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  1. Sep 24, 2013
    Shoots for scares, but elicits yawns.
  2. Sep 24, 2013
    Saibot offers an interesting first person adventure here, but Doorways is very short. The story of each psycho killer is dissolved and the puzzles are no problem. But above all, despite a fairly "nice" sordid atmosphere, we cannot say that we have been frightened while playing.
  3. Sep 27, 2013
    It doesn’t rock and it doesn’t shock. The biggest scare of Doorways is imagining that there will be more episodes like this one.
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  1. May 13, 2014
    The art of this game and the music are amazing. It starts a bit weak but then you play and still play and it become really... really great, you wouldn't probably stop just for seeing the scenaries, but you will anyway that is how you feel a game in the same atmosphere it has. I don't know why, but this game is one of my favorites, and the best thing I would mention is how well done are the scenaries, also those amazing cinematics and the game itself has life when you encounter fear, I kinda feel great & enjoyed to be scared on this game. I think I prefer chapter 2, I'm not so sure because I'll have to finish them again to remember the parts of each one. I'm waiting for Chapter 3, and I'm really waiting it... this game is big and scary, it doesn't abuse of jumpscares I think, and it's scary in a manner of admiration and... replayability. That's pretty much it, love it, so I will give it a 9.5/10. Doorways Expand
  2. Sep 21, 2013
    A unpleasant game who knows how to scare you. It is a pleasant unpleasant game. Eh... It's very scary. It makes me not want to play it in a good way. It's so scary that I just don't want to launch the game again. It gave me the good horror feeling Amnesia: The Dark Decent did, and I love it! If you're looking for awesome horror games, this or Outlast are the games you are looking for! They will both scare you. But do not pick up Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs, that games was the dissappointment of the year. All in all, super scary game, can't wait to play again and the quit and out. Expand
  3. Dec 10, 2013
    First of all I have to say that this is the best horror game I've ever played. It got atmospheric and scary music, a good gameplay and it scares you to the bones. Especially the second chapter is so well made that you have to play it. I've already gone through the first two chapters so many times and I really look forward to the release of the next chapters.The start was great and I know the game will become even better. Expand
  4. Nov 4, 2013
    If you're a fan of Amnesia/Penumbra, there's some things to enjoy here. The ambience sound effects are good, and chapter 2 is the best of the 2 (and intro). It's a bit repetitive and fairly basic puzzle solving, but short enough that it won't bore you too much. Even one or two nice graphic touches. But be warned, it may well annoy/bore you because: a) there's no sense to the story really, it's a mess. b) it has tomb-raider-esque puzzles of get 4 pieces to get X running, mmm, why would someone's mind have a need to turn on the power??? c) the scares are few and expected. d) picking up notes a la Alan Wake was annoying in that game, and is again here. e) finally, apparently psycho's minds all look like the last level of Doom 3 in hell, tedious then and tedious here. There is a nugget of a game idea here, working through a person's mind to solve a crime, but this game is so far away from that idea that it's more a jumble of different ideas from other games meshed into a non-sensical story. It gets a 4 because it is short and I probably will play the next chapters, hey, I've paid for it. Expand
  5. Nov 20, 2013
    I enjoy an atmospheric game done right, and this isn't it. The first chapter is absurdly dark, even with the gamma turned all the way up. And by absurdly dark I mean it's difficult to see the ground on which you're walking, which really throws an annoying wrench in the works when there are pitfalls. The game did have one good scare, but all in all it was a bland and boring experience. Expand
  6. Aug 13, 2014
    Nice graphics and atmosphere. Runs like crap though. The frame-rate is the scariest thing about it. Not worth playing. I wanted to like it, buuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuut I couldn't. Expand
  7. Jan 1, 2014
    The only positive I can give it is "slightly creepy atmosphere". I'm being generous with a 2, because I found I could play it even though it made me not want to.

    The list of problems: relies on darkness way too much to create "challenge" (i.e. blundering about) and to scare. The actual scares are either laughably easily avoided or are merely a "don't go in the darkness." First person perspective, but plenty of platforming. Darkness abounds but you're meant to find clues. Environments that are confusing primarily because the are so repetitive/uninteresting.

    The biggest challenges usually consist of "did I go the right way, since it was so damn dark and everything looks the same" and "can I jump well without seeing my feet?"

    A definite pass, in my opinion.

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