Devotion

RedCandleGames

Strong Man
OpenCritic Rating
83
Top Critic Average
93%
Critics Recommend
Based on 15 critic reviews
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Devotion

Rating Summary

Based on 15 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

83

Top Critic Average

93%

Critics Recommend

Based on 15 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:PCFeb 19, 2019

Developer: RedCandleGames

Genre: Adventure

From the creators of the IndieCade Journey Award winner Detention, Red Candle Games brings you a story Inspired by East Asian folk culture. Devotion is a first-person atmospheric horror game depicting the life of a family shadowed by religious belief. Explore as a 1980s Taiwan apartment-complex lost in time gradually shift into a hellish nightmare. Delve into the vows each member of the family has made, and witness their devotion. STORY You step into your apartment, 80s music drifts through the air, an idol show plays on the television; a nostalgic setting surely, but what is this feeling of unease? You question this place you used to call “home,” noticing as it distorts with every shift of your eyes, anxious as your surroundings skirt the precipice of the extraordinary. As you push through each memory, uncovering the layers of each mystery, you may find buried in this home, the unsettling truth of those who lived here. “Remember what you prayed for…” FEATURES First-person atmospheric horror Story-driven exploration and intrigue Sound design applying the use of East Asian instruments and 80s Taiwanese music Relive the 1980s Taiwanese lifestyle through visuals and setting Unique Taiwanese/East Asian reference (folk culture, elements of taoism/buddhism) ORIGINAL THEME SONG Written and performed by Golden Melody Award winner “No party for Cao Dong”.

Devotion Critic Reviews

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An insidious, combat-free horror escapade that works marvels in a tiny space - and an intricate portrait of family and superstition

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From start to finish, Devotion is an excellent psychological horror game full of surreal imagery, creepy dolls, and wonderful environmental storytelling.

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8 / 10
Metro GameCentral

One of the best survival horror games of the generation, that's frequently terrifying but also surprisingly nuanced and intelligent when it comes to its storytelling.

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Set within the modest confines of a Taiwanese apartment in the 1980s, Devotion paints a terrifying picture of family life with nuanced storytelling and an insidious atmosphere.

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