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Review: Darkwood

Darkwood's atmosphere is stifling and oppressive. The top-down horror game builds slowly and with purpose; preying on our innate fear of the unknown and the crippling indecision of wondering who to trust. It's a winding, obtuse journey thro...


Review in Progress: Darkwood

Darkwood is a game of gnarled roots and things that go bump in the night. Savages and mutated creatures hide just out of view, obscured by the heavy shadows cast from thick foliage and impossibly high trees. The forest looms overhead. It's ...

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A fresh look at Darkwood before it hits Steam Early Access

Acid Wizard Studio has returned after a year for a new teaser trailer ahead of the Steam Early Access release of Darkwood, its top-down survival horror game that was crowdfunded last year. It's a blend of genres, with roguelike elements an...


Darkwood is my survival horror roguelike dream

A new trailer for Darkwood made itself available today, showcasing some pre-alpha gameplay. It's a top-down affair with elements of survival horror and roguelike gameplay, and is that torchlight doubling as a health status? Yes it is! The ...

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Top-down horror game Darkwood turns to Indiegogo

Acid Wizard Studio's top-down survival horror game Darkwood caught my eye recently with some early gameplay footage. The developers were up front about the possibility of a crowdfunding campaign, and that time has come. It's a good thing, ...

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Darkwood mixes crafting, permadeath, and top-down horror

When I realized that we had neglected to write about Acid Wizard Studio's Darkwood, which made the rounds last week, I jumped at the opportunity to do so now. You might have seen the embedded pre-alpha footage for this "top-down, oldschool...



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