Only Single Player has provided a 15-minute gameplay video of Kholat, an exploration game inspired by the true story of nine Russian students who died in unexplained circumstances north of the Ural Mountains on the east shoulder of Kholat Syakhl. Kholat will be narrated by Sean Bean and is planned for a June 10th release.
You can watch the video below:
Kholat puts the player into the area where the real life tragedy occurred.
A sense of anxiety and dread is created by the fear management system which is responsible with a dosing of fear and uncertainty, based on what the player is doing, delivering a unique experience.
Key Facts & Features
- FPP Horror experience game
- Inspired by true events: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dyatlov_Pass_incident
- Open world map
- Nonlinear gameplay, focused on world exploration & storytelling
- Main storyline and a lot of background plot to be discovered by players
- High quality graphics powered by Unreal Engine 4
Mary Elizabeth McGlynn will lend her voice to the Kholat soundtrack.
Mary Elizabeth McGlynn is an American actress, director and singer known for her dubbing in numerous anime series and computer games. She is most famous for her songs on the soundtracks to Silent Hill series. She provided vocals for every part of that cycle, as well as for its film adaptation. Other notable titles in which McGlynn performed are: Batman: Arkham City, Devil May Cry 4, Final Fantasy XIII and Tekken 6.
Kholat is developed by independent studio IMGN.PRO and will release for Windows PC & Mac on 24-04-2015 digitally via Steam and other major distribution platforms, retail boxed edition on selected territories. We will bring you any new information on Kholat as soon as it becomes available.
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