Depth Hunter 2 is an underwater hunting game, allowing the complete experience of the spearfishing extreme sport!
User reviews:
Recent:
Positive (34 reviews) - 82% of the 34 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Mostly Positive (546 reviews) - 75% of the 546 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Aug 20, 2014

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About This Game

Depth Hunter 2 offers 25 exciting missions in 3 huge locations around the world. Players will hunt different fish species and face the difficulties of breath-holding spearfishing, an ancient fishing method.

Players will also have to find treasures and get the possibility to take underwater photos to capture the beauty of the simulated, detailed and lively underwater worlds they’re exploring also in a exploration mode.

Spearfishing and Underwater Hunting are ancient fishing and hunting methods, used to catch fish by using a mechanical harpoon. Today, spearfishing is a sports activity in many countries around the world, especially in the UK, around the Mediterranean Sea and in South America. Spearfishers hunt while diving apnea, holding their breath, so have to coordinate their energy carefully while monitoring their prey, especially in tactically challenging hunting situations.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.2 GHz or AMD Athlon X2 2.7 GHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVidia GeForce 8800. ATI equivalent. Intel Integrated Graphics HD3000
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 920 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7 or 8
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVidia GeForce 8800 or higher. ATI equivalent. Intel Integrated Graphics HD4000+
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 920 MB available space
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Positive (34 reviews)
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PrinzEugen
( 11.1 hrs on record )
Posted: May 2
There is not that much to tell about this game: it's a very casual fishing/diving simulator, in which you spend all of your time underwater, swimming gently along some nice (sub-)tropical settings, mostly reefs. The gameplay consists of either catching the required fish, or of exploring the surroundings - either by taking "perfect" photographs of several fish, or by searching for lost treasures. There is a small element of advancing through the game, since you gather experience and money with every catch or find with which you can buy better equipment.

The main game consists of three diving locations, to which several can be added by buying the different dlc's. Every location can either be completed by fulfilling the different "mission goals" (which are mostly very basic), or can be just enjoyed swimming along in a free mode. This swimming, looking around and catching fish definitely has something very relaxing about it - this is the perfect game to play after a stressful day at work.

But the game does lack some features which would make it more attractive - I'd love to get some more information on the different fish swimming around me, and the diving-simulator part really is extremely basic. Everything is being handled automatically, which in a real-world dive surely would not be the case. Some element of action or even tension would have been incorporated here.

All in all, this is a game which offers just what it aims to do: a relaxing, nice experiencing, without any difficulty whatsoever. The Steam achievements are mostly easy to get, except for some overtly grinding ones (I don't expect too many people to spend 24 real-time hours underwater in this game).

Recommended to anyone looking for a casual, relaxing experience.
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siflah
( 2.9 hrs on record )
Posted: April 27
Simple diving and exploration game, relaxing music with nice graphics.
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Steven410
( 7.3 hrs on record )
Posted: April 27
very good game
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♥[APERTURE]PHIDIAS♥
( 2.4 hrs on record )
Posted: April 20
This game is a bit relaxing for me , so I am saying "Yes" .
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FeelsBadMan
( 1.8 hrs on record )
Posted: April 13
Nice and relaxing game, casual playstyle with easy missions.
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bubbaste
( 1.9 hrs on record )
Posted: April 10
This game is great to relax and forget you have the hangover from hell to. Very simplistic and ambient.
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Monkey sees what you did there
( 0.4 hrs on record )
Posted: April 9
sooooooooooooooo boooooooriiiinnnnnng
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Levi
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: April 9
Hai salut!
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*ILOVEGAMESTOO*
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: March 31
CUTE LITTLE GAME.... PRETTY UNDERWATER LOL NOT A REAL RUSH BUT CUTE IN GENERAL....
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truthwarrior
( 1.5 hrs on record )
Posted: March 27
I play this game with my kids. Basically it’s an underwater treasure hunt. The game is beautiful and full. Scuba diving at its best!
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Salt The Fries
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: March 26
Looks neat, but can't play because there's no remappable keys or joystick buttons. The developers have said this is "On their to-do list", but since that note was 2 years ago, it's probably safe to say it's abandoned.
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Kilaker
( 4.8 hrs on record )
Posted: March 22
This was my "happy place" for hours. Unfortunately it didn't last for as long as I would have wished. The game start you off very easy, catch some fish then find some treasure. After that you get to take photos of the beautiful underwater world that Depth Hunter offers. With the xp you earn from catching fish, photographing and collecting treasure you unlock upgraded equipment that make your harpoon line longer, better accuracy, zoom for the camera and bigger oxygen tanks so you can be in teh water for longer periods of time before surfacing. There are 3 beautiful locations you can dive in: Thailand, South Africe and the Bahamas. They come (of course) with different species to hunt and photograph and new missions in each location. The down side to this is that the missions involve either photographing, hunting or looking for treasure, which makes it feel a little same same. I still like this game alot, I just wished there were more to do, if you want to find every treasure in the game you have many hours here, but if you like me got tired after awhile, then it's just to do the missions or "free roam" left.
To summarize, a beautiful game to do little in but swim peacefully among the nice fishes and coral reefs. With a lack of longevity it's still a really peaceful and beautiful place to go to. 7.1/10
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Kwayne
( 4.0 hrs on record )
Posted: March 19
Very relaxing game that also looks nice, but the tasks are simple, barely challenging with little to no room for failure. Good as a time killer, okay, but I'm simply fetching items while not having fun.
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Tsunemori Akane
( 1.2 hrs on record )
Posted: March 18
NOTHING !!!
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uxa
( 5.8 hrs on record )
Posted: March 18
10/10
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Door_Knocker_Okey
( 30.7 hrs on record )
Posted: March 14
If you hate fish, then this is the game for you. You swim around and shoot a speargun at fish. You can take pictures too, but what fun is that? As basic as this game is, the price is shocking. There isn't a lot of depth in this game, it's just going around shooting fish and doing missions. It's a good game to just pick up and play for a few minutes at a time.
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Night Man Cometh
( 2.7 hrs on record )
Posted: March 14
You know what? I don't need to defend myself. I ♥♥♥♥ing loved this game.
Trading cards, easy achievments, easy game, and pure zen.
After the first 2 hours you've pretty much done all there is to do twice and purchased all the upgrades but thats fine.
for the about 20 cents i payed for this in a ten key bundle I so enjoyed my time with it.

So damn peaceful. mindless, soothing peace.
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( 0.5 hrs on record )
Posted: March 13
While I really like the concept and beauty of this game, it's just too slow and unresponsive.

This game is made for people who likes to fish and has never tried a video game before. Because this is as slow as fishing in real life.
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The Emperor ♛
( 6.1 hrs on record )
Posted: March 11
- The Best Game.
- Amazing Graphics.
- Very Nice.
- 10/10.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
25 of 25 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
11.1 hrs on record
Posted: May 2
There is not that much to tell about this game: it's a very casual fishing/diving simulator, in which you spend all of your time underwater, swimming gently along some nice (sub-)tropical settings, mostly reefs. The gameplay consists of either catching the required fish, or of exploring the surroundings - either by taking "perfect" photographs of several fish, or by searching for lost treasures. There is a small element of advancing through the game, since you gather experience and money with every catch or find with which you can buy better equipment.

The main game consists of three diving locations, to which several can be added by buying the different dlc's. Every location can either be completed by fulfilling the different "mission goals" (which are mostly very basic), or can be just enjoyed swimming along in a free mode. This swimming, looking around and catching fish definitely has something very relaxing about it - this is the perfect game to play after a stressful day at work.

But the game does lack some features which would make it more attractive - I'd love to get some more information on the different fish swimming around me, and the diving-simulator part really is extremely basic. Everything is being handled automatically, which in a real-world dive surely would not be the case. Some element of action or even tension would have been incorporated here.

All in all, this is a game which offers just what it aims to do: a relaxing, nice experiencing, without any difficulty whatsoever. The Steam achievements are mostly easy to get, except for some overtly grinding ones (I don't expect too many people to spend 24 real-time hours underwater in this game).

Recommended to anyone looking for a casual, relaxing experience.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.9 hrs on record
Posted: April 10
This game is great to relax and forget you have the hangover from hell to. Very simplistic and ambient.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: April 9
sooooooooooooooo boooooooriiiinnnnnng
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.9 hrs on record
Posted: April 27
Simple diving and exploration game, relaxing music with nice graphics.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 90 days
18 of 26 people (69%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
9.4 hrs on record
Posted: February 22
It's definitely a good game.
Only buy this if you are expecting a casual play because the gameplay is very basic.
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
Recommended
8.1 hrs on record
Posted: February 27
Pros:
- Athmospheric
- Nice graphics (could be better but its ok)
- Realistic swimming (except speed...)
- Nice locations
- Good campain
- Nice music

Cons:
- One quest got stuck and I had to guess which fish I need to kill
- It's repeative
- You probably won't make all achievements, because till You get the last 2 You will simply get bored to death
- Not too many fish (they repeat to some extend)
- Didn't convince me to play it again...

Overall I would say 7/10. Pretty much great idea, and I hope they will only get better.
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3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
4.0 hrs on record
Posted: March 19
Very relaxing game that also looks nice, but the tasks are simple, barely challenging with little to no room for failure. Good as a time killer, okay, but I'm simply fetching items while not having fun.
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3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
3.1 hrs on record
Posted: February 6
Bought this on sale for about 3 pounds, had fun for 3 hours. That's less than I'd pay to watch a movie or go to the pub for 3 hours so I'm not complaining.

After 3 hours I'd got full upgrades (in fact I got most of them after the first mission after spending time collecting coins) and had played all the modes the game had - fishing, treasure hunting, taking photo's.

Past that, other than more of the same on different maps the game was done for me. I guess it's possible there was a whole different game waiting to be unlocked after another hours worth of play but I doubt it.

I think the main draw with this is the novelty of playing underwater (seems to be one of the next big things from what I can see). If that's what interests you then I'd try Subnautica instead. Otherwise, at sale prices this relieves a boring weekend afternoon - If I'd paid full price this would have been a negative review.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
3.3 hrs on record
Posted: February 22
While the gameplay is not very realistic the scenery certainly is.
7/10 would massacre Bikini Bottom any time.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: February 9
What in the world?
You promised mi THAT much, DLC, and fun, and what i've got? - some cheap flash fishshooter. Boring around like a paralitic idiot don't entertains me. Theese upgrades, weird quests, only thing that looks FINE in this game is the chillout texture of water why going outta water. You could do so much cool stuff and You'd go after fishing planet. Geez.

+
at least it's not as bad as some games from greenlight.
at least it got fish, duh.

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I've seen many games cheaper that had better graphics and sound effects.
Yeah it's pretty boring after 15 minutes.
The feeling when you shot fish from 50 meters and there comes quest that unables you to hit it from 2 meters and then they take like a half of your money. not cool.
The game DON'T look like on the preview pics, They had no balls to show how much NOT action rhis game contains
I'm hepeful taht they'll give me my money back
EVEN Fishing planet gives more satisfaction
Christ, an YOU want FIFTEEN EURO for this crap - people there are like TONS of better games cheaper than that lol.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.9 hrs on record
Posted: February 9
Unless you are specifically looking for a game that is very casual, relaxing, and underwater, I see no reason why anyone would or should purposefully buy this. I got this as an addition to a Bundle Stars pack and figured I try it out since I like games like Subnautica and Farsky. This game is not like those at all. It's more like Cabela's hunting games without the excitement.

There are only three maps and you get missions to accomplish in each one. They basically boil down to 'kill X number of fish' and 'find X number of treasures'. There's no challenge to the game at all except your own patience with it. There's sharks, and they swim away from you in fear. The doesn't allow you to shoot anything besides specific fish also.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: February 9
GRAB DOES FISHES
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.7 hrs on record
Posted: March 14
You know what? I don't need to defend myself. I ♥♥♥♥ing loved this game.
Trading cards, easy achievments, easy game, and pure zen.
After the first 2 hours you've pretty much done all there is to do twice and purchased all the upgrades but thats fine.
for the about 20 cents i payed for this in a ten key bundle I so enjoyed my time with it.

So damn peaceful. mindless, soothing peace.
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13 of 26 people (50%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
6.1 hrs on record
Posted: March 11
- The Best Game.
- Amazing Graphics.
- Very Nice.
- 10/10.
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50 of 57 people (88%) found this review helpful
5 people found this review funny
Recommended
2.7 hrs on record
Posted: November 30, 2015
Got this as a mystery steam code expecting a big title but got this and you know what? This is kind of a personal little gem of mine now. I'm not going to praise it to be the perfect game, it's JUST a game you can sit down and relax to.

Yeah, it hasn't got "Ryse: Son of Rome" graphics.
It's not a massive blockbuster story like the "Batman: Arkham" series.
It's not the generic fast action gameplay you get in first person shooters.

It's just a beautiful game for you to explore.

I highly recommend this
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11 of 14 people (79%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
39.6 hrs on record
Posted: December 25, 2015
Super relaxing underwater hunting game.

Beautiful graphics and soothing sound. Splash around hunting fish, seeking treasures and taking photographs in several nicely themed locations. That is very much all there is to the game. Air level warnings give you ample time to reach the surface and beyond a couple of barely damaging and easy to avoid hazards, you may swim and explore at your leisure.
Achievements are very easy to collect with just one taking some time to acquire, though you may also pick that one up if you take your time with all the others.

Recommend for crayon eaters, fish haters/lovers and those wanting a little Zen between games.
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5 of 9 people (56%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.7 hrs on record
Posted: December 7, 2015
I'm not really a fan of casual games, but this game is really nice.
This game is for those days when you just get tired of all the action, gameplay is pretty fun and relaxing, so is the music..
Wouldn't really buy it for the full price to be honest, but it's worth buying on sale! =)
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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
1.2 hrs on record
Posted: December 23, 2015
Probably one of the most relaxing games i've ever played.
Very laid back, just shoot some fish, find some treasure, take some pictures.

I like to think of this game as something my dad would have on his PC when he gets bored at the office.
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4 of 8 people (50%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
4.5 hrs on record
Posted: January 8
Better than Call of Duty: Black Ops III i r8 10/10 ples no dislike, it truth,i promise no b8 ok m8
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184 of 241 people (76%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
2.8 hrs on record
Posted: August 21, 2014
After reading what this game is about, I was disappointed in what I've played and not because the game is bad in any way or form. It was just plain boring in terms of gameplay mechanic, and the simulation aspect of it all. Yes I actually just beaten this game and I banged my head against my bathtub wishing this was a more complex simulator but instead is an arcadey, tedious, and casual game that needs way more work If you're wondering why I am not playing anymore of this game, This is how long it takes to beat the entire campaign. I think this game can be better than what it is and heres why.

The game starts off with you looking at the map and seeing that there are 3 Large areas you can explore in the game, You'll start in Thailand then go to South Africa reefs, the last and final reef is the Bahamas all of which is decently sized and looks great.

The gameplay is about spearfishing, Aim your speargun at a fish, shoot, and watch it automatically get reeled in with camera gameplay and treasure hunting thrown in.

The missions consist of the player searching for treasures around the area, look around and shoot fish or find treasures for 5-10 mins, find specific fish, or take pictures of fish. These missions will repeat most of the time. You can kill so many fish but when it comes to sharks, turtles, jellyfish, morays, stingrays and so on the game will have a don't shoot box over them. When you do try to shoot them you'll shoot AIR. EMPTY AIR, even if the game says don't shoot I SHOULD HAVE THE FREEDOM TO SPEAR THEM FOR THE HELL OF IT. If I do so I should also be punished for it instead such as being fined, or sharks coming back to bite me off. Something instead of empty air.

The graphics to this game is quite nice and there is a good amount of fish to see and capture, the open area in the water and the underwatercave are pretty nicely done also and each of the maps are a decent size. The sound and music to this game is also nicely done HOWEVER

The mechanic and gameplay to this game is absolutely boring and unimmersive and also very arcadelike. It is very fun during the beginning of the game for about 30 mins then it just became repetitive and boring. Whenever you shoot a fish you'll acquire xp and gold which makes this annoying coin sound as if you're playing a slot game ruining the immersion of the game completely. After earning enough gold which takes about 5 mins or less of you swimming around shooting every fish you see in sight, you can then spend to upgrade 4 different things, your camera, more usb slots to take picture of fish, speargun accuracy and length, and your swim fins, once you fully upgrade all this. You'll swim at a really fast speed and any fishy you see can easily be minced meat basically because you'll become the son of poseidon himself. You're basically done and gold will completely become useless except for spending on more usb slots to take pictures of fish. Hell even the picture taking mechanic is pretty drysince all you need to do is point it as close to the fish as possible to take a picture as long as they are in the frame, the numbers also have to be 100% or you cant get points for taking thier pictures. Theres nothing in this game that can kill you except make you lose oxygen and there is nothing challenging about the breathing in this game at all, just swim to top and your oxygen can be filled fully without a single struggle, the only way you lose is when you forget that you're not diving but snorkeling.

I think the game could do much better than this in future sequel. I want to be able to control the pulling of the fish in, Taking the spear out the fish or cutting the lines once I hunt them, drag them back to the boat feeling the weight of hunting. Instead of just picking up treasures from the ground with one button players should be forced to brush off the sand and figure out how to extact the treasure out carefully. Also the fact that I should be able to shoot any animal I want and in doing so will have a consequence on my gold or what not instead.
If you're going to give players levels and XP in a game it should have a reason except that it was completely pointless. Right now this game has an awsome concept, but it needs to build on that concept and make itself AMAZING. I am not easily impressed because it was downright too simple, super casual.

If you think I am lieing Go download the game and play it, Congratulations you've basically played 80% of the game for free.

I also want to warn you guys of the dev pulling a fast one on bundle buyers which someone has come to my attention about.

http://www.reddit.com/r/GameDealsMeta/comments/2e9yqd/depth_hunter_2_has_been_greenlit_get_your_steam/
http://tinypic.com/view.php?pic=saxg1h&s=8

Long story short? Dev promised to try to get keys for people on desura etc, then turned around and rebundled game into a different name and in turn changed thier tune after getting greenlight. He didn't make a different game but took the same game and change its name so he doesn't have to give them keys. I would look up more about this company before you make your purchase in the future. This is something I do not condone from developers of breaking promises. Will not be buying anymore products in the future hell don't even send it to me for free.

+Great Graphics
+Good sized open area
+Shooting fish is satisfying
+Great amount of fish to shoot at
+Sport is Extreme


- Gameplay mechanic too simple, gets SUPER tedious
- Can't shoot jellyfish, turtles, sharks, morays, dolphins, crabs, urchins, reefs, sponges and the list goes on
- No multiplayer of any kind or score comparisons
- Missions are downright tedious and boring, Find treasure, shoot a certain fish, or search out a fish with waypoints showing you directly where the fish is. Sometimes the treasure quest tells you to search in a 40km area then becomes boring as sin searching 30 mins on the ground clicking.

My advice is to shelf out 10 more dollars, head to early access and get world of diving.
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