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Gylt is a Delicate Horror Recreation for All


After we take into consideration horror video games there are widespread titles that come to our minds: Silent Hill, Resident Evil, or the latest Amnesia or Layers of Worry, however the place are the horror video games which might be appropriate for a youthful audiences?

Whereas on different media, like films or books, the horror style will not be unusual for teenagers (i.e. “Lodge Transylvania” or “Goosebumps”), the videogame business didn’t launch such titles. Even our first recreation at Tequila Works, Deadlight (2012), was a survival horror recreation that was not designed for a young person viewers. So, what’s completely different with Gylt?

The Origin of the Nightmares

Gylt is a really private recreation that comes from the shut expertise of 1 relative of a studio member. Her little cousin was affected by bullying in school. And what’s extra terrifying than what’s extra sensible and nearer to our each day lives.

We developed this authentic thought right into a delicate horror recreation wherein our younger protagonist, Sally, is on the lookout for her lacking cousin, Emily. In her journey she’s going to begin operating away from bullies and can be taken right into a bizarre and extra harmful model of the town. There she’s going to meet the worst nightmares from Emily. And that is the place our tagline is sensible: Worry the shapes, form the fears! Our little protagonist should cover from them or struggle them again, when attainable, utilizing a easy flashlight.

Bullying is a Severe Factor

Don’t be mistaken, it is a recreation and you should have enjoyable, be scared and soar out of your sofa. However as we stated, faculty bullying is what strikes us all.

Through the growth of Gylt we labored carefully with a bunch {of professional} psychologists. They helped us current bullying in a fragile method.

For the launch of the sport we’re collaborating with Secure in Our World, a world group engaged on that matter. In case you’re feeling completely different from standard or you could have observed a change in your conduct, you possibly can find out about some widespread emotions and psychological well being signs, how to deal with them, and the place to go for assist. Go to Safeinourworld.org for extra info and assets.

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Stephen King, Coraline and Alan Wake are behind Gylt‘s Inspiration

Does the identify Bachman sound acquainted to you? That proves you’re into horror literature. Richard Bachman was the pseudonym utilized by Stephen King in the course of the ‘70s for a few of his novels, and that’s the identify we selected for the varsity within the recreation.

And who hasn’t already watched “Coraline”? In case you’re conversant in the creation of Neil Gaiman you’ll discover that we took some inspirations for the ambiance of the film in our recreation, in addition to from Alan Wake.

As horror fan lovers we aren’t ashamed to say that we took inspiration from a few of the finest.

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Is This Recreation for me?

After we say that the sport is appropriate for youthful audiences we’re not saying that an grownup or a hardcore horror gamer can’t get pleasure from it. What we’re saying is that there is no such thing as a gore, no dangerous language and no actual weapons. The creatures’ designs, the ambiance and the music will ship shivers down anybody’s backbone.

All gamers will face the problem of combating the monsters or hiding from them, in addition to fixing puzzles on the best way to seek out Emily, whereas having fun with a significant story. And should you take note of the collectibles and to the writings on the partitions you’ll go deeper into the story of Bethewood metropolis and its habitants.

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The Music Makes it All

In case you take out music and sounds from any horror creation, it stops being scary. That’s why for Gylt we partnered with the acknowledged worldwide composer Cris Velasco, accountable for the music of Carrion, Vader Immortal or Clive Barker’s “Jericho”. However he’s additionally like a member of the Tequila Works household, since earlier to Gylt he has labored on The Invisible Hours and Groundhog Day: Like Father Like Son soundtracks.

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“You Received my Curiosity, When’s Gylt out?”

Fortunate you, Gylt is already out on Xbox Sequence and Xbox One. Don’t miss the prospect to play it and uncover the mysteries your self.


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Set in a creepy and melancholic world, GYLT is an eerie story mixing fantasy and actuality in a surrealist place the place your nightmares grow to be actuality. Conceal from horrible creatures or confront them as you discover your method via the challenges of this depraved world.

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