The Medium, Bloober Team’s occult horror recreation, is making its approach to PlayStation 5. The title launched in January as one of many first (if not the primary) third-party Xbox Series X/S unique. The port provides full haptic suggestions help for the DualSense controller.
The Medium’s plot facilities on Marianne, a spirit medium who’s summoned to an deserted and really haunted resort in Poland. Marianne will not be solely capable of talk with the useless, however she will be able to entry and traverse the spirit world alongside the world of the residing. This is represented by a cut up display the place gamers concurrently discover the bodily and spirit model of an space to entry objects and paths accessible on one facet to open routes for the opposite. As Marianne communes with spirits and uncovers the thriller of the resort’s previous in addition to her personal, she’s stalked by a malevolent (and invisible) entity bent on making Marianne’s go to an disagreeable one.
The recreation had some cool concepts that finally didn’t reside as much as their potential. In his evaluation of the sport, GI editor Ben Reeves wrote:
“Some of the best horror games of the last decade have offered combat-free frights. After all, abandoned buildings are scarier when you can’t push back against the shadows. However, The Medium’s lack of combat highlights the challenge of letting atmosphere and puzzles carry a horror experience. The idea of exploring split realities is neat, but Bloober Team needed another gameplay hook to hang its hat on, because this horror show is a bit shallow”
Still, in the event you’re a PS5 proprietor on the lookout for a brand new horror expertise to sink your tooth into, you may circle September three because the date The Medium arrives on the platform. On that very same day, Bloober can also be releasing a particular model of the sport referred to as The Medium: Two Worlds Special Edition. The bodily bundle comes packaged in a steelbook case and contains an artbook and soundtrack.
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