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  • Summary: Layers of Fear 2 is a first-person psychological horror game with an emphasis on exploration and story. Players control a Hollywood actor who heeds the call of an enigmatic director to take on the lead role in a film shot aboard an ocean liner. Beware, for all may not truly be what it seems.


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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 19 out of 46
  2. Negative: 2 out of 46
  1. May 28, 2019
    The jump scares are a bit overdone, same as the original Layers of Fear, and there’s an abysmal chase sequence in the second act that could’ve been cut completely. Still, Bloober Team’s rapidly proved itself as a master of psychological horror, using symbolism in ways most games don’t even attempt, let alone achieve. So what if it’s not very scary? There’s more important work to be done. Great work.
  2. May 29, 2019
    Layers of Fear 2 is a fascinating horror game that centers on exploring a mysterious ship and its ever-changing layout. It isn't the scariest game, but the unsettling nature of everything you encounter more than makes up for it. The constant environmental changes designed to mess with you are amazing and one of the best aspects.
  3. May 24, 2019
    Though LoF2's message may be cryptic at first, with every layer that is pulled back, more insight is revealed. If life is a stage, and all the men and women are merely players... where does that put you? What does it mean to be the captain of your own destiny? Will you let your past define you, or your future? The player is confronted with each question with the brute force of a formless ghost. The horror is real, but you may not be.
  4. May 30, 2019
    Layers of Fear 2 is better than its predecessor and mostly succeeds at its attempts to induce psychological horror. It is only marred by a few sections that, despite the fact that you’re running, tend to bring the pace to a halt, hindering the entire experience.
  5. May 24, 2019
    The winning formula does not change: this is what the boys of Blooper must have thought that, after the excellent commercial success of the first Layers of Fear, they have slavishly replicated the structure with some more interactivity.
  6. May 24, 2019
    Layers of Fear 2 is striking in its unsettling places, but is a looser experience than its predecessor, losing the player with busywork puzzles and winding corridors.
  7. Jul 8, 2019
    Similarly to its predecessor, a striking presentation is not enough for Layers of Fear 2 to overcome a jumbled menagerie of cliches, jump scares, and overwrought writing.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 28
  2. Negative: 10 out of 28
  1. May 28, 2019
    Great and unforgettable experience. LOF 2 is even better than LOF! BT knows how to make scary games! Must have for any horror fan!
  2. Oct 19, 2020
    the best game i play and the best part of layers of fears,the game a strong story and a good music ever seen
  3. May 31, 2019
    I really liked Layers of Fear 2, it's not typical "jumpscares" horror and this is why some people bash it.
  4. Jan 10, 2020
    This game has a very good potential but they can't use it. Some movie references are amazing. but just this. If you have a too much time you can try.
  5. Jul 3, 2019
    Layers of Fear 2 is an unnecessary repetition of the original, with an interesting script, but in the rest it is an absolute disappointment.Layers of Fear 2 is an unnecessary repetition of the original, with an interesting script, but in the rest it is an absolute disappointment.

    Again we find an interesting story as in the original delivery, which perfectly fulfills, but to which the generalized confusion again affects him.

    Walking Simulator with some puzzles and persecutions. I do not say more.
  6. Jul 15, 2019
    Сразу скажу то, что первая часть была более лучшее, атмосфернее визуально и по ощущениям. Вторая часть вообще какой-то бред бреда. ОднимСразу скажу то, что первая часть была более лучшее, атмосфернее визуально и по ощущениям. Вторая часть вообще какой-то бред бреда. Одним словом можно назвать игру как 3д кликер как в те времена, когда были флеш игры или как игры на мобилках. Концовка и сюжет де.рьмовый типа аля очень глубокий смысл, я вот например закончил игру не по своей воле неосознанно даже не зная этого на третью концовку и я них.уя не понял, чё произошло. И чтобы понять мне нужно перепроходить все круги ада. Нет спасибо я глянул концовки и все равно ничего не понял. короче просто дерьм.ище полное. Надеюсь студия обонкротилась и больше игр не будет выпускать. 4/10 Expand
  7. Aug 16, 2019
    This game is nothing like the first one. The chase scenes and strobe lights are miserable.

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