The Forest: If Minecraft Was Inspired By Italian Cannibal Films

Below is the latest trailer for The Forest, a survival horror game for PC and Oculus Rift where you can explore during the day, but better have a safe base to hide out at night:

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From the official site:

The world

Enter a living, breathing forest with changing weather patterns, plants that grow and die. Tides that roll in and out with the day/night cycle. Below ground explore a vast network of caves and underground lakes.

Complete player freedom

Chop down trees to build a camp, or start a fire to keep warm. Scavenge food to keep yourself from starving. Find and plant seeds to grow food.

Build a small shelter or a large ocean side fortress. decorate your home with found items. Lay traps and defenses to keep a safe perimeter.


Explore and build during the day. Defend your base at night. Craft weapons and tools.Bunker down during the evening or bring the fight directly to the enemy.

Fight or Hide

Use stealth to evade enemies, or engage them directly with crude weapons built from sticks and stones.

A new type of open world, survival horror experience

Defend yourself against a clan of genetic mutant enemies that have beliefs, families and morals and that appear almost human.


Creative director Ben Falcone says, "The initial inspiration came from the Italian cannibal films of the 80’s. I thought it would be really interesting to build a world like that and throw players in there, let them try and survive."

The Forest is currently listed as being available May 30.

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