Visage is a first-person psychological horror game. Explore a mysterious ever-changing house in a slow-paced, atmospheric world that combines both uncannily comforting and horrifyingly realistic environments, and enjoy a genuinely terrifying experience.
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Note: This Early Access game is not complete and may or may not change further. If you are not excited to play this game in its current state, then you should wait to see if the game progresses further in development. Learn more

What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“Since Visage is the first game developed by SadSquare Studio, the Early Access version of the game will provide us with valuable and much needed data to finalize developments.

Difficulty

Visage is hard in ways that could be unexpected coming from a modern game. Information on the game mechanics is scarce, and is designed to be that way, in an attempt to create a more immersive experience. Such difficulties could potentially prevent the modern player from enjoying the game at its fullest. The Early Access will help us gather critical information on exactly how we should approach the game's difficulty.

General Feedback

It will help us gather general feedback from both the players that already enjoy the more slow-paced, atmospheric horror genre, and the players that join in out of curiosity. This feedback will help us mold the final experience into something that all players can enjoy.

Hardware

On to a more technical topic. We have tested the game on multiple hardware specifications, and the tests revealed positive results, but being a newly founded studio with little experience, we want to be absolutely positive that the game runs well on all hardware that meets the determined minimal hardware specifications.

Coffee

It will help bring more coffee on the developers' desk.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“We plan the game to be in an Early Access state for at least 4 months. Content will be added as it is finalized.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“Content such as the following will be added to the Early Access as it is finalized:
  • More chapters
  • More "Paranormal Events"
  • More "Random Events"
  • More enemies
  • More vastly different environments
  • More "Sanity" mechanics
  • More languages
  • More achievements
  • More content in relation to the players' feedback

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The Early Access provides the player with content that represents approximately 4 to 6 hours of game time. The player has limited access to the environment and is able to play one chapter out of four in total.

*Important note: It is likely that saved progress will be reset on final release. If there are no bugs associated with keeping the save files, there will not be any reset. Note that the non-linear nature of the final release will make losing progress almost non-consequential.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“Since the Early Access version of the game comes with limited content, it will be cheaper for a limited time. Customers should expect the price to raise on, or before, release.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“We will actively seek feedback from players on all platforms, ranging from Steam forums, e-mails, and social medias. With that information, as mentioned more thoroughly in "Why Early Access?", we will shape the final experience into a product that can be enjoyed by everyone.”
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January 24

HOTFIX [1.32] — Korean language fix and drawer controls

Hi there horror fans,

Today we're releasing a very small hotfix that fixes the following major bug:

Major Bug
- Korean language displays incorrectly and is un-readable

Since this patch was not planned, we're taking this chance to integrate a small change with the controls that we think many people will enjoy.

Control changes
- The drawer will now open/close automatically with a single click

This change with control will be customizable in the next update. We just wanted to put it out there, so we could gather some feedback on it. Many players have been complaining with how slow drawers open or close, and it quickly became a drag to search in them, making players discouraged to actually find items in them (especially in the cage room). We will also do the same with doors (also in the next update). Some players with low DPI have reported the doors opening very slowly, so a single-click door control will also be available.

Let us know if you like the simpler controls for the drawers, and make sure to voice your thoughts on what should be changed/added to the game.

We're deep into the next chapter, and it should be coming quite soon in Early Access ;).

A wonderful day to all of you!
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January 8

Patch Notes [v1.31] — More languages!

Hi there horror fans,

It's been a while, but here we are with some news!

More languages
The game now supports five additional languages so that all horror lovers can enjoy the game at its fullest:
  • German (highly requested)
  • Turkish (also highly requested)
  • Korean
  • Japanese
  • Chinese Simplified
Note about the early access and the Next Chapter
As most of you have probably already realized, the "at least four months" Early Access period is very near. Unfortunately, we were a bit too ambitious with this estimate. We've been wrong and wrong again with our estimates, and we'll probably be wrong again, so expect us to be.

With that said, and take this with a grain of salt, we expect the next chapter to be coming in early February, and the full game to release somewhere in Q2 2019.

Ending note
As always, we thank everyone who has been actively supporting us by providing very important feedback on the Steam forums, the Discord server, or via e-mail.

We'd also like to shout out a special thanks to our mods on the Discord server for giving us a helping hand on spreading the word, and keeping everything under control in the server! Send them a little word if you happen to be in the Discord server, they're always poking around!

A wonderful day to all of you!
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About This Game

WARNING: This video game may potentially trigger seizures for people with photosensitive epilepsy. Player discretion is advised.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The game focuses on exploration and builds tension slowly to create a deeper and more meaningful experience. Its story is unveiled through surreal imaging and subtle environment details. Be mindful that it is a difficult game in unconventional ways.

Visage is a first-person psychological horror game.

Explore a mysterious ever-changing house in a slow-paced, atmospheric world that combines both uncannily comforting and horrifyingly realistic environments, and enjoy a genuinely terrifying experience.

Environment

The game is set inside a huge house in which terrible things have happened. You’ll wander through the gloomy corridors, explore every dead room, and get lost in endless mazes, your head filling with memories of the dead families that once lived in this very home. This twisted environment, void of any life other than yours, takes you to places you couldn't even bear imagining.


Storyline

This house is stained with a terrible past. Families were brutally murdered by their own family members, people went insane, many committed suicide, and other grisly events occurred. Each and every room has its story painted on an invisible canvas. As a player, you will relive parts of this dark past, and each of its fragments will leave you restless and terrified. You’ll soon wish you could join the dead's ranks in their abyss, but death won't help you leave this place. Will you run from it, or will you try to uncover the truth behind the shadows?


Dark entities

The families that died in the house will haunt you and leave you restless. They’ll follow your every move, watch you from every corner, play tricks with your mind, and try to attack you. Why do they haunt you? What have you done? This you have to find out on your own.


Gameplay

In Visage, you are defenseless; no weapons could save you from the dreadful entities stalking you from the next corner, the next door, or underneath your feet. You’ll be able to pick up key elements, interact with the environment, and search for things that may help you escape this nightmare or pull you deeper into it.




Dying is part of the game. You need to avoid terror at all costs, as dark entities are attracted to it. Maintaining your mind as sane as possible will keep you from joining the ranks of the dead. Doing so will not be easy, and you'll have to figure out ways, like staying in the light, to avoid going insane.

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

This game contains realistic depictions of violence, which can be very disturbing. Also note that some of its themes revolve around alcohol and drug abuse. Some of its content may not be appropriate for all ages. Player discretion is advised.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: WINDOWS® 7, 8, 8.1, 10
    • Processor: Intel® Core™ i3 or AMD Ryzen™ 3
    • Memory: 6 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 950 or AMD Radeon™ R7 370
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 10 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: WINDOWS® 7, 8, 8.1, 10
    • Processor: Intel® Core™ i5 or AMD Ryzen™ 5
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060 or AMD Radeon™ RX 480
    • DirectX: Version 12
    • Storage: 10 GB available space

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