developer: Z4G0 and Ivan Venturi Productions
publisher : Merge Games
Game mode: single player
Albedo: Eyes from Outer Space for PC, PS4 and XONE is an oryginal hybrid of a shooter and adventure game, created by Z4G0 and Ivan Venturi Productions. The game was published by Merge Games, whose back catalogue also includes indie games like HoPiKo or Extraterrestrial. One of the platforms Albedo: Eyes from Outer Space was released to is PC, PS4 and XONE.
The main hero in Albedo: Eyes from Outer Space is John T. Longy, a night shift security guard working in a secret research facility owned by Olympus Group, where experiments on time and space are being conducted. When an explosion shakes the compound, the protagonist drops unconscious. After waking up, he finds out that monsters from outer space have overrun the place. From now on, his main objectives become escaping the toppling building and discovering the mystery behind the horrifying events.
Albedo: Eyes from Outer Space for PC, PS4 and XONE features a first-person perspective. Exploration is the core of Albedo’s gameplay. During the game, you get to visit over twenty rooms filled with puzzles (based on both physics and manipulation of objects), interactive elements and various mini-games. Since the in-game puzzles are rather complex, The game features a unique system of hints – thanks to a special device, John can peer into the future in order to find out what should be the solution of a given problem.
Besides, an essential part of gameplay is combat against monsters that come in several kinds: from human-like to hideous abominations resembling earthly animals with huge eyes. In combat you make use of a shotgun, and the key to success is shooting enemies’ eyes, which are their only soft spots.
Albedo: Eyes from Outer Space for PC, PS4 and XONE is characterized by its unique stylistics that evokes the feel of classic horror movies from the 1960s. The game’s 3D graphics is of average quality and utilizes a narrow palette of colors. The atmosphere is also enhanced by fitting music.
PC / Windows
Recommended: Quad Core 2.4 GHz, 4 GB RAM, graphic card 1 GB GeForce GTX 560 or better, 1100 MB HDD, Windows 7/8.1
Minimum: Intel Core 2 Duo 1.8 GHz, 2 GB RAM, graphic card 512 MB GeForce 8800 or better, 1100 MB HDD, Windows XP(SP2)