Doorways is an immersive horror adventure, featuring a complex story and deep atmosphere.
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Mixed (414 reviews) - 64% of the 414 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Sep 20, 2013

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October 5

Doorways: Old Prototype - Now Available FOR FREE!

We introduce you “Doorways: Old Prototype”!

It’s the game we created before the official development of the Doorways saga, during the year 2011.

That’s it! We have been able to open the old project and make it available to publish on Steam for you. And the best of all: IT IS FREE!
Some screenshots:

This prototype, originally called ”Twisted”, at that time was created for the company NGD Studios, but then it was modified almost in every aspect to be developed as an indie game at Saibot Studios, and then become what we all know as “Doorways”.

The style of the game was very different to the ones from the final versions, it was focused in action and platforming, but always keeping the ambience and immersion as the main feature.

Hope you like it :)

The team at Saibot Studios

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September 11

Doorways Digital Artbooks NOW Available!

Hello everybody!

The other day we released three DLCs for the Doorways series, including the art made by Victor Ahmed in Holy Mountains of Flesh and Martin Voychisko in Prelude and The Underworld.

This are cheap DLCs available to download from each game and currently with 10% of discount!

Doorways: Holy Mountains of Flesh - Artbook:

Doorways: The Underworld - Artbook:

Doorways: Prelude - Artbook:

Hope you like this, more material is coming soon!

The team at Saibot Studios

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“Saibot Studios has created something special in Doorways. Visually, it is as accomplished as many AAA titles... The audio is as creepy as you’d expect”
Beef Jack

“...this game does indulge in giving you the creeps, and as a huge fan of horror and someone who rarely ever gets scared, I can say that I loved it.”

“Doorways puede terminar siendo una experiencia que los fanáticos del horror atesoraremos por buen tiempo.”
Muy bueno – SHD

About This Game

Doorways is an episodic first person horror adventure, featuring a complex story and deep atmosphere. Each chapter will challenge you with its fast-paced gameplay and breathtaking visuals and sounds, so prepare to immerse yourself in a terrifying psychological experience.

You're playing as Thomas Foster, a special agent who must track down four psychopaths. Who are these people? What is this place and how did you get here?

These are just some of the questions that you must answer during your journey...

Start playing chapter 1 and 2 now!

Key Features

  • Horrifying exploration adventure with an immersive atmosphere
  • Ingenious puzzles as well as challenges that put your reflexes at test
  • Inspired voice acting by Sam A. Mowry (the voice of Alexander in Amnesia: The Dark Descent)
  • Replayability through many secret places
  • Full Controller support
  • Native Oculus Rift support


Doorways is an episodic game, it's divided in three parts and they can be played separately:

Doorways: Prelude (Chapter 1 & 2):
Doorways: The Underworld (Chapter 3):
Doorways: Holy Mountains of Flesh (Chapter 4):

Achievements do not work on Linux

System Requirements

Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    • OS: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8
    • Processor: Dual core CPU @ 2GHz (Pentium D or better)
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA 6800, ATI 1950
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Sound Card: 100% DirectX 9.0c compatible Audio Device
    • Additional Notes: Keyboard and mouse or Gamepad
    • Processor: 2.9GHz Intel Core i7
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 4000 512mb
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Keyboard and mouse or Gamepad
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-2310 CPU @ 2.90GHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GT 440
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Sound Card: 100% DirectX 9.0c compatible Audio Device
    • Additional Notes: Keyboard and mouse or Gamepad
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
2.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 13
Well it's good for the very little game play it offers 2hr at most... very interesting game play. Convoluted story.... the story.. I liked it but this isn't the full game it's more of a alpha of sorts.. .it cuts off on the start of chapter 3.... with only 3 levels... the tutorial/hub world being 1 of those. The game looks like it was in developer hell....
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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
4.9 hrs on record
Posted: October 18
It's a short game but it takes hours due to the brutal difficulty, confusing levels and unclear objectives. The whole point of the game is to make you lost. They should've called it Doorways: Pre-Lube because all it wants to do is ♥♥♥♥ you.
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161 of 183 people (88%) found this review helpful
11 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
8.0 hrs on record
Posted: November 8, 2015
This game relies way too much on darkness to make its puzzles way more difficult than they need to be. For example, there is a section with a memory-type puzzle, where you have to step on a grid of tiles in the correct sequence to pass. However, the floor is completely dark, so you can't even tell which tile you're standing on. Even if you've memorized the sequence, you still have to make leaps of faith in the darkness and hope you land on the right tile.

If it takes you 2 hours to solve a puzzle that could be solved in 10 seconds with the lights on, that's a pretty poorly designed puzzle.
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88 of 105 people (84%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
5.4 hrs on record
Posted: January 19, 2014
Doorways present itself as a survival horror game but it is more about exploration than anything else.

The gameplay is pretty straight forward and too simplistic in design. Sometimes you may be required to do a little platforming as well which isn’t perfect but not too terrible either. The sections with traps requiring you to use surrounding hints to find solution of avoiding traps were particular nice. Other than such moments, most of you time you will be just going on exploration and scavenger hunts in the game. Reach from start to end and find out any items or keys that you may need to unlock the next portion of the game.

Throughout the game you can find hidden collectables called ‘relics’. These add some nice replayability to the game. The relics are well hidden and should prove a nice challenge to players attempting to gather them.

Doorways is something to look into. I loved the atmosphere, the music, and all the creepy, subtle effects. I think everything came together to create a memorable experience, in the end, despite some of the nagging issues.
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60 of 71 people (85%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
4.2 hrs on record
Posted: September 16, 2014
Linux notes: Achievements are broken in Linux, and the devs seem to be ignoring the community calling for it to be fixed. This irks me to no end when devs do this.

Other than that, this game isn't all that scary. It's a "haunted house" game -- walk around until something pops out and goes "BOO!" The player's character is never put in any real danger.

The game is dark. I mean really dark. It's like they didn't want you to see anything. They even did that "film grain" thing a lot of dev teams do in order to gloss over the fact they copied and pasted most of the level, and are using generic textures. Darkness isn't scary if there's nothing in it.

The puzzles are extremely simple. There are unnecessary slow-paced parkour sections ... just because why not. The most interesting thing to do is searching for collectibles just to get an achievement. Lame.

That being said, the atmosphere is alright. The sound design is probably the best part of the game.

Scariness: 3/10
Gameplay: 4/10
Atmosphere: 7/10
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74 of 94 people (79%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
1.9 hrs on record
Posted: October 11, 2014
Where as I loved this game, and found it immersive, and enjoyable, I wouldn't recommend getting it. The devs are almost non-interactive, and it's been almost a year since this game came out with the promise that people who bought this would get chapters 3 & 4 free when they were released. This isn't the case now, and had I know that I wouldn't have paid this price for the game. As beautiful as it is, it's not worth the price for half a game riddled with glitchyness. Not to mention the devs removing/locking threads which are unfavourable. If you can find it super cheap, grab it up for sure, but don't hope for anything past chaptesr 1 & 2. Real disappointed in these guys.
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48 of 57 people (84%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
1.1 hrs on record
Posted: September 27, 2014
"Action"? "Survival Horror"? You must be joking.

Area 1 is a tutorial. Area 2 involves walking from place to place in order, picking up notes. Area 3 involves walking round and round in circles assembling bits of broken machinery.

There is no action. You have no weapons. You can't run from anything that threatens you - you either have to avoid it or face it.

Not only is it a DULL, DULL game with absolutely NOTHING of interest happening, the devs aren't interested in patching it. They've known about bugs and glitches for months but are too busy stealing money from people with "Chapter 3".

Oh yes. If you haven't heard, this was an Early Access game. Parts 1&2 were released initially, with the rest of the game to follow when it was done. Not only have they not bothered fixing what was broken with parts 1&2, but they've decided they're entitled to charge for the rest of the game. So anybody who helped them by buying Early Access now has to pay again to get the game they've already paid for.

Even if the game was amazing I wouldn't recommend it, simply because this sort of behaviour should NOT be encouraged.
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48 of 63 people (76%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
18.7 hrs on record
Posted: September 21, 2013
Hey guys and gals, ladies, and germs. I'm an Ex-Bawks controller fan myself however the KB&M function works just fine. I have to admit it's different than what I expected. In some ways it also reminded me a bit of the MYST series. This survival horror game will throw a lot of surprises, puzzles and creatures that want to see you dead. You'll play through a dark environment picking up pieces , clues and items along the way. You play as the protagonist known as Thomas Foster. An Agent that was assigned to track down criminals and psychotics. The game plays in set chapters and has an auto save feature. The in game controls set to default but can be altered at any time. If you haven’t picked up this little gem yet, consider this game the next time you’re in the market for a unique and fun experience.
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39 of 49 people (80%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
4.7 hrs on record
Posted: October 12, 2013
This is an interesting psychological horror game, this game is 100% episodic which means you have to wait for each chapter to be released (After you beaten a chapter you get to guess what the devs will come up next) & the protagonist is voiced by Sam Mowry. (He's the same guy who voiced the antagonist in Amnesia: The Dark Descent & many other games)
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37 of 50 people (74%) found this review helpful
3.6 hrs on record
Posted: May 26, 2014
Doorways is a really good game but i wouldent exactally call it survival horror more horror puzzle first person game.
Now i will say why i think this,i love survival horror games and this game just does not fit with me into that catagory,there are no weapons to pick up no enemies to fight and the items you do collect all come in handy but for solving puzzles (just like in resident evil i suppose) snd thats what drives the game.
The graphics really suit this game (and for an indie title are really good) and the creepy and earie sounds only help to make the whole experience that more unnereving.The story is really good and one that is very adult in nature and we dont see much of that lately (THE CAT LADY is another fine example of this also),i really dont know where the main character is my only guess is that he is some sort of dream walker and is in the killers minds that he is after,but whatever it is the story is engaging and really quite on the obscure side also.The 2 parts of the story that are here are both good and to be honest my only complaint is that they are rather short and when done you will only really want to go back to play through again to get achievements you havent got.Having said that what is on offer is entertaining and engrossing enough that any adult looking for a game that will engage them in a different way wont go wrong with this game,just dont expect it to last forever.
Lets hope that the next chapters get released soon and that we can and will find out what and who THOMAS FOSTER actually is,as to be honest he is one hell of an enigma.
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10.8 hrs
Posted: October 18
Dark, scary, atmospheric, 8/10
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0.5 hrs
Posted: September 22
I can litreally reccomened this whole game soley for Sam A. Mowry's OMINOUS voice.
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2.3 hrs
Posted: August 27
This is definitely a good horror game. It has good atmosphere and antagonists which will make you cower in fear and want to hide in a corner. The difficulty is not overwhelmingly ridiculous, while not being too easy. It will keep you on your toes and perhaps make you cry a bit.
One of the things I really liked was the huge variety of gameplay environments. You go through dark forests, a castle, and more.
Some other reviewers complained about it being too dark. I'm guessing most of them didn't go into the game's video settings, where the brightness can be turned up (it's set to minimum by default). I never had a problem with it being too dark.
The only thing I did not like about this game was its inventory mechanics. At times, you need to hurry and grab something out of your inventory (and I mean, really quickly), but it takes a good few seconds to pull up the inventory and take something out. That's just enough time for one of the antagonists to murder you.
Overall, though, I strongly recommend this game.
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1.1 hrs
Posted: August 14
Just finished the first chapter, already scared of my wits.
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Dig, Larry, dig!
5.7 hrs
Posted: August 9
This series continues to impress. Excellent game!
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3.9 hrs
Posted: August 2
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2.4 hrs
Posted: July 21
Cool horror puzzle exploration game. This game started it off for doorways and the other games just get better. Only problem is it's short but it's a fun little game.
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Toy Bon Bon Games
3.5 hrs
Posted: July 15
This game relies way too much on darkness to make its puzzles way more difficult than they need to be. But I sometimes enjoy that. This might not be the best horror game, but I had fun with it. I had to turn my brightness up to max to play half of it, but that doesn't bother me. I thought the story-line was interesting, the controls however are a little frustrating at times, to be honest, I had an easier time playing with a keyboard than a game-pad, and that doesn't happen often. I still recommend this game, but if you want to buy it, wait until it's on sale
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