DON’T DIE as you assemble a ridiculous arsenal of weapons and desperately hold out against massive hordes of creatures pulled from a variety of classic horror genres reminiscent of 80s and 90s Golden Age comics and B-movies in this stylish action-packed arcade roguelite.
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Positive (34) - 82% of the 34 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Apr 20, 2023
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Reviews

“A great tribute to Cult Classics”
8.0 – Try Hard Guides

“Outer Terror is a loving revival of Grindhouse and B-Horror, executed with exceptional art style and a gameplay loop that keeps things fun and fresh”
8.5 – All Ages of Geek LLC

“The art is incredible, the music is intense, the enemies are quirky, the characters are gritty, and the maps are well-designed.”
8.0 – EIP Gaming

About This Game

Outer Terror is a horde shooter where you hold out against massive quantities of otherworldly cosmic creatures. Assemble a ridiculous arsenal of weapons and blast apart seemingly endless waves of horrific creatures in this stylish roguelike that pays homage to the B-movies and Golden Age horror comics of the 80s and 90s.

Don’t Die and stay alive for as long as you can while exploring overrun cities, attempting to assist the few survivors still around. Explore and survive in the varied settings of 5 uniquely themed chapters featuring 10 playable characters each with their own signature weapons forming an anthology of classic horror stories.

Each map is massive and through exploration players will discover other survivor hold outs and treasures. All cumulating with massive boss encounters, Elite Creatures from Beyond, ghouls, robots, and otherworldly abominations.

Reviews

Gaming Cypher (9/10) - "There’s still some room for improvement, but it’s already in such a great place with graphics, sound, and story that its potential is immense. An unquestionable 9/10." - https://gamingcypher.com/outer-terror-review-for-steam/

GameTyrant (8/10) - "An Ode To Horror And Arcade Fans" - https://gametyrant.com/news/outer-terror-review-an-ode-to-horror-and-arcade-fans

Hardcore Gamers Unified (8/10) - "Outer Terror is an excellent retro arcade horror game that pays homage to classic horror movies and comics with bullet hell/horde gameplay." - https://www.hgunified.com/home/review-outer-terror-pc.html

ScreenRant (3.5/5) - "Combining the fast-faced action of rougelite gameplay with cosmic, retro horrors, Outer Terror is an addictive experience with thematic substance." - https://screenrant.com/outer-terror-pc-review/

GameGrin (7.5/10) - "A beautiful love letter to both old-school horror and early gaming; if you love both, you'll love it." - https://www.gamegrin.com/reviews/outer-terror-review/?tr=16

KeenGamer (7/10) - "The game is a love letter to the horror and retro genre’s, with fantastic homages and inspiration." - https://www.keengamer.com/articles/reviews/pc-reviews/outer-terror-review-hordes-horrors-and-a-whole-lot-of-guns-pc/

Well Played (7.5/10) - "Outer Terror is a daring and defiant ode to the beauty of retro horror, delivering an arcade experience that is familiar but unique enough to keep you digging further." - https://www.well-played.com.au/outer-terror-review/

RECOMMENDED - Laughenstein's Laboratory - “Bullet Heaven that will give you that good stress while you figure out how to proceed.” https://youtu.be/ODQC0IK0mRQ


Key Features


Battle, Loot and Explore - Discover other treasures and hidden items as you explore each massive map. This may lead to boss encounters and otherworldly abominations.

Weapon Stacking - Each player will experience increasing difficulty as gameplay progresses, bringing the opportunity to upgrade and gain new weapons and powers.

Co-Op Gameplay - Sit back and enjoy side by side expansive cooperative play!

Unique Characters - Players can choose to play as one of the 10 survivors, each boasting unique weapons and skills that will help them in battle.

Nostalgic Art Style - Inspired by B-movies and classic comic books Outer Terror features art from renowned digital artist Joe Roman (Chito).

Don’t Die! - Each volume of Outer Terror is packed with hordes of enemies set on ending your run, whether it be a vampiric polar bear, the mangled remains of a pet rabbit, or a pack of sentient toasters.

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Developer Salt & Pixel & VoxPop Games present...

An enthralling anthology series of unearthed Cosmic Horror Comic Volumes spanning,

Thrilling & Chilling Tales of TERROR...

Beginning with...

Vol 1: "REMNANT: BEYOND GRAY DEATH"





A cosmic evil known only as The Crying God has enveloped Earth's Moon. This eldritch Being has come to bring peace and justice to Earth. Those who have faith will be forever joined with it, and each other, for all eternity, in body and mind. Those who do not are turned into human meat fungus that must STRIVE to survive one more night...



Enter Beyond the Gray Death!"





FOLLOWED BY...

Vol 2: "DEATH CRAWL"




A robotics company has created self-reproducing nanobots to combat climate change and help with everyday life. Unfortunately, the bots have become sentient, and the only information they have is aggregated from American social media postings. Now they enslave humanity and complain about fake news. Two lone exiles are hoping to hide and barricade themselves within the shipping containers of an abandoned Industrial New York Cityscape, while on a mission to rescue their loved ones.



EXPLODING INTO...

Vol 3: "HUMANS are FOOD"



There are many delicacies on the planet, XNAOTNENVOW. Deep underground a processing plant, hidden within a city-sized bunker, is refining a very peculiar kind of meat. A gifted teenaged prisoner named Samad and Cassie, an ex-combat vet turned mercenary, are in for a fight on their way back to the surface.



Pulverizing waves of UNENDING CHILLING & VILE entities throughout the...

Vol 4: "SHROUD of TERROR"



In a small northern Alaskan town, the sun has set. Months of darkness follow. A research team uncovers a mysterious tomb and it looks like it's feeding time! With horrors of the dark over running the entire town a small group of survivors shelter in a secure research center, but it’s getting cold, and they are almost out of fuel.



Culminating into the SHOCKING CONCLUSION...

Vol 5: "Gray HELL"



A Good 'ol country boy & an insane Circus performer must contend with their broken down car after fleeing the horrors of the Las Vegas strip. These two unlikely partners must now head into the desert and enter THE DARK DIMENSION, but opening our world to this realm also welcomes its nightmares.


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Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

As it is typical of horror games. There are pictures, images and/or sounds likely to be frightening or scary to young children (Fear, Gore & Gunplay) or contains pictures or sounds that are likely to be horrifying (Horror) found within the game.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10 / 11
    • Processor: Intel Core i7-9700K | AMD Ryzen™ 5 5600 6-Core or above
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 1050, RX 560
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Sound Card: Onboard audio
    • Additional Notes: Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 11 (64-Bit)
    • Processor: AMD Ryzen 7 series or above
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: RTX 2070, RX 6600, Arc A750
    • DirectX: Version 12
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Sound Card: Onboard audio
    • Additional Notes: Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system

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