Blair Witch

Bloober Team

Fair Man
OpenCritic Rating
69
Top Critic Average
42%
Critics Recommend
Based on 76 critic reviews
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Blair Witch

Rating Summary

Based on 76 critic reviews
Fair Man

OpenCritic Rating

69

Top Critic Average

42%

Critics Recommend

Based on 76 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PCAug 30, 2019
Xbox OneAug 30, 2019

Developer: Bloober Team

Genres: Horror, Adventure

YOUR DARKEST FEARS WILL AWAKEN IN THESE WOODS. It’s 1996. A young boy disappears in the Black Hills Forest near Burkittsville, Maryland. As Ellis, a former police officer with a troubled past, you join the search. What starts as an ordinary investigation soon turns into an endless nightmare as you confront your fears and the Blair Witch, a mysterious force that haunts the woods… Blair Witch is a first-person, story-driven psychological horror game based on the cinematic lore of Blair Witch. A STORY OF THE HUMAN DESCENT INTO DARKNESS From the creative minds behind the critically acclaimed Layers of Fear, experience first-hand the toll that fear can take on the mind in an original story inspired by the cinematic lore of Blair Witch. FIND THE WAY THROUGH THE HAUNTED WOODS With just your loyal dog Bullet by your side, navigate your way through a cursed forest that warps and distorts both time and space. YOUR SANITY AGAINST HER CURSE Stand against the horrors of the Blair Witch and the decaying sanity of a man burdened by his past. HOW WILL YOU FACE YOUR FEARS? As you delve deeper into the woods, how you react to danger and behave under pressure will ultimately teach you more about yourself.

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Eurogamer

No Recommendation / Blank
Eurogamer

Though its lack of polish, pacing problems, and predictable story make it difficult to recommend unreservedly, Blair Witch is nonetheless packed with a number of successful scares and memorable set-pieces that draw admirably on the franchise's lore - and oh, do I love that dog.

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IGN

By T.J. Hafer
8.9 / 10.0
IGN

Blair Witch is a harrowing walk in the woods that deserves a spot in the horror game pantheon alongside Amnesia, Silent Hill, and their like.

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PC Gamer

58 / 100
PC Gamer

An interesting horror game that never manages to escape the shadow of its '90s inspiration.

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A fine take on psychological horror cut down by bugs and wonkiness.

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Blair Witch gameplay video — Getting lost in the Black Hills Forest

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