Layers of Fear is a first-person psychedelic horror game with a heavy focus on story and exploration. Players take control of a painter whose sole purpose is to finish his Magnum Opus. The player must navigate through both a constantly changing Victorian-era mansion and ghastly visions of the painter’s fragile and crumbling psyche.
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15 Feb, 2016
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18 September

Connect the dots with the Layers of Fear + >observer_ Bundle

Fans of horror know Bloober Team as the masters of gaming horror. Layers of Fear and >observer_ expertly craft atmosphere to keep you on the edge of your seat, as you slowly piece together the story of the world you’re in.

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Today, we give you the ability to experience the past as an artist, or the future as a detective at a discounted price! With the newly launched bundle, you’ll be able to pick up both Layers of Fear and >observer_ at only $39.99. It comes with the Layers of Fear DLC, as well as the Layers of Fear and >observer_ soundtracks!

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Already have Layers of Fear or >observer_? Not to worry If you already own some of the items in the bundle, you’ll receive only the items you don’t own at the bundle discount!

As you play, pay close attention. Notice the similarities between the dysfunctional fathers, secrets off the beaten path, and little nods to the titles.
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7 August

Only 48 hours left to use your 55% off coupon!

Take a look at >observer_ now!
https://store.steampowered.com/app/514900/observer/

What is >observer_?

>observer_ is an award-winning cyberpunk horror game from Bloober Team, the creators of Layers of Fear. Play as an Observer, the new front line of neural police, as you hack into the jagged minds of the insane

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Reviews

“Layers of Fear goes into the mind of an insane artist and creates a horror game magnum opus.”
5/5 – The Escapist

“One of the best horror games ever made, this will scare you in incredibly clever ways and make you question everything you see.”
5/5 – Games Radar+

“Fear. Pure fear. The most primal of emotions is the overwhelming one while playing Layers of Fear.”
5/5 – Digitally Downloaded

About This Game

You take another drink as the canvas looms in front of you. A light flickers dimly in the corner. You’ve created countless pieces of art, but never anything like…this. Why haven’t you done this before? It seems so obvious in retrospect. Your friends, critics, business partners—soon, they’ll all see. But something’s still missing…

You look up, startled. That melody… Was that a piano? It sounded just like her… But, no—that would be impossible. She’s gone. They’re all gone.
Have to focus. How long has it taken to get to this point? Too long, but it doesn’t matter. There will be no more distractions. It’s almost finished. You can feel it. Your creation. Your Magnum Opus.

Dare you help paint a true Masterpiece of Fear? Layers of Fear is a first-person psychedelic horror game with a heavy focus on story and exploration. Delve deep into the mind of an insane painter and discover the secret of his madness, as you walk through a vast and constantly changing Victorian-era mansion. Uncover the visions, fears and horrors that entwine the painter and finish the masterpiece he has strived so long to create.


Game Features:
• Psychedelic horror – A sense of insanity means each turn of the camera may completely change the look of your surroundings.
• Victorian setting – Explore a game world inspired by masterpiece paintings, architecture and décor from the 19th century.
• Original and classic art – Numerous pieces of original art and music flesh out the story and environment.
• Story-focused exploration – Only through exploring the environment can you uncover the details of the painter’s dark and tragic past.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Core2 Quad Q8400
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 1GB / Radeon R7 250X 1GB
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 5 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Supported Gamepads: Microsoft Xbox 360 Games for Windows (Wired), Microsoft Xbox One Controller (Wired), Sony PS4 DualShock 4 controller (wired), Steam Controller
    Minimum:
    • OS: OS X 10.10 or 10.11
    • Processor: 2.3GHz Intel Core i5
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: ATI Radeon HD 5770 1GB VRAM / Nvidia GeForce 750M / Intel HD 6100
    • Storage: 5 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Supported Gamepads: Xbox 360 for Windows controller (wired) and the Xbox One controller (wired)
    Minimum:
    • OS: Steam OS, Ubuntu 14.04 and 15.10
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 3470
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB
    • Storage: 5 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Supported Gamepads: Microsoft Xbox 360 Controller for Windows (Wired), Steam Controller

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