Atari has introduced a Haunted Home launch date, which means you can play the upcoming roguelite retro revival simply in time for spooky season.
Per a press launch, Haunted Home launches throughout PC and consoles on October twelfth. It is coming to the retrotastic Atari VCS as nicely.
The brand new model of Haunted Home is developed by Retro Machina outfit Orbit Studio, and it is a reimagining of the unique basic, which Atari calls “the primary ever survival horror recreation”. Hmm.
In contrast to the 1982 model, the brand new recreation will characteristic roguelite components, and it will additionally place an emphasis on “stealth and exact technique”. Suffice it to say Orbit’s Haunted Home might be extra complicated than the unique.
You will take management of Lyn Graves (due to course) as she searches for her treasure hunter uncle Zachary.
Naturally, her search takes her to the titular haunted mansion, however Lyn’s pals are additionally shortly swept up into the mansion’s spooky structure, which means she’ll have to avoid wasting them as nicely.
Every run rearranges the ground structure and enemy placement of the mansion, and as you play, you may unlock new characters, every of whom has totally different skills that can assist you discover and keep away from enemies.
There’s not a lot fight to talk of; Orbit and Atari say this component of the sport has been “de-emphasized”, so you may have to depend on stealth, traps, and objects to dodge enemy consideration and make progress.
In contrast to Atari’s Recharged sequence, which largely stays true to its unique titles’ arcade gameplay, Haunted Home is a full reimagining of the premise.
Because of this whereas some features might sound acquainted should you’re a fan of the 80s recreation, there ought to nonetheless be loads of new ghoulish delights to find.
Haunted Home launches for PC, PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo Change, and Atari VCS on October twelfth.