Experience Terror that is Never the Same Twice with Phantasmal, a Lovecraftian survival horror that evolves every time you play!
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Mixed (338) - 43% of the 338 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Apr 14, 2016
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“At times I wasn’t sure what I found more horrific: the mutilated monsters skulking in dark corners, or the fact that people once had to sleep on the torn, stained mattresses now strewn all over the place.”
IGN

“Procedural Kowloon: Phantasmal On Steam Early Access”
Rock, Paper, Shotgun

“In true Lovecraft fashion you won't just be tackling "lurking, otherworldly creatures", but insanity also”
PC Gamer

About This Game

Experience Terror that is Never the Same Twice with Phantasmal: City of Darkness, a procedurally generated survival horror where every playthrough is completely different. You simply cannot rely on your previous experience to guarantee safe passage.

You will need to face off against lurking, otherworldly horrors in the perilous, run-down Kowloon Walled City before its destruction in the early 90s.

You are fragile. Not just physically, but mentally as well. The grotesque creatures will challenge your very sanity and losing your mind can be a fate worse than death!

The odds are stacked steeply against you, but you can prevail through sheer cunning. You must scavenge for resources carefully, sneak past and distract your enemies. If you are caught, you can fight back, but don’t expect to live for very long.

The environment has been carefully crafted by none other than Brian Bell, critically acclaimed lighting lead of several Hollywood movies, including Riddick, Life of Pi, Ring 2.

Key Features:
  • Fear the unknown: Every ramshackle, disgusting room and corridor is uniquely generated - battle your anxiety as you’ll never know what comes next!

  • Don't Go Insane: Facing terrifying creatures and skulking in the suffocating darkness will erode your sanity until you can no longer tell the difference between reality and illusion!

  • Tread Softly: Every fight you have could be your last. Sneak past and distract your enemies as much as possible.

  • Light, Both an Ally and Enemy: Every asset to survivability has a price. Use light sources wisely - you’ll need them to restore your sanity, but you’ll risk being seen!

  • Scavenge to Survive: Scrounge the environment for anything you can use: from firecrackers and flares through to wooden boards and metal pipes. Guns are rare, but if you find one remember that every bit of noise you make will attract more creatures, and eventually much, much worse!

  • Permadeath: This is a high stakes game - once you die, the game is over! However you retain any money you've earned to upgrade your stats or buy critical items to help you survive longer next time!

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS *: Windows 7
    • Processor: 3.16Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo E8500
    • Memory: 6 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1GB (AMD Radeon HD 5550 or Nvidia GeForce GT 430)
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS *: Windows 7
    • Processor: AMD: Phenom II X4 955 - 4 Core, 3.2 GHz or Intel: Core 2 Quad Q9650 - 4 Core, 3.0 GHz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 2GB (AMD GPU: AMD Radeon R9 200 Series or Nvidia GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX660)
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
* Starting January 1st, 2024, the Steam Client will only support Windows 10 and later versions.

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