, you'll love Midnight Shadows. It keeps the creative elements of its predecessor intact while expanding on some of its finer points. If you haven't played Night Alone, you can still jump into Midnight Shadows and experience the same surprises as the original, both scary and cute.

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7.5 / 10.0
Oct 24, 2017

An adventure that should be played by every fan of the survival horror genre. It is not based on gaming cliché and has an amazing 2D style that shows that great games can be created without having too many resources.

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9 / 10
Nov 6, 2017

It's been hard to find horror games that scratch my itch to be disturbed without catching me with cheap scares or leaving me with weeks of nightmares. I long for tense, atmospheric experiences that get me shivering and shaken and Yomawari: Midnight Shadows shook me to my core. It's a masterful horror game that tops anything else on the Vita, and rivals many other things on the PS4 as it blends detailed sound-design with rich art and a somber narrative to craft a breath-taking horror experience. Some puzzle segments can be obtuse, and the ending lacks the same sense of accomplishment of the first game, but despite all that, Yomawari continues to perfectly define horror.

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7.8 / 10.0
Oct 31, 2017

Yomawari: Midnight Shadows will cause you to scream out of fear multiple times.

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7 / 10.0
Nov 16, 2017

Interesting sequel that repeats almost everything that made Yomawari Night Alone great, but with less novelty.

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8 / 10.0
Oct 24, 2017

Yomawari: Midnight Shadows is a worthy successor to one of my favourite horror games and an unforgettable experience that is marred with a few annoyances.

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6.5 / 10.0
Nov 8, 2017

Yomawari: Midnight Shadows is a pretty basic horror title, with a creepy and disturbing atmosphere, and an interesting bestiary. The game is not too difficult, the super-deformed art direction is a little bit anticlimactic, but overall is a good scary ride.

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8.5 / 10.0
Oct 23, 2017

Yomawari: Midnight Shadows has everything a horror game needs, engaging story and characters, creepy town, and scary spirits. Most importantly, it shows a significant improvement over what the previous entry in the series offered. Sadly, the game lacks more explorable areas and also a more extensive variety of enemies, who end up overstaying their welcome in the later parts of the game. With that said, Yomawari: Midnight Shadows caused me to scream out of fear multiple times and, at the same time, kept me excited for whatever was coming next.

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8 / 10.0
Oct 23, 2017

Yomawari: Midnight Shadows is a cute-looking survival horror game, with unexpected twists and a surprisingly dark narrative.

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