Whether it’s an RPG that tells a story over dozens of hours, or a strategy game that takes months to master, games are often a considerable time investment. For many people this is central to gaming’s appeal: nowhere else in art can you find such complete worlds to lose yourself in or such stern challenges to overcome.
The Vanishing of Ethan Carter Redux is now available on Steam. If you already own the rather excellent original, it’s a free update that ports the story driven adventure to Unreal Engine 4, adds a new save system, and removes backtracking from the endgame. Small changes, but welcome ones. Find out more here.
Video games often strive to appear "realistic" in one way or another, but the new indie horror game The Vanishing of Ethan Carter took things a step further verisimilitude-wise: creating many of its levels by pulling from real-world photographs.
According to developer The Astronauts, horror adventure The Vanishing of Ethan Carter is game to be played at night, alone, with the lights out. So I'm playing it in the morning with a group of Twitch friends in my brightly-lit office.
Straight out of Gamescom, here's your newest look at The Vanishing of Ethan Carter, that splendid-looking horror game that's releasing on PS4.
Vanishing Point: The weird horror PC game The Vanishing of Ethan Carter has been mostly been shrouded in mystery, but in today's trailer we finally get to see a bit of it in action. I remain intrigued by this game.
One moment, it's a pleasant mask of a female face. The next, it's the shriveled mask of a nightborne hell-beast. Sweet dreams!
Imaginary locations are great places to stage heart-stopping scream sequences. Nothing like being lost inside the bowels of a giant monster, an abandoned space station or the burning plains of hell for put the fear in you. But you know what else is really scary? The real world. In particular, that abandoned 7-11 off…
The visual formula for delivering scares is pretty tried and true in most video games, movies and other entertainments: dim, obscured environments, weird, unexplained moisture and the use of light as a shock device. But these new screenshots from upcoming thriller The Vanishing of Ethan Carter look idyllic. Like…
We've known for a little while that The Astronauts, a studio made up of former members of Bulletstorm and Painkiller studio People Can Fly, was moving beyond their action pedigree to make their new game very different. Now we've gotten a fresh taste of what it'll be, and I have to say, I'm intrigued.
The high-ranking members who left Bulletstorm studio People Can Fly last August have just announced their first game, The Vanishing of Ethan Carter. The studio—called The Astronauts—was founded by Adrian Chmielarz (former People Can Fly creative director), Andrzej Poznanski and Michal Kosieradzki, and they plan to…