The Dark Pictures: Man of Medan

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment

Fair Man
OpenCritic Rating
71
Top Critic Average
42%
Critics Recommend
Based on 118 critic reviews
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The Dark Pictures: Man of Medan

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Based on 118 critic reviews
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71

Top Critic Average

42%

Critics Recommend

Based on 118 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Aug 30, 2019
PCAug 30, 2019
Xbox OneAug 30, 2019

Publisher: BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment

From the developers of Until Dawn... Enter the world of The Dark Pictures - A series of standalone cinematic horror games. Players will be challenged to explore and uncover each story with the knowledge that all their choices have consequences and all playable characters can live, any and all can die... Man of Medan is the first game in the Dark Pictures anthology, bringing supernatural horror to the South Pacific. Five friends set sail on a holiday diving trip with a rumored WWII wreck to find. As the day unfolds and a storm rolls in, their trip soon changes into something much more sinister. Who will live? Who will die? It's down to you. Can you save them all? - A new terrifying experience: Super massive games delivers a new, horrifi C narrative journey where you will have to confront your deepest fears - Can you save them all?: all playable characters can live and all can die. The choices you make will decide their fate. Death could be just around the corner - WHAT WILL YOU DO TO SURVIVE?: Each choice you make has a consequence which can mean life or death for your character. Will you keep your head while struggling to survive? What decisions will you make?

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The Dark Pictures: Man of Medan Reviews

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PC Gamer

81 / 100
PC Gamer

Man of Medan tells a familiar story in a fascinating way, and even moreso with a partner.

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Eurogamer

No Recommendation / Blank
Eurogamer

Supermassive's Dark Pictures anthology gets off to a promising start, but this first nautical instalment winds up a little too promptly.

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IGN

By Lucy O'Brien
7 / 10.0
IGN

It's not easy to keep everyone alive in Man of Medan, and you won't necessarily want to, especially in 2-player co-op.

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Combining Until Dawn's style of mild horror with online multiplayer works great, but the actual story and characters fail to engage.

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Recent News

The Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan — tips and tricks for saving all 5 characters

The Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan — tips and tricks for saving all 5 characters

There are 69 different ways your characters can die in The Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan. We have tips for keeping all five alive.

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The Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan Xbox One review — A creepy, atmospheric voyage to sea

The Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan Xbox One review — A creepy, atmospheric voyage to sea

The Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan is a new narrative-driven game developed by Supermassive Games and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment. Something of a spiritual successor to Until Dawn, Man of Medan succeeds in many ways but plays it safe in others. If you're in the mood for a spooky tale, it's worth checking out.

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