Atari, the celebrated brand and interactive entertainment producer, thrills fans with the unveiling of Haunted House. A captivating reimagining of a beloved classic.
Haunted House is set to release on PC and consoles later this year. It mix the original survival-horror adventure with dynamic roguelite elements, stealth gameplay, and terrifying boss battles.
Unveiling Haunted House at BIG Festival: Demo and Trailer
Gamers will take a sneak peek of Haunted House at the highly anticipated BIG Festival (Brazilian Independent Games) in São Paulo.
The festival, taking place from June 28 to July 2, 2023, is Latin America’s largest game show, expecting to draw over 500,000 visitors.
Attendees can play the game demo showcased in the Panorama Mundo section, where Atari will have four dedicated demo stations.
Orbit Studio, the Brazil-based developers behind Haunted House, will also take the stage and provide live insights into the game during the festival’s programming.
A Terrifying Tale of Haunted House
In Haunted House, players assume the role of Lyn Graves, the resourceful niece of renowned treasure hunter Zachary Graves.
Lyn, accompanied by her trusted companions, embarks on a visit to her uncle’s mansion, only to find ghouls and monsters infesting it, swiftly snatching away her friends.
To rescue her uncle, friends, and contain the mischievous poltergeists, Lyn must retrieve the shattered pieces of a mystical urn and reconstruct it.
Stealth and Strategy in Haunted House
Haunted House offers a thrilling experience with procedurally generated room layouts, ever-shifting walls, unpredictable enemy placements, and unique ghostly encounters.
Lyn have to explore the haunted mansion, using a mix of silent movements, and swift dashes to face waves of spooky ghosts and eerie supernatural beings. Terrifying bosses guard each piece of the urn.
With 3D isometric stealth gameplay, Lyn’s quick thinking and reflexes will be put to the test. Should she fall victim to a shadowy specter, she finds herself back at the entrance, facing a completely new floor layout and enemy locations, assuring that every time is an exciting and distinct experience.
Key Features in Haunted House
Haunted House builds upon the legacy of Atari’s beloved classic, introducing roguelite elements that guarantee unique playthroughs each time.
All-Ages Thrill Ride:
The game’s fun and animated art style brings a playful element to the creepy ambiance. Haunted House finds the perfect mix of being light-hearted and spooky, making it enjoyable for players of any age.
The game’s focus on stealth and minimal combat keeps it suitable for all ages.
As Lyn inspect the haunted mansion, she will free her trapped friends, who then become playable characters. Each friend have distinct stats, providing a fresh and personalized experience with each playthrough.
Atari Easter Eggs:
Fans of the original Haunted House and Atari’s golden age will delight in uncover special items and lore that pay homage to the classics.
Did We Mention Stealth?
In Haunted House, combat isn’t the main focus. Instead, players must master stealth movement and solve hidden challenges in the shadows.
Lyn can employ traps and items to divert the chasing ghouls. Collecting gems enhances her skills and abilities, enabling her to master the mansion’s challenges.
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Haunted House, developed by Orbit Studio and published by Atari, is set to launch later this year on Windows PC, PlayStation 4 and 5, Nintendo Switch, Atari VCS, and Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S.
For more information, visit the official website.
Atari, a popular entertainment company and iconic gaming industry brand, charming audiences across generations.
Atari boasts a diverse list of over 200 unique games and franchises. These include titles such as Asteroids®, Centipede®, Missile Command®, Pong®, and RollerCoaster Tycoon®.
With this impressive lineup, Atari continues to leave its mark in multi-platform interactive entertainment and licensed products.
About Orbit Studio
Orbit Studio, a group of developers driven by their vision to create captivating and innovative experiences, established themselves in 2016.
Orbit Studio, once an indie team, has undergone a remarkable evolution, blossoming into a full-fledged game development company.
Throughout their journey, they have received praise and awards, including the highly esteemed Big Award for their game, Retro Machina.
To learn more about Orbit Studio, please visit the official website.