Betrayer is a first person action adventure game that takes you to the New World at the turn of the 17th century. The year is 1604. You sailed from England expecting to join a struggling colony on the coast of Virginia. Instead, you find only ghosts and mysteries. What catastrophe blighted the land and drained it of color and life?
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Release Date: Mar 24, 2014

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“My 7 Favorite Shooters of 2014: Betrayer is a special game, one I believe everyone should play, given the chance.”
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“this is absolutely a project worth supporting if you appreciate atmospheric first-person games.”
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“PAX Prime 2013 Awards: Up and Comer Award. Now for the Up and Comer award, our rising star, I'm going to have to give it to a game that dazzled me.”
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About This Game

Betrayer is a first person action adventure game that takes you to the New World at the turn of the 17th century.

The year is 1604. You sailed from England expecting to join a struggling colony on the coast of Virginia. Instead, you find only ghosts and mysteries. What catastrophe blighted the land and drained it of color and life? Where are the settlers and tribes who lived here?

Clue by clue, you must piece together the story of what befell this doomed settlement and find a way to set things right. You will be hunted by corrupted Conquistadors and ravening shadows as you explore an expansive wilderness in order to trace the brief, tragic history of the colony and search for survivors.

Key Features

  • Explore large, open environments teeming with danger and discovery. Chart your own course in search of clues and treasures.
  • Switch between two distinct worlds featuring different enemies, obstacles, and threats.
  • Wield early 17th century weaponry including muskets, bows, crossbows, and tomahawks. Upgrade your arsenal by purchasing or finding faster, deadlier, longer-ranged weapons.
  • Charge headlong into battle with guns blazing or pick enemies off quietly. A novel, movement-based stealth system lets you hide in plain sight or use the wind to mask your footsteps.
  • Equip ability-enhancing Charms to complement your play style, granting anything from extra health to faster movement to improved stealth.
  • Play with the default visual style for maximum eeriness and tension or customize the color and contrast settings to suit your tastes.

About Blackpowder Games

Our ongoing mission is to create first person action experiences that are distinctive, compelling, and memorable regardless of scope or platform. Most of the founders began this quest together over 15 years ago at Monolith Productions and have continued to refine and improve our craft as a team ever since. We expect to continue on this righteous path for centuries to come now that the Singularity is just around the corner.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows Vista 64-bit
    • Processor: 3.0 GHz dual core or better
    • Memory: 3 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Graphics: DirectX 9 compatible with 1GB video RAM or better (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460/AMD Radeon HD 6850)
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    • Sound Card: Windows compatible stereo sound card
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows Vista 64-bit / Windows 7 64-bit/ Windows 8 64-bit
    • Processor: 2.4 GHz quad core or better (enhanced for multi-core processors)
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Graphics: DirectX 9 compatible with 2GB video RAM or better (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti/AMD Radeon HD 6870)
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    • Sound Card: Windows compatible stereo sound card
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Cremo
( 27.0 hrs on record )
Posted: May 27
Interesting, and creative first-person adventure game

This game is pretty like Skyrim, althought this game is not that complex. The story is a little bit weird for me, and I couldn't do anything with the ending. Although I enjoyed every bit of the game. There are a few hard achievements connecting to this game.

If I were you, I would pick it up on a sale.
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JeRiL
( 7.4 hrs on record )
Posted: May 25
The main draw of this game is the art style. Worth a playthrough once. Replayability is low, though.
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mistertacosseven
( 2.1 hrs on record )
Posted: May 24
Betrayer is a fun FPS adventure game that definitely stands apart from other games. There isn't really many RPG elements so I wouldn't go in expecting such, but it is still a compelling little story type game. It is set in a world with two variations, light and dark, during colonial times. The backstory and messages scattered across the map are in no way dull and do not detract from the main story like in some games and the main storyline seems interesting enough.


The only issues I currently have with the game are the enemies with their extreme ranged accuracy, enemies having really wide detection ranges, no voice acting whatsoever (which is okay still), and not much in terms of customization of anything (which is also okay because it seems like more of a story game anyways).

It does a lot of things well though, such as the animations, the sounds, the graphics, and just the individual character of the game. I would say it is worth picking up because it really does have an interesting style that will keep you occupied for awhile.

7.8/10
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ομοφυλόφιλος
( 1.2 hrs on record )
Posted: May 24
Headphones are your best friend and your worst enemy.
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Jork
( 12.5 hrs on record )
Posted: May 23
Excellent. Just excellent. If you want a FPS with loads of hand holding look elsewhere. If you want a tricky, stealth(ish), thoughtful story driven game then you should play this.

There are LOADS of good points (story, setting, style etc), with very few negatives. In fact I'm struggling to think of any negatives.

Take your time and enjoy the setting and enviroment. It's worth it.
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Squidloaf
( 9.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 18
Great atmosphere for sure. The level design is perfect for the story. Worth the play through and purchase for sure.
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Bobbo2112
( 13.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 16
Pretty fun game. Color scheme was cool, but made some enemies (flaming natives) nearly impossible to see. Thankfully you can adjust it on the fly.

The animal sounds for enemies has had lasting effects. I played and finished this game about a month ago. Lately I've been watching True Blood and those bird call in the background of the show are idential to a certain enemy type in the game. When I hear that in the show my ears perk up a bit since I'm used to thinking there is an enemy near.

7/10
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Bane902
( 2.0 hrs on record )
Posted: May 16
Would somone please tell me the ♥♥♥♥ is the point of this game ? it's aimless and dull, why do I want to explore all these empty places, why do I want to collect all the ♥♥♥♥ that in this game, there nothing that makes want to continue playing, no story that's interesting and no combat system that's enjoyable and certainly no visual scenery that's worth seeing.

it's a checklist of a game that's leaves you wondering " Why am I playing this " halfway through it, Buy it on sale or spare yourself the waste of time and don't buy it at all.
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tombfun38
( 1.2 hrs on record )
Posted: May 15
something different for fps's. great artwork, great game !
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IRISH_DEVIL13
( 1.7 hrs on record )
Posted: May 15
This game is really unique and the games theme is amazing. i love the art work of the game and i like the combat. this game is worth the price and will not dissapoint
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MW2K
( 16.1 hrs on record )
Posted: May 15
The good
Creepy
Atmospheric
Great music and sound effects
Intriguing and deep story once you get into it
Lots of hair-raising moments
Love the default washed-out graphics

The bad
Repetitve objectives - you practically do the same things every area you go to
Limited monster varieties
Close combat can be troublesome
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Captain Laserbash
( 14.1 hrs on record )
Posted: May 14
One of the strangest, jankiest, and somehow most rewarding games I've played. Makes me think what of the STALKER series. Its slow pace can be a little offputting, but I'd really reccomend sticking with it to see if it can get underneath your skin the way it did mine.
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Dracula Spelled Backwards
( 8.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 13
This game is like spending 8 hours running in circles on the first map of Silent Hill, then giving up and reading the summary of the plot on Wikipedia.

Starts well with great creepy atmosphere and sound, and ends up having a pretty good story and ending. The problem is that this game is fun for about an hour at the start, and about an hour at the end, but the 5 or 6 hours in between are incredibly tedious, repetitive, and pointless. You will run in circles for hours covering identical areas to find clues that tell you nothing and fighting the same enemies over and over, until any sense of fear or curiosity is burned out of you by sheer over exposure. Even accidentally skipping over some minor and insignificant clue will force you to go back and search for it, only to learn that it "reveals" some uninteresting fact you had already guessed hours ago.

The sidequests are what ruin this game. Even the sidequests that have a plot and point to them, you'll either figure out what happened or stop caring long before you finish the breadcrumb trail. And the game forces you to do every single time sink of a sidequest to progress to the main story, requiring a huge amount of backtracking and busywork in a game that was already painfully repetetive.

I would mark it as neutral, just for the visuals and sound, which are excellent, but that isn't an option. I can't really reccomend it unless you enjoy very slow, meticulous, and repetetive games.
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George Zimmer
( 7.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 13
When you first enter Betrayer, you're struck by the awesome monochromatic art design, the atmosphere of foreboding, and you get filled with a great sense of adventure.

It doesn't last long however, each area being much the same as the last, with the same enemies, same mechanics, same scenery. Things that were once fun to run around and collect become a chore. Enemy types are very few, and do not scale well with the ever-increasing power of your arsenal. Monsters that were scary once soon become little more than roadbumps (unless playing on the highest difficulty). There is some decent flavor text scattered about in the side-quests, except the final story quest requires you to backtrack over every single area and solve every single mystery before you can beat the game, which once again turns something that could have been an interesting side-quest into a tedious chore.

I recommend only buying on a steep sale, or not at all.
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L0stLP
( 11.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 12
A descent game about helping ghosts find peace.
It is presented in a black and white forest landscape with the color red used for enemies or points of interest.
(You can change it to color if you want.)
The weapons are divided in bows(x2), crossbows and flint lock(x2), the bows are fast, the rest have to be reloaded after every shot, there is also a melee attack as a last resort, but you will need charms to improve it.
The first map (not the tutorial one), is the only one that has to be done in stealth, because you only have the worst weapons in the game and until you get the charm for melee damage you have less options. The second map starts spawning enemies that know where you are making stealth very difficult, but you should have better weapons and be far more active and aggressive, the hardest sections are the totem cleansing ones, because you run out of combat space fast, if you don't start prepared.
The game is divided in two worlds the overworld with conquistadors and burned indians, and the world of the dead with skeletons and banshees. Sometimes spiders and spore traps in later levels. All enemies are competent and will provide a challenge, depending on who sees the other first.
The story is based on early colonial times, you go around and find clues, then you ask the ghosts about the items and puzzle together what happened, in the end freeing their souls.
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NATESOR
( 10.0 hrs on record )
Posted: May 11
If you enjoy a good short horror story with a twist or two, then this is the game for you! "Investigations" are essentially that. A means of unvieling a series of (pretty damn good) short stories to the player mixed in with some combat and exploration.

The art design and sound are well done, and generate an appropriately spooky and haunting atmosphere. Being able to tune the amount of stylization was a good choice by the developer. I'll admit I was initially interested in the game because of the stark black, white, and red color scheme, but as I played I turned it to the more realistic color scheme. This only affects the daylight sections of the game. The night time is trichrome no matter the settings, balancing out the day sections.

The combat is surprisingly ok, but a little more feedback on your health would have been nice, as I died often without really realizing how injured I was.

I would have appreciated if the stories were tied to the enviroment a little more. Enviromental story telling is what videogames can really excell at, and while I can tell the developer made an effort to do that, I can only wish they had more time and a bigger budget to really flush out the world and details.

Mr. Skeltal Approves. 8/10
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JunioR
( 4.4 hrs on record )
Posted: May 9
This game is fun. I love the environment and lighting. I am actually starting a Gameplay series on YouTube. You can find it on my channel on the link when it is up. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrRPjXFI-PdD6gM0xT0BxDg
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Action Ravandil
( 9.1 hrs on record )
Posted: May 9
I seldom write reviews, but this is a game that deserves to be heard of, played, and enjoyed. If anyone reads this, and wants to know anything about this game, just know that the trailer video is all you need to tell you if this game is for you. This isn't a AAA 60$ game by any means, but I would have happily dropped 15$+ for such a gem.

9/10 - A definite must have for 5$
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redarachnid
( 10.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 9
Great experience, especially for an Indie game at $5. It isn't perfect, but I would say it is better than some AAA titles I've played. Only real problem I had was enemies seeing me through hills/trees sometimes. Nice graphics, nice soundscape. Overall thumbs up!
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ThePCGamer101
( 5.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 7
DISCLAIMER: This is a full review, and NOT a first impressions review like all my other reviews, if you want a better full review, then please read better reviews then mine

Betrayer is a game developed by Blackpowder Games and uses the Unreal Engine 3. You play a character who has washed up on the shores on a mysterious land, you meet a woman in a red hood, and over the course of the game you need to find out what happened and where the heck everyone is, the game, as far as I heard is inspired by a true story

The game is a first person shooter type game with rogue-lite elements in it. If you die, you lose all your stuff and you have to go and find the stuff you lost, however you can turn off this mechanic in the settings menu. You have basic old weapons, such as a bow and arrows, a common pistol and a musket. All with their real reloading and such, and this gives the game a unique feel to it, but can be frustrating at times when hordes of enemies come after you

The game does introduce stealth into it however the stealth mechanics aren't the greatest and easily avoidable. The enemies in the game are terrifying, from the red eyed Spaniards roaming the land to the undead, all with their terrifying sound effects. The game as whole is scary and unsettling at times, but I wouldn't call this a flat out horror game

The game also introduces a mechanic where you can travel between the living world to the other world, an even more unsettling part of the game. In this section of the game you have to find graves, clues and souls whereas in the living world, you have to find locations, letters and evidence. Over the course of the game, you will meet the only living person besides you, which is the red hooded woman

The game as a whole is beautiful, although nothing eye popping, the game does manage to deliver in the environments and atmosphere, the game is mainly in black and white with red colouring pin pointing the Spainiards and the red hooded woman as well as clues and evidence. In the other world, the world is much darker. Thankfully, you do not have to play the whole 5 hours all in black and white and you can change the colour saturation to make the game more colourful, however, this cannot be changed in the other world

Now, to my main complaint. The overall length and repition. I have to say the story wise, the game is fantastic and really had me hooked in its 5 hour or so campaign, however, the constant running in the woods, shooting some enemies, finding letters and clues and graves and travelling to the other world and seeing some dialogue whilst shooting another set of enemies in a whole of 5 hours is boring and unnecessary. Honestly, the beginning of the game was really interesting, as well as the ending and nearing the final bit of the game, but the middle part of the game was so boring that I did not even want to finish the game

Betrayer tries to hook you in with its atmosphere and environments but fails on diversity in other stuff. The story was very interesting, but killed by constant chores in every single map that the game offered

Betrayer is one of those types of games that only a few people would enjoy, if you look games with a good story, fantastic atmosphere and environments, whilst running on your own with no help from the game but doesn't mind the long repition the give it a try, if one of the above doesn't strike your fancy, then I'd said, leave this game aside

RECOMMENDED :)
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12 of 18 people (67%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
7.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 13
When you first enter Betrayer, you're struck by the awesome monochromatic art design, the atmosphere of foreboding, and you get filled with a great sense of adventure.

It doesn't last long however, each area being much the same as the last, with the same enemies, same mechanics, same scenery. Things that were once fun to run around and collect become a chore. Enemy types are very few, and do not scale well with the ever-increasing power of your arsenal. Monsters that were scary once soon become little more than roadbumps (unless playing on the highest difficulty). There is some decent flavor text scattered about in the side-quests, except the final story quest requires you to backtrack over every single area and solve every single mystery before you can beat the game, which once again turns something that could have been an interesting side-quest into a tedious chore.

I recommend only buying on a steep sale, or not at all.
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
Recommended
9.1 hrs on record
Posted: May 9
I seldom write reviews, but this is a game that deserves to be heard of, played, and enjoyed. If anyone reads this, and wants to know anything about this game, just know that the trailer video is all you need to tell you if this game is for you. This isn't a AAA 60$ game by any means, but I would have happily dropped 15$+ for such a gem.

9/10 - A definite must have for 5$
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
Recommended
21.7 hrs on record
Posted: April 30
Im saying this without sugarcoating my words, this game is one of the best 5$ games ive ever played. The world in the game is exceptionally beautiful. Its kind of a creepy game which anyone can play unlike games like outlast, etc. There are no jumpscares. Weapons are very well optimized(you dont suddenly become a god jsut because you have the best weapon in the game).

This game is like a tiny bottle of expensive wine you buy seldom, you really enjoy it with one sip and its awesome. The other AAA games are big tons of content like a 6pack which pretty much does the same thing as a wine but doesnt give you that special feeling/taste.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
10.0 hrs on record
Posted: May 11
If you enjoy a good short horror story with a twist or two, then this is the game for you! "Investigations" are essentially that. A means of unvieling a series of (pretty damn good) short stories to the player mixed in with some combat and exploration.

The art design and sound are well done, and generate an appropriately spooky and haunting atmosphere. Being able to tune the amount of stylization was a good choice by the developer. I'll admit I was initially interested in the game because of the stark black, white, and red color scheme, but as I played I turned it to the more realistic color scheme. This only affects the daylight sections of the game. The night time is trichrome no matter the settings, balancing out the day sections.

The combat is surprisingly ok, but a little more feedback on your health would have been nice, as I died often without really realizing how injured I was.

I would have appreciated if the stories were tied to the enviroment a little more. Enviromental story telling is what videogames can really excell at, and while I can tell the developer made an effort to do that, I can only wish they had more time and a bigger budget to really flush out the world and details.

Mr. Skeltal Approves. 8/10
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.1 hrs on record
Posted: May 4
Betrayer is a nice game really. It can be pretty scary alot of the time, with these loud sounds and screams. The enemies are well balanced to each new settlement. But maybe the game can get boring a little after some hours, but you should just really get going, only because of the story. The story is put together well, and it has a nice map. But overall I rate this game 7/10.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
11.8 hrs on record
Posted: May 6
This game is perfect in creating a specific atmosphere, especially when played in black and white, as intended. Graphic is astonishing and the light/dark (day/night) gameplays are a great idea, which fits perfectly into the game's mood.
The story is all right. Not great, not bad neither. Average. Intriguing at first, a little borring in the middle, with quite interesting ending which seems to depend a little bit on players choice.
It's definitly not an AAA game, but in my opinion a perfect first game of a new studio. Gameplay takes around 7-10 hours, which for $5 is worth a try. At least I am glad I played it. It was something new.
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
Recommended
16.1 hrs on record
Posted: May 15
The good
Creepy
Atmospheric
Great music and sound effects
Intriguing and deep story once you get into it
Lots of hair-raising moments
Love the default washed-out graphics

The bad
Repetitve objectives - you practically do the same things every area you go to
Limited monster varieties
Close combat can be troublesome
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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
Recommended
9.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 18
Great atmosphere for sure. The level design is perfect for the story. Worth the play through and purchase for sure.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
Recommended
13.6 hrs on record
Posted: May 16
Pretty fun game. Color scheme was cool, but made some enemies (flaming natives) nearly impossible to see. Thankfully you can adjust it on the fly.

The animal sounds for enemies has had lasting effects. I played and finished this game about a month ago. Lately I've been watching True Blood and those bird call in the background of the show are idential to a certain enemy type in the game. When I hear that in the show my ears perk up a bit since I'm used to thinking there is an enemy near.

7/10
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37 of 45 people (82%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
4.1 hrs on record
Posted: April 20
ATTENTION: AMD USERS

DO NOT BUY!!!!

Read the steam forum thread: https://steamcommunity.com/app/243120/discussions/1/558752451333082368/

It has been 2 years, and this has never been resolved. Both the devs and AMD have abandoned all efforts to solve this bug.

I believe the solution lies more with AMD, since this issue is very specific to their GPUs and their GPUs ONLY.

This game is all about atmosphere. Before I got my AMD R7 360, this game was immersive, despite being black and white (with some red, sometimes) only. I played it with a pair of 7.1 surround gaming headset and the audio was fantastic. But these two bugs (and there are more), really ruins it.

So, if you want to play this game and you happen to be an AMD user, don't. I for one will switch to Nvidia first before I play this again..
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21 of 27 people (78%) found this review helpful
10 people found this review funny
Recommended
4.7 hrs on record
Posted: April 24
Stop buying skins for CS:GO for once and buy this game. You won't regret it.
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10 of 11 people (91%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
37.3 hrs on record
Posted: April 20
Am I the only one who gets chills or goosebumps with the sound effects in this game?

To anyone wondering if you can change the contrast of color in the game to make it colorful : YES : you can change it in the settings you don't have to play it in black and white.

Betrayer is a very unique indie game.

It's fps in a sense where you have a variety of weapons in your arsenal including bows, short bows, muskets, pistols, grenades, and even a tomahawk slashy thing.

It has several large maps filled with clues, secrets, enemies, and weapons. My favorite weapon in this game are definitely the bows because it's so fun to use.

It's not really a scary game I think it's just the sound effects that give me goosebumps when wearing headphones.

Overall it's a great indie game.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
26.2 hrs on record
Posted: March 13
For whom the bell tolls

Blackpowder Games deserve praise for attempting something a little different with BETRAYER, and although it remains, at heart, an action RPG, they have succeeded in taking the genre in an unusual and interesting direction. This is a game that’s big on atmosphere, even if it is a tad light on content. Visually the game is quite unique, and the small indie studio have managed to create a world that’s far more eery and mysterious than can be found in most AAA horror titles. And this creepy atmosphere is further enhanced by excellent audio design. The combat is fun and reasonably challenging, and it does stealth pretty well too. It would, perhaps, gain something from a wider variety of environments and maybe from some voice acting, but on the whole this is an excellent little game. And it’s also great value for money. Some have criticised BETRAYER for being repetitive but personally I found my 26 hours within the game thoroughly enjoyable, and it never felt like a grind. And I managed to get all the achievements – huzzah! Sequel please.
4/5
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
39.4 hrs on record
Posted: March 7
Short, immersive game. Beautifully detailed graphics, especially for dx9. Simple gameplay, no nonsensical puzzles or long quests. Well-rounded overall, an excellent purchase even at full price.
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11 of 18 people (61%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
9.5 hrs on record
Posted: April 8
Betrayer acts like the name states, builds up your trust then stabs you in the back at the end and proceeds to mock you while doing so. While I thought this would be a fun game it was far from it for me and felt more like a chore. The main character is a blank slate who gets practically no development throughout the entire game whatsoever. The black and white and red color scheme is nice for about five minutes then it gets annoying, luckily you can change the color settings in one of the menus. The game for me ran at a solid 15 frames per second the entire playthrough, im not sure if its the game or my machine so i will give it the benefit of the doubt. The main characters task is to go around as mundane exorcist Sherlock Homes who help wraiths come to terms with the horrible murder/♥♥♥♥/suicide they or a loved one committed. excluding the wraiths the only other interactable npc is little red riding hood who appartently has amnesia and a twin sister. The interactions with her are very bare bones and seem absolutely pointless as the game seems more focused on her than you. There is no music or dialogue/speech sounds in the entire game making things feel unfinished, it does add to the creepy factor though. I will admit the game did catch me off gaurd with a few creepy/scary moments. One thing i did enjoy was the introduction of new enemies for the first three stages which helped spice things up, but then things became stale again. There is major repitition in each level involving finding ghosts and objects then using said objects to trigger the memories of the ghosts so that they can forgive themsevles for murdering their friends/loved ones. You do this for every area over and over again, rinse and repeat. By the time you get to the last stage it was my wits end over the difficulty and frustration in the last fight. To top it all off the ending leaves you feeling betrayed and almost robbed of your time playing through this game. I wasnt able to see how great of a game this is but if you are still dead set on buying it I would recommend buying it during a steam sale or humble bundle as I do not think it is worth the full price.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
12.3 hrs on record
Posted: March 8
A neat black&white forest navigation game with FPS, RPG, stealth and supernatural elements.

The story pieces itself together as you progress through the game, and turns out to be really good. If you have this in your library, definitely give it a try sometime.

The gameplay starts feeling repetitive after a while. You transition between independent areas, which contain npcs, quest spots, enemies, chests and other stuff (all can be shown on the map). Find all the pickups and resolve all the tasks, and it's off to the next area. There's a dual-world mechanic, and heavy focus on audio cues.

The difficulty is fairly low, since you carry a healing item (up to 4 charges) which can be refilled for free, you can fast-travel beween checkpoints in the area, and death just respawns all enemies. Also, those throwable tomahawks which instakill anything, they're great.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
11.1 hrs on record
Posted: April 4
Interesting story, was enjoying to explore the world.
Achievements were easy to obtain, except some grind based.
There were some minor bugs, but nothing game-breaking.

8.5/10
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
7.2 hrs on record
Posted: March 9
Game is gr8,Interesting exploration/investigation.
If you don't like black white red colors, you can turn on colors, but then is harder to see enemies.
And the game scared me few times :D

This song explains everything: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6-ZGAGcJrk

8.5/10 spooks :gaper:
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Recommended
8.3 hrs on record
Posted: March 31
★★★☆☆
The game was quite a fun experience, the black and white graphics style gives the game a very unique feel and also makes you focus on the sound a bit more, which is important since this game is a wonderful audible experience, the games progression is quite nice, enemies becoming more dangerous while at the same time you can get better equipment to even things out , that said the games story is quite lacking for me, it took me quite a while to finish this game because there is no ultimate goal motivating me to play further, the maps are also very repetitive , every time you get to a new area you go through the same steps of finding every item swapping worlds then doing the same, anyways the game has good controls and gameplay, a good story once it pays off and a nice progression system 3/5!
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Recommended
3.9 hrs on record
Posted: March 24
First hour of gameplay:

Wow, this indie game sure looks cool.

Black and White aesthetic is cool, I guess. Too bad that's all the game's limited to.

Huh, I'm having some frame hiccups, lemme go into options and see if I can fix that.

"Saturation Slider"

I wonder what that does

...WHAT

Oh also there's spooky skellingtons and a pretty compelling narrative about European expansion in the Americas or something

10/10 sometimes the beauty is on the inside and it takes a color saturation slider to bring it out
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