A fully cooperative horror experience like never before! On White Noise Online, a team of up to 4 investigators has to explore an area looking for clues, while avoiding being devoured by a supernatural creature. Will you be able to uncover the truth behind the mysterious events?
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Mixed (416 reviews) - 59% of the 416 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: May 22, 2014

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June 3

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We are proud to announce the Milkstone Studios Collection!

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This collection includes all games released by Milkstone Studios on Steam:

  • Race your way to the top in the fast-paced top-down racing game Little Racers Street
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January 29

Our new game Pharaonic, available now on Steam Early Access

Hello fellow investigators,

Our newest game Pharaonic, the unforgiving sidescroller Action RPG, has been released on Early Access.

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About This Game

A fully cooperative horror experience like never before!


On White Noise Online, a team of up to 4 investigators has to explore an area looking for clues, while avoiding being devoured by a supernatural creature. Will you be able to uncover the truth behind the mysterious events?

The game takes the idea of simple, accesible horror behind Slender and evolves it further to adapt it to a cooperative environemnt.

Designed from scratch to offer a shared horror experience, White Noise Online lets you live new situations, never seen before on a videogame. You'll need teamwork and trust on your partners to take the right choices and overcome the challenges you'll face.

White Noise Online can be played solo or online, in a cooperative game for up to 4 players. It features over 15 playable characters, each one with their own perks and skills, and 6 different scenarios to explore.

Another interesting feature of WNO is the replay screen, where you can check the path you and your friends followed. Once the thrilling game session is over, have a laugh while seeing how you kept walking in circles!

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP
    • Processor: Dual Core processor
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX 10 capable hardware
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7 or newer
    • Processor: Quad core processor
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce 460 or better
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    Minimum:
    • Processor: Dual Core processor
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 2 Graphics card
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • Processor: Quad core processor
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    Minimum:
    • Processor: Dual Core processor
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 2 Graphics card
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: The game has been tested mostly on Ubuntu distributions
    Recommended:
    • Processor: Quad core processor
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce 460 or better
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
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Bootman Bill
( 1.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 26
Product received for free
This game certainly has a lot of potential, but it is very rough around the edges. The graphics aren't great and it feels like a Slender clone, but is very fun to play with friends. There are some sensitivity issues and the characters are very slow, the game isn't exactly scary but it is entertaining.
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Whiteboy
( 0.7 hrs on record )
Posted: June 25
I damn near ♥♥♥♥ myself...
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Baggy
( 1.0 hrs on record )
Posted: June 25
Slendermans slow boring cousin.
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EvilDutchrebel
( 0.8 hrs on record )
Posted: June 24
Product received for free
Is your life in a rut and you need something to make your life less dull? Check out this game!
You will have a lot to do! That's right, you can take a hike while a monster is chasing you! He won't attack though, he'll just watch you trough the trees and somehow you die slowly while you look at him. Excitement!
Multiplayer is also a thing! Atleast if you want to try it 500 times and get kicked for no reasons!

Al in all this game is so great that I'll give it a thumbs down, to be honest writing this review was more exciting than playing the game. This game is 5 euro's in a normal state, 5 fign euro's! how?
Do yourself a favor, do not buy it!
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YouHaveAssCancer(ง'̀-'́)ง
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: June 24
THE ONLY TIME TO PLAY THIS IS WHEN U R ON SKYPE W/ FRIENDS AND HAVE NOTHING BETTER TO DO (SERIOUSLY AVOID THIS GAME IF U R AFRAID OF LIKE SLENDER MAN COS THIS IS A MORE VARIED CLONE OF THAT) SHARE YOUR SCREENS, ULTRA GRAFIXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX NIGHTMARE DIFICULTY AND RANDOM MAP AND CHARACTERS DO IT AND ♥♥♥♥ING BLAST YOUR HEADPHONES SO LOUD YOU LITERALLY GO DEAF THEN START THE DAMN GAME...............

1000000000000000/10 WOULD PURPOUSELY LOOK AT THE THING FOR LONG ENOUGH TO DIE AFTER 6:41 MINUTES CUD NOT TAKE IT ANYMORE
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Venatius
( 4.2 hrs on record )
Posted: June 23
This already would have warranted a lukewarm endorsement - a tepid if passable Slender knockoff with the slight variation of characters with differing skills, distinguished by an online multiplayer mode. Unfortunately, as the game will no longer launch at all, and the developers' sole suggested solution is entirely unhelpful, I really can't even offer that in way of support for it.
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WhiteWillow
( 10.0 hrs on record )
Posted: June 19
Love this game. Single player is okay, but its more fun with friends.
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amberwavesofgame
( 5.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 29
Not the worlds most ground breaking game, I picked it up for $3 and its definitely worth that price point. Fun to play as co-op with friends we obviously spent a good amount of time in it. I hope more indie horror games add some co-op gameplay.
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Pinky ☆
( 1.2 hrs on record )
Posted: May 28
♥ Smooth sailing motion sickness wise.

As I've gotten older, I've had to give up playing many games because my motion sickness has become increasingly worse. I was pleased to find that this is a game that I can play without feeling sick, even when moving the flashlight around.

I think for others who suffer from motion sickness, this is a game that you can play, without it disturbing you. Fingers crossed!

♥ It reminds me of Obscure.

Obscure is a game that I adore, absolutely, absolutely adore. When I first saw White Noise Online in the store and noted how the characters looked, I was excited.

Though the game isn't quite on the level of Obscure, it does have flavors of it through the characters, scenery, and the atomsphere of the game.

♥ It isn't very scary.

This can be a plus or a minus depending on how you look at it. If you're looking for a scary game to play with your friends then I'd browse on. If you're looking for a one time play or a game to pass the time with friends, White Noise Online is perfect.

✘ The replay interest is...eeep.

I think it depends on who you're playing with however when I played with my friends, we were bored after the first couple rounds. Though you can select different maps to play, there isn't much variety with the gameplay itself.

✘ Finding partners can be difficult.

I was lucky and purchased the game in a bundle so I was able to share the keys with others. This way I established a group of people that I could play it with - if you're looking for someone to play it with, good luck. I don't think there are many people who do.

✘ I'm terrified of many things.

The dark. Moths. Dolls. However the monster in this game? I screamed when he popped up behind me yet when I realized how the monster looked...I started laughing. It really isn't scary looking - looking more like someone's first Blender 3D project than anything else.

Overall I wish there was a button for neither yes or no because I'm on the fence about White Noise Online... I went with the Yes rating because the first round was a lot of fun and I appreciate that.
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Mandrake42
( 1.2 hrs on record )
Posted: May 18
A pretty torturous experience. The walking speed is incredibly slow, and unfortunately, if you run, you cannot see where you are going as apparenly holding your torch upgright while moving faster than a slow stroll is beyond the manual dextirity of these characters. Apart from that the creature itself takes a page from Slender's book, in that it appears in the distance, doesn't move, and if you look at it to long or move into it, you die. Ive played it for over an hour and the only time I felt true terror was when I was faced with the choice of clicking "New game" again and was suddenly confronted with an existential abyss of a world where games were a joyless chore. The horror.

It MIGHT (That really had to be in all caps, its a big might) be improved with multiplayer, but Ive yet to find any multiplayer games.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
6 of 8 people (75%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.2 hrs on record
Posted: May 28
♥ Smooth sailing motion sickness wise.

As I've gotten older, I've had to give up playing many games because my motion sickness has become increasingly worse. I was pleased to find that this is a game that I can play without feeling sick, even when moving the flashlight around.

I think for others who suffer from motion sickness, this is a game that you can play, without it disturbing you. Fingers crossed!

♥ It reminds me of Obscure.

Obscure is a game that I adore, absolutely, absolutely adore. When I first saw White Noise Online in the store and noted how the characters looked, I was excited.

Though the game isn't quite on the level of Obscure, it does have flavors of it through the characters, scenery, and the atomsphere of the game.

♥ It isn't very scary.

This can be a plus or a minus depending on how you look at it. If you're looking for a scary game to play with your friends then I'd browse on. If you're looking for a one time play or a game to pass the time with friends, White Noise Online is perfect.

✘ The replay interest is...eeep.

I think it depends on who you're playing with however when I played with my friends, we were bored after the first couple rounds. Though you can select different maps to play, there isn't much variety with the gameplay itself.

✘ Finding partners can be difficult.

I was lucky and purchased the game in a bundle so I was able to share the keys with others. This way I established a group of people that I could play it with - if you're looking for someone to play it with, good luck. I don't think there are many people who do.

✘ I'm terrified of many things.

The dark. Moths. Dolls. However the monster in this game? I screamed when he popped up behind me yet when I realized how the monster looked...I started laughing. It really isn't scary looking - looking more like someone's first Blender 3D project than anything else.

Overall I wish there was a button for neither yes or no because I'm on the fence about White Noise Online... I went with the Yes rating because the first round was a lot of fun and I appreciate that.
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Most Helpful Reviews  Overall
116 of 135 people (86%) found this review helpful
Recommended
8.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 23, 2014
White Noise Online is multiplayer-based Slender-type game, by which I mean it's a horror game where you go around collecting eight randomly placed objects while avoiding a monster that's hunting you. Slenderman isn't actually involved here, and there's some twists to the formula here to keep it interesting, but the baseline is that this is an online co-op Slender-type game, and that fact will either sell you or turn you away from the game.

You play as one of over 20 characters in some very dark environment collecting cassettes. Strange statues line the environments, and a strange glowing monster chases you through the depths of darkness, with an intent to kill. However, the story here is rather non-existent, with the only narrative coming from an opening scene before the title screen, and the audio content that plays on the cassettes themselves when you pick them up.

The cassettes emit a static sound to alert you that they're nearby, which is helpful to the formula as the stages in this game are bigger than most Slender-type games and the monster is notably more aggressive. One feature kind of cool and creepy about the monster is that he makes appropriately unnerving sounds to both sort of alert you where he is, and unnerve you. It can be creepy to be in a tight-corridor area and not see him, but it sounds like he's right next to you. Staring at the monster will slowly deplete your 'health', and he'll kill you if you let him get too close to you. There are also green-glowing statues placed around the environment randomly, and staring at them or getting too close will have the same effects the monster has (though of course the statues can't move). The statues emit a static-sound similar to the cassettes (though different enough to tell) to lead players to a tricky end.

There are four difficulty levels, which mostly determine the difficulty of the monster, how many statues there are, and cassette placement possibility.

The game also has a panic-system that's kind of similar to what you'll find in Clock Tower 3 or Haunting Ground. When you are isolated and alone, your character will start panicking (which can be noted when the character starts making panicked sounds and the screen starts acting up), and eventually starts tripping all over the place and making a lot of noise, which attracts the monster. This can be settled by either collecting cassettes, or finding other people.

How prone they are to this depends on what character you play as. There are over 20 different characters, and they all have different stats. These are represented by an image for each 'category' (the images can be confusing at first, can read up on what each one means in the How to Play section on the options menu), with a notice of if they're stronger or weaker in this area than other characters (represented by a +1 to +3, or a -1 to -3, if not shown then they are neutral, or default, in that area). Areas effected include sanity (take less damage from the monsters attacks), flashlight battery life (the longer you keep your flashlight on, the more it will flicker and start becoming dimmer and dimmer), movement speed, stamina (for running), scout (the further distance you can get from characters before panicking), evasion (how high you are on the monsters priority list), and more. You only start with four characters, while the other ones are unlocked by playing the game and accomplishing tasks.

There's also some fun multiplayer mechanics that are rather well thought-out. Firstly, death. When a player dies, they then become a ghost, which is visible to the living players as a blue silhouette of the character that died. The ghosts can stick around the living players to help prevent them from panicking, or they can go out and scout for cassettes. The ghosts see the level much more brightly than the living do, and they also move a lot faster around the level. However, they cannot see the monster, but can spot cassettes. This can be helpful in downtime and to be helpful even after death. The second feature cool for multiplayer is the results screen, which displays fun information like the total distance each person walked, number of cassettes each individual collected, how many times they were hit by a scare attack and 'screamed', how long they survived, etc., along with a map that shows the routes that each player took during the course of the game.

The game currently has six maps, though the devs have noted if it does well they plan to add more. The maps are fairly varied, with themes like tropical island, government base, museum, snowy forest, and the like. There are three different map 'styles', with two maps under each style. The first is big-open levels that have monuments, like the original Slender. The second are closed-spaces interior maps with twisting corridors, rooms, and labyrinth-like structures. The final are 'island' stages, which has parts of levels connected with tunnels, bridges, and the like, with the level segments being separated like islands.

This game was an Xbox Live release originally, the main difference in the Steam version right now is that all characters are now unlockable (as opposed to some characters only obtainable by owning other games), achievements, and they've updated the graphics some. This said, more updates may arise in the future to further differentiate it.

In short, it's a very confident Slender game, actually one of my favorites. The online multiplayer is fun and well-thought out, and the game still manages to be tense and scary at times. If you like Slender-based games and have wanted or are interested in trying a multiplayer-based version of that type of game, this is it. There really isn't any better, and the game does very well at what it sets out to do. However, if you don't enjoy Slender-type games, or the multiplayer focus doesn't interest you, this probably won't interest you. The game maybe works better in short bursts than long marathons, but it's still a fun little multiplayer horror game.
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72 of 82 people (88%) found this review helpful
59 people found this review funny
Recommended
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: July 21, 2015
White noise online? More like Scooby Doo Online.
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116 of 149 people (78%) found this review helpful
5 people found this review funny
Recommended
2.9 hrs on record
Posted: May 22, 2014
This is what happens when Scooby Doo and Slender have a baby, I am just disappointed by the lack of creepy janitors dressing up as ghosts and saying wonderfully outdated things like "I would have gotten away with it if it wasn't for yer hats"
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84 of 118 people (71%) found this review helpful
15 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: May 25, 2014
Ever wondered how slow a human being could possibly move?
Then this is a game for you!

You play as the Usain Bolt of a parallel universe, and collect a bunch of tape recorders. Why you ask ? No idea .
Also all the monsters/ghost aren't even scary.

If you don't look at the monster you can't die.

I give this game 4 spooky out of a possible 232 spookies.
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60 of 81 people (74%) found this review helpful
15 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
1.7 hrs on record
Posted: July 3, 2014
Do you like slender? Of course you don't. Slender is boring. You walk around slowly, then slenderguy pops out and goes "A BLOOGY WOOGY WOO" and you die. Now, take slender, and imagine it WORSE. Instead of walking slowly, you waddle like you've just wet the bed. There's no strafing or backwards walk animations either, since your character is always the king of pop. But wait, there's more! Instead of walking at a (somewhat) reasonable pace like in slender, you now walk at a maximum of 1 mile per hour! Oh, but I hear you say, why not sprint? Because sprinting makes you go TWO MPH, and more than quintuples the chance of the monster coming out and going a bloogy woogy woo. Speaking of the monster, the devs really didn't try with this. The monster's always this fullbright hulk-with-a-no-face thing that just kind of stares at you until you look away and walk like a geriatric patient somewhere else. Oh, but the monster comes after you if you look away, just like slender! if you look at the spooky monster too long, you'll start getting really fuzzy things around your screen then the monster pops up and goes a bloogy woogy to your face, then you die. Bonus for dying: You can actually SEE what's going on. The entire game is literal pitch-black. That's not scary, that's just inconvenient, like the limited sprint and limited flashlight which is already poor as dirt. Oh, but there's multiple characters you can't unlock until you've already gotten horribly bored with this travesty, so don't worry about it. There's no real gameplay change between characters except some can run a bit longer and some can look at weird cthulu statues or the monster without going "aghhfhf" and turning into stone. Oh. And if the other points weren't enough to put you off this game, allow me to make 2 more. One. This game is a unity game, and BOY does it show. The models are decently done enough, but everything feels just slopped in. Hell, in one map you can even see the edge of the map through a gate and just stop into a black skybox. And two, if you really REALLY want this game for god knows why, you're better off just googling the original unity slender and playing that. It's the same damn game only with better gameplay and less 3.00 xbox indie game crap port. If you are a guy who enjoys poking fun at really godawful and not spooky at all games, by all means. Playing as spaghetti-noodles velma will offer you and your friends a good laugh. If you're looking for an engaging time waster, then go buy something else worthwhile. Hell, even the new slender that just came out is better than this, and it's made on the same engine. In less time!
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26 of 26 people (100%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
15.8 hrs on record
Posted: June 2, 2015
I do recommend this game but it takes certain people to actually play this because it is very very very fun when you play with other people (especially if it's 4 people playing together) and everytime I have played this with people, we always had a good laugh and even became friends. It's just that...not too many people have the game or even play it.

The only con is this: not many people play it on Steam but on the Xbox 360, it is very crowded.
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52 of 75 people (69%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
2.1 hrs on record
Posted: July 11, 2014
With the popularity of Slender and its many clones, it was only a matter of time before some developer stepped up and attempted to add multiplayer to the formula. White Noise Online is essentially Slender with coop: wander around a map with only your flashlight for guidance, looking for the eight tape recorders while avoiding the monster stalking you. It's a notable idea to shake up a style of game that's become rather routine, but White Noise fails to realize that the addition of other players completely destroys everything the original Slender did so well, and the few things it does new aren't enough to compensate.

The most instantly apparent of these is the complete absence of any tension, with the presence of other players turning a horrific experience into a placid walking exercise. This also negatively effects the atmosphere, losing the thick dread of ever present danger and replacing it with a comically lazy monster that does little to impede your progress. This culminates in a dull, monotonous game, that sees you spending the bulk of your time walking in circles through the nondescript environments that make it near impossible to make any progress and becomes incredibly tedious as you constantly retrace your steps.

White Noise Online is a developer failing to realize what makes a genre compelling. Slender succeeds because it excels at making you feel isolated and vulnerable, and keeps you engaged by the terror of the monster hunting you. All of these aspects are lost on White Noise, which really leaves you with nothing but a shell of a game that serves no purpose but to bore and annoy the player.

Don't waste your time with White Noise, and for Pete's sake don't drag your friends in with you.
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23 of 26 people (88%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
2.3 hrs on record
Posted: July 7, 2015
Good game just nobody plays it
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32 of 47 people (68%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.9 hrs on record
Posted: May 22, 2014
I always used to love to play this game with my friends on xbox but i just hope in the future they add more content because as someone who has played whitenoise since it was first released on xbox 360, this is pretty much the same thing.Though i love how they have updated the graphics and i have always been hoping that this game was updated to pc.I am hoping however that they can also lower the price in time, The reason why most of my friends had this game on xbox was because the price was only $1 which was great. This slenderman type game is not your typical slenderman game, Most slenderman games that i had played in the past are more of "creepy" than anything else, But this game has more jumpscares and "scary" more than anything else.

I have also tested this game on my macbook pro 2012 and the results werent good at first, the game kept crashing and it didnt work at all.As suggested by WaaghMan [developer] , updated my mono framework @ http://www.go-mono.com/mono-downloads/download.html and the game began to even run on ultra graphics.

It still has the 6 original maps but as i said before i hope that they can add more maps and a few more characters in the future and possibly even new gamemodes.I Cant wait to see where this game goes from here.Anyway This release is Amazing and they have done a good job porting it over to pc, also this game runs great on mac computers. I highly recommend this game to people who want to play an affordable,fun, co-op, Mac Compatible, horror game.
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