Not so long ago I was contacted by a Turkish indie developer, and they presented to me a really impressive Unreal Engine 4 based horror/FPS adventure game called “Roots of Insanity” (for Windows, MAC and Linux). So I´m sure glad that they decided to contact me, because I like what I´ve seen from “Roots of Insanity” so far. And by the looks of the trailer, the game appears to be very gory and dark (and that´s exactly how I want my horror games to be).
And that kind of content works really well with the plot of “Roots of Insanity”:
“In Roots of Insanity, we witness an ordinary day of Dr. Riley McClein of the August Valentine Hospital by his own eyes. Dr. Riley, who is an epilepsy patient, has to take his medicine regularly to prevent possible attacks caused by the illness. In the scene that we get into the game, Dr. Riley is at his desk, sitting on a chair. Startled by a screaming woman outside, Riley has a minor attack for not being able to find his medicine. After that, he leaves his room to both find the source of the scream and get some medicine but he finds himself in a messy chaos. In this situation, he needs to find the medicine as soon as possible and help the people at the hospital, for of course; if he can get rid of the ones in his way…”
However, sadly enough there is no release date for “Roots of Insanity” (at least not at this time). And I am yet to get a chance to play a demo of the game as well (there is no playable demo at the moment. I´m going to keep an eye open for a demo via the game´s IndieDB page though). So I´m keeping in-touch with the developers since I´m really interested in giving “Roots of Insanity” a go. As for here and now though, the trailer made me think about a mix of “Insomnia“, “Amnesia” and “F.E.A.R.“. Well, I don´t know about you, but I really like the sound of that combination.
So if you´re into horror games of that kind, then keep your eyes and ears open for “Roots of Insanity”!
Robin “V-Act” Ek
The Gaming Ground
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