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Deadlight

Another production set in a zombie-infested world. Deadlight, however, is an atmospheric 2D platform game, inspired by classic hits such as Another World or Flashback.

Arcade | platform | Post Apocalypse | logical elements | indie games | 2.5 D

Deadlight cover

developer: Tequila Works

publisher : Microsoft Studios

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Game mode: single player

game release date:

01Aug2012

X360

25Oct2012

PC

Deadlight is an arcade logic platformer game set in an alternative version of our world. It was developed by an independent studio, Tequila Works. It is also the debut production of Tequila Works, founded by former employees of such studios as Blizzard Entertainment, MercurySteam, Pyro Studios, SCE Europe, Triumph Studios and Weta Digital.

In Deadlight, we learn the story of a man named Randall Wayne, who has to survive in the post-apocalyptic version of our world. The protagonist travels along the coast in the United States, where a virus of an unknown origin turns people into crazed killers. Traversing subsequent locations, Wayne tries to understand the meaning of the flashes from the past that haunt him.

The game combines platformer elements with puzzles. The player’s task is to wade through subsequent, increasingly complicated levels that do not lack for various arcade and logic puzzles Deadlight’s graphics are especially noteworthy – the developers combined the solution from such hits as Limbo (dark character figures) with incredibly realistic and well-designed backgrounds.

The PC version of Deadlight has prettier graphics and comes with a number of extras, for example: the official soundtrack. The most interesting bonus, though, is the very challenging game mode called Nightmare.

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PEGI Rating

Age rating. The PEGI rating considers the age suitability of a game, not the level of difficulty.Game contains bad language.Game contains depictions of violence.

System requirements

Microsoft Xbox 360

Uses: Xbox Live

PC / Windows

Recommended: Core 2 Duo 2.0 GHz, 2 GB RAM, graphic card 512 MB (GeForce 8800 GT or better), 5 GB HDD, Windows XP(SP3)Vista(SP2)/7, Internet connection