Battle For Survival In Treacherous Waters In ‘Still Wakes The Deep’

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Acclaimed gaming studio The Chinese Room along with Secret Mode has proudly announced their exciting new horror addition, Still Wakes The Deep. Fans got a first glimpse of the first-person psychological horror gameplay at the 2023 Gamescom. The game is set to release in early 2024 on Steam, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5, and the Epic Games Store.

In the year 1975, a catastrophic event befalls the Beira D oil rig situated near the shores of Scotland. As the player, your mission is to navigate the deteriorating rig and rescue your crew from a supernatural terror that exists there.

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Step into the shoes of an offshore oil rig worker. Locked in a battle for survival amidst a brutal storm, treacherous surroundings, and the icy waters of the North Sea. Additionally, all connections to the outside world are cut off. Meaning, that escape routes are nonexistent and leave only a confrontation with the deep terror that has infiltrated the rig.

Embark on a mission to locate your crew members and assist them in staying alive. Navigating through flooded corridors and storm-battered decks by running, climbing, and swimming. Confront horrifying enemies while holding onto the hope of reuniting with your family one day.

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Dive Into The Horror

Leveraging their renowned expertise in world-building, audio, writing, and acting, The Chinese Room presents a masterful fusion of action, suspense, emotions, and wonder. Similarly, Still Wakes The Deep features an authentic cast of Scottish actors.

Immerse yourself in a harrowing tale of a carefully crafted North Sea oil rig. Surprisingly devoid of weapons and supernatural abilities, rely solely on your intuition and resolve. Moreover, strive to endure on an unstable oil rig, where a single misstep could seal your fate.

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Confront Your Fears

Your home has been twisted into a nightmarish realm, where the ordinary morphs into nightmares. Moreover, mysterious noises in the darkness bring forth fear. Push back the urge to retreat, confront the unfamiliar, and stand up to the unknown.

Established in 2010, The Chinese Room is a renowned game development studio situated in Brighton, and it operates under the umbrella of Sumo Digital. Their notable creations include Dear Esther, Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs, Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture, and Little Orpheus. The studio’s primary goal is to craft immersive worlds, shape compelling characters, and interweave narratives that create emotions.

You can now Wishlist Still Wakes The Deep on Steam.


Check out their recent world-building gameplay reveal down below:

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