Dodge and carve your way through swarms of terrifying sea creatures controlled by Death, a vicious giant mind-controlling Kraken that haunts your every move. Scavenge for hidden treasure to unlock weapons, and upgrades to help you in your fight for survival. Every dive reveals a new nightmare.
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January 2023

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About This Game



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Beware the waters, they hide a mysterious and terrifying threat. Death, an ancient Kraken leviathan haunts your every move in this tense underwater horror survival game. Fight to survive using powerful weapons and upgrades as you explore a beautiful yet treacherous underwater world.

Gameplay

Death in the Water 2 at its core is a wave-based shooter but combines elements of terrifying horror and tension with heart-pounding adrenalin-fueled action.

Each dive (wave) typically starts off with elements of exploration where the pace is a bit slower and gives you a chance to find treasure, and other collectibles as well as find your bearings. During this phase, the tension builds as you investigate ruins, wrecks, and reefs. Sharks and creatures are passive and may not always attack you unless provoked, much like the behavior of real sharks.

At any stage during the dive Death (the Kraken) will launch a mind-control attack on all creatures and a feeding frenzy will kick off with you being the primary target. You will need to survive and complete the dive objective before you move on to the next wave. As you progress to the next dive the difficulty ramps up and things get even more frantic. The combination of tension and action makes it incredibly addictive as you explore the open world map.

Will you escape the clutches of the Kraken, or will you join the endless ranks of the drowned?
This is a game about facing your fears head on and conquering the challenges that stand in your way. It's about testing your limits and pushing yourself to the brink. It's about survival, and emerging victorious against all odds.

So, strap on your diving gear and get ready for the ultimate underwater horror experience.
Death awaits you in the depths...

Open World

Death in the Water features a large open-underwater world map for you to discover during dives.
Explore wrecks, reefs, caves, ruins, and terrifying open waters that will test your thalassophobia.

Find hidden treasures and other secrets to help you on your quest to take on the Kraken.

Creatures

Death in the Water 2 has an extensive list of incredibly lifelike procedurally animated creatures, both real and fantasy based.
Enemies will navigate through the world reacting realistically to the environment as they hunt you down using sight, sound, or scent to find you.

Weapons and Gear

In your arsenal, you will have access to a host of weapons and gear that you can unlock and upgrade.
These include Chum Grenades, High Powered Sniper Spearguns and Shotguns. Perks can also be unlocked like calling in a Pod of dolphins to help you take down your foes.

About the Dev Team

We are two friends Neil (the artist) and Edward (the coder), we started making games as a hobby back when we were still in school. Thirteen years ago we quit our day jobs and went on to found Lighthouse Games Studio and have released multiple top selling games including Shark Attack Deathmatch, Comedy Night, Avatar Deathmatch, and many others.

Social Links

You can follow us on Twitter | YouTube | TikTok for daily updates on the progress of the game!

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

Violence, Blood and Gore

System Requirements

Windows
macOS
    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: 64-bit Windows 7 / 64-Bit Windows 10
    • Processor: Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 670 / GeForce GTX 1050 / AMD Radeon HD 7870
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 5 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX®-compatible
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Mac OS Catalina 10.15
    • Processor: Intel Core i7 - 7820 / M1
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Radeon Pro 560 or better
    • Storage: 5 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system

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