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Video GameInfernium Review
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Posted: 2 years ago, last updated a year ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.

OverviewOverview

Infernium is an adventure horror game where you need to carefully consider your strategy to progress through the non-linear interlocking chapters. Exploring the world, avoiding getting caught by the ethereal enemies and solving puzzles uncovers a story about a group of friends.

It's a hard game, die 25 times without replenishing the orbs and your game is over. Also, you have to find your own way through it. Because you don't have to progress in any particular way, each time you play the game is different. The amount of the narrative you encounter will also be different each time.

Along with the puzzles you have enemies that chase and kill you, resetting your progress. Identifying a way to use stealth to get past these enemies is a core part of the experience. To do this you have six easy to use, hard to master player skills and must learn strategies to overcome each type of enemy.

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 05/04/2018

Platforms: PC, PS4 and Switch

Content Rating: PEGI 12

Players: 1

Genres: Adventure, Narrative (Open World and Puzzle)

Developer: Carlos Game Dev (@CarlosGameDev)

 

ListsLists

DurationDuration

Play Time: This game will take between 14 hours and 16 hours to complete. Depending on how quickly you navigate the space and solve the puzzles. Dying 25 times sets you back as you have to spend an orb to return to the game.
 

Play StylePlay Style

This is a single-player game.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

Rated PEGI 12 for Horror.

CostsCosts

Infernium usually costs £19.99 to £23.79.
 

Infernium

Steam Store PC £23.79
Switch Store Switch £19.99
There are no additional in-game purchases, loot boxes, adverts or subscription costs.

AccessibilityAccessibility


This game supports accessibility in the following ways:
  • Difficulty: Instructions are provide with illustrations and text. You can opt for more tutorials, slower enemies or play without enemies. You can also disable permanently dying.
  • Reading: There is no dialogue in the game to read, although there are notes you find that need to be read.
  • Controls:
  • Image calibration: Any item you can interact with is highlighted with visual cues. The game is designed to be colour blind friendly.
  • Audio calibration:

Diversity and InclusionDiversity and Inclusion

We haven't documented diversity and inclusion information for this game yet.

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