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The Beast Inside

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Available on:PCOct 17, 2019

Developers: Illusion Ray Studio, Movie Games, PlayWay

Genres: Action, Adventure

The Beast Inside is a unique, gripping twist on thriller and survival horror. The game mixes intriguing story-driven adventure with unnerving survival horror experience. Immerse in the tale of long-buried secrets, personal tragedies, and madness. Play as two protagonists living in different centuries but bounded by dark heritage. Boston, 1979, Adam, the CIA cryptanalyst, leaves the city and moves to the countryside with his wife, Emma. His handlers are afraid they won’t be able to keep him safe there, but Adam believes he needs a peaceful place in the woodland, to take a shot at the military code. His work may alter the course of the Cold War. As it turns out, this area is quite the opposite of a peaceful place they have expected... In the attic Adam finds a mysterious diary written by a man called Nicolas Hyde, allegedly, a past resident of the same house who lived there in the 19th Century. Once opened, the diary carries the nightmares of the past right into Adam’s times, putting the lives of Adam and Emma in great danger. Density increases as these two stories come to an inevitable crash. Distant past and his eternal prisoner - Nicolas against Adam, cryptanalyst from the Cold War. What can it lead to? In tangled times, who will you trust? FEATURES: Explore Blackstone, the forgotten domain of Hyde’s lineage. A rich world designed to complement the thrilling story. Sink in the immersive environment created with photogrammetry technology. Enjoy the realism of a setting achieved by the inclusion of 3D-scanned objects. Play as two independent characters living in different centuries. Take their faiths in your hands and unveil how their stories interfere. Experience a unique history, solve mysteries on your way, collect the clues, and decide by yourself how this story will end. Discover the new levels of horror sharpen by the motion capture technology Use your trusted revolver to shoot your way out from even the most lethal scenarios.

The Beast Inside Critic Reviews

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The perfect mix of survival horror and a traditional adventure video game. An indie with an enviable artistic design and really scary scenarios.

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The Beast Inside is a walking simulator that tries to make the most of the horror setting to create a good but not perfect videogame.

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6 / 10

The Beast Inside has great deep atmosphere and interesting plot, but the impression will definitely be spoiled because of bad stealth sections and wandering through the maze.

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The Beast Inside is a a game with two souls: the first is close to a political thriller, the second one is more suitable for the genre and offers true moments of horror.

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