There is an unusual cabin deep in the woods. It had served as a laboratory and a dwelling for three generations of Lodgers. But as of late the latest Lodger has been noticing weird changes in familiar surroundings; things are missing, noises and rattle heard. Something odd is coming out of the woods.
Recensioni degli utenti: Molto positiva (359 recensioni)
Data di rilascio: 4 ott 2013

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"It is almost cute. It is almost iconic. It is almost remarkable. It is deeply sinister. And it is one of the best games I played in 2013."
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There is an unusual cabin deep in the woods. It had served as a laboratory and a dwelling for three generations of Lodgers.

But as of late the latest Lodger has been noticing weird changes in familiar surroundings; things are missing, noises and rattle heard. Something odd is coming out of the woods. Come night, it seems like someone's made himself at home in the twilight of rooms, attics, and cellars.

You need to stay awake and sane till dawn.

The Lodger is wandering the rooms, evading the unknown, counting minutes till morning. But it's only in the night that he can solve the main puzzle and find the answers. What's going on? Are the Guests real, or are they just figments of his insomniac imagination? What'd happened to the forest? What's happening to the cabin? Is there a line between reality and imagination?

Gameplay details

  • Hide! Play hide-and-seek with denizens of your nightmares.
  • Don't look now! The goal of each night is to reach dawn while still sane.
  • Fill in the gaps. The house aids the Lodger. You only have to fix it up and keep it in order.
  • Seek. The Lodger has lost something very important. The reason for what is happening is somewhere inside. Everything that is happening can be explained, you only need to find the key and bring it to light.
  • Wait. In this game you need to watch and listen carefully. Inspect and scrutinize. You only have to last until the sunrise.
  • Follow the rules of the game! Of course you must first understand the game being played with you.

Requisiti di sistema

PC
Mac
Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP or later
    • Graphics: GPU that supports shader model 2.0
    • Hard Drive: 700 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.5 or later
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 3000
    • Hard Drive: 700 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 4000
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 10.10 or later
    • Graphics: GPU that supports shader model 2.0
    • Hard Drive: 700 MB available space
Recensioni utili dai clienti
36 persone su 41 (88%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
6.6 ore in totale
After playing for some hours I may be somewhat stuck in Knock Knock. The game is not clear on what you must do or how you must do it. It's okay, many games do this and it's nice for us to discover on our own (Dark Souls). However I reached one of the last levels and it seems that if you do not proceed to the next level/room/dream/nightmare whatever you want to call it, you may be getting a "Game Over" screen the next time you will try to advance to the next level just like you normally would do.

Knock Knock have a very creepy and depressive atmosphere. Seems to be a great game to play in the upcoming Halloween. You will always feel that you are surrounded by someone or something, yet, you feel alone at the same time.

Now this is very clever: There are things that really help to create a tense mood in the game with such basic gameplay elements. Let's say something is approaching you. You hide but you are still visible. It's okay, because it does not matter if they can see you since it's you that can't see them, because, if you see them/it then it means they are real and if you believe they are real, then you must be hallucinating meaning you are losing it.

The game have more than one way to end, or to not end at all, in fact. Depending on some actions across the game, when you proceed further a larger enemy may be something for you and a very different one for me.

Immersion tip: In this game the sound of doors opening and closing are quite regular. If you have a sound system with a Subwoofer, placing the Sub below your desk near one of the corners gives you a much more real feeling that something or someone is really knocking a door in your house. This adds to the atmosphere giving you a more intensifying experience especially when everything is silenced and then "BAM!", someone shuts a door, and you feel the vibration.

In my opinion you don't get those jump scares we sometimes see (faked or not) on Youtube videos from games like Amnesia. In this game instead of "AAAH, Oh my God & Buddha, that is scary!!!" I got something more of: "That is creepy... go away, please, I don't want to look :( Just... leave me alone... :( " and that, is really rare in a game.
Pubblicata: 6 giugno
Questa recensione ti è stata utile? No
11 persone su 16 (69%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
1.8 ore in totale
This is an example, that games don't need high quality 3d graphics and gory monsters to make a scary game.
Pubblicata: 30 aprile
Questa recensione ti è stata utile? No
5 persone su 6 (83%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
7.7 ore in totale
Mildly Disturbing, Simple to play, Great atomsphere!
Pubblicata: 10 aprile
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5 persone su 7 (71%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
7.2 ore in totale
Unsettling and atmospheric. I was surprised that it got me more than a few times. I get so invested in sneaking around that the sudden bangs were able to make me jump! Admittedly, not hard to do for me. Intriguing storyline, I really enjoyed it.
Pubblicata: 29 maggio
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3 persone su 4 (75%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
5.2 ore in totale
This game is horribly underrated. It deserves a Metascore higher than 57 out of 100. Knock-Knock is creepy, intriguing, and quite enjoyable if you are patient enough to play it. I had a lot of fun trying to piece the story together, dodging the Lodger's nightmares, and receiving chills from the voices inside of the Lodger's head. The ending, however, definitely could have been better, and the game was a tad repetitive. Despite that, I give Knock-Knock a 9 out of 10.
Pubblicata: 30 agosto
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9 persone su 9 (100%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
10.9 ore in totale
Knock-Knock ci mette nei panni de “l’Inquilino”: un soggetto decisamente bizzarro al quale è probabilmente morto il barbiere. L’Inquilino (“the lodger” è in realtà più accreditato) ha un grosso problema d’insonnia: si sveglia in continuazione nel bel mezzo della notte a causa di uno stato di permanente paranoia, corroborato dalla solitudine e dall’ansia ancestrale che il buio porta con sé. A causa di ciò passa tutto il tempo a verificare l’integrità strutturale dell’immensa casa che lo ospita, terrorizzato dall’idea che qualcuno o qualcosa possano infiltrarsi nell’abitazione attraversando indesiderate crepe nei muri. Non ridete troppo, perché nonostante le esasperanti attenzioni che il nostro stralunato alter ego porrà nella ricerca certosina, la calma apparente si incrinerà presto e le paranoie del particolare ometto si riveleranno purtroppo fondate: fra scricchiolii, rumori vari e voci gutturali che ci chiedono malignamente di indirizzarli alla nostra posizione, arrivano gli Ospiti.

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Pubblicata: 27 novembre 2013
Questa recensione ti è stata utile? No