Horror sport Amnesia: Rebirth is getting a brand new mode that drops the horror. Available Tuesday, March 30, on Steam, GOG.com, and the Epic Games Store, Amnesia: Rebirth’s Adventure Mode is a brand new option to expertise the sport’s story “without the anxiety-inducing and very distressing elements present in the original game,” developer Frictional Games mentioned in a information launch.
Amnesia: Rebirth artistic lead Fredrik Olsson mentioned that Adventure Mode will retain the sport’s “very serious theme and sometimes unnerving ambience,” however that gamers will expertise one thing “a lot more like an Indiana Jones type of adventure in places where it would otherwise be more of a horror experience.”
In observe, Frictional Games mentioned, Adventure Mode removes life-threatening encounters with the sport’s shadowy monsters and the audiovisual results that symbolize the participant character’s worry ranges. Amnesia: Rebirth’s darkish environments are higher lit, too; gamers gained’t want to fret about rationing matches and candles to see in the dead of night. In addition to letting gamers roam freely, Adventure Mode may even embrace bonus puzzles for gamers to take pleasure in.
Olsson defined extra about Amnesia: Rebirth Adventure Mode in a developer diary video:
Frictional launched Amnesia: Rebirth on Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, and Windows PC in October 2020. The sport is a direct sequel to Amnesia: The Dark Descent, and tells the story of airplane crash survivor Tasi Trianon as she fights to outlive within the desert whereas piecing collectively the recollections of her current state of affairs and her previous via hallucinatory flashbacks. The supernatural story is filled with darkish, winding tunnels and unsettling moments — an environment that Frictional acknowledges is just not for everybody.
The developer launched one thing much like Adventure Mode for its earlier sport, SOMA. Frictional launched Safe Mode for SOMA in 2017, retaining that sport’s horror parts however making gamers invulnerable to hurt.
Amnesia: Rebirth Adventure Mode is accessible for PC platforms now, and the sport is on sale at a 40% low cost to have fun its launch. Adventure Mode for the PS4 model of the sport is anticipated within the coming weeks, Frictional mentioned.