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  • Summary: Daymare: 1998 is a third person survival horror game with over the shoulder camera, developed in Unreal Engine 4 for Windows PC. The game features high-end graphics, original soundtrack, immersive atmosphere, hardcore survival mechanics and many connections with the beloved old schoolDaymare: 1998 is a third person survival horror game with over the shoulder camera, developed in Unreal Engine 4 for Windows PC. The game features high-end graphics, original soundtrack, immersive atmosphere, hardcore survival mechanics and many connections with the beloved old school survival horror games and '90s landmark brands. Expand

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 8
  2. Negative: 0 out of 8
  1. Apr 28, 2020
    78
    An old-school survival horror that knows how to play to its strengths.
  2. May 4, 2020
    73
    Daymare 1998 is pure comfort food for all the survival horror aficionados straight from the '90s. Don't expect nothing more than a loving tribute to the Capcom's best episodes (particularly the second).
  3. Apr 28, 2020
    70
    It is fair to say that there is a lot to love about Daymare: 1998 on Xbox One. Its gameplay is decent, the puzzles are solid and the writing is, for the most part, strong. There is a lot for people to delve into, especially in terms of the lore which makes replaying it a second time interesting. Unfortunately, the overall experience is brought down by glitches, odd design choices and overall jankiness.
  4. Apr 28, 2020
    70
    Daymare: 1998 is an ambitious survival horror game, balanced between old school mechanics and innovation and with an original plot rich of references to the 80s. Its good story and inventory management system clashes with a shaky technical production and some uneven difficulty spikes especially with puzzles, but it's overall a likeable game that every fan of the classic survival horror series should give a chance.
  5. May 12, 2020
    70
    Daymare: 1998 brings us an interesting story, full of 90s survival horror clichés; perfect for hardcore fans of the genre. Despite its technical and playable issues, it manages to keep us interested and wanting to go back know more about the story.
  6. May 14, 2020
    60
    Daymare 1998 is clearly an homage to survival horror games from the original PlayStation era. It hits some notes while missing plenty more. With some more tweaking and optimization this could have been a great addition to the genre. What is here though leaves a lot to be desired and falls more into the area of being a game that will spark some nostalgia, but induce more frustration at what could have been.
  7. May 4, 2020
    50
    With all of its issues, it’s hard to recommended Daymare: 1998. Some, however, will be able to grit their teeth and enjoy it – it’s not all bad. It’s a slice of old-fashioned survival horror, with a modern twist and some original features thrown in for good measure. Those original features aren’t all great, however, and the unevenness of the overall package – though reflected in the game’s budget price – makes it very much a love/hate affair. Though maybe “love” is too strong a word. Perhaps tolerate/hate affair is more appropriate.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 11
  2. Negative: 3 out of 11
  1. May 10, 2020
    10
    This is a neat revival of survival horror games, loved the lighting, the puzzles are challenging and the atmosphere is perfect.
  2. May 8, 2020
    10
    This game is far from perfect, but the passion that the developer had during the development was huge! I followed Invader Studios effort sinceThis game is far from perfect, but the passion that the developer had during the development was huge! I followed Invader Studios effort since the RE2 fan remake and they really are an amazing team. The game is still one of my favourite game of the last few years, try it you will not regret it. Expand
  3. May 5, 2020
    9
    With the last game updated the game is really better and I can enjoy it at the best also on my Xbox One. I love SH games and I test them onWith the last game updated the game is really better and I can enjoy it at the best also on my Xbox One. I love SH games and I test them on all my consoles. If at the release the game was not the best on Xbox One, now is better for sure and you can enjoy it as the great indie SH game it is. Give it a chance. Expand
  4. May 3, 2020
    8
    A Great survival horror game! The gameplay is solid and The atmosphere is topnotch.
  5. May 4, 2020
    7
    Daymare 1998 is 3rd Person Horror Survival Puzzle Adventure. The game is the First release from Indie Developer Invader Studios. Designed fromDaymare 1998 is 3rd Person Horror Survival Puzzle Adventure. The game is the First release from Indie Developer Invader Studios. Designed from the bottom up as an homage to the classic horror games of the '90s, Especially Resident Evil. Daymare is a trip down nostalgia lane, potholes, speed bumps, and all. You will play several different characters, offering different perspectives to the ongoing story. Though if you're a fan of the genre, you won't be caught off guard too much with this story. Though the story does embrace likely the best explanation of why zombies eat brains. The game doesn't try to hide it's influences and is puzzle and easter-egg filled. The music is original, and suited for the game, but it became a bit much for me and I turned it off to better hear the ambient sounds, this seemed to relieve a ton of stress on the engine, and the game ran smoother. The nostalgia trip is complete, from the elation of starting the game to the frustration of the controls. The controls are clunky, and at times frustrating, especially during a Boss battle. The game itself is well put together, but the engine can be seriously heavy at times. Fans of the Classic Horror Survival games will feel right at home with Daymare top to bottom, but those more accustomed to the newer setting may have a little less fun with it. Expand
  6. Jul 18, 2020
    7
    Version a XONE del Daymare 1998 aparecido en junio de 2019 en PC(Steam).
    Version bastante buena tuvo algunos problemas de lanzamiento pero
    Version a XONE del Daymare 1998 aparecido en junio de 2019 en PC(Steam).
    Version bastante buena tuvo algunos problemas de lanzamiento pero que se han ido solucionando
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  7. Apr 29, 2020
    1
    Очень плохая оптимизация на Xbox One и нет поддержки Xbox One X. Низкая частота кадров 20-25fps - невозможно даже прицелиться из-за это.Очень плохая оптимизация на Xbox One и нет поддержки Xbox One X. Низкая частота кадров 20-25fps - невозможно даже прицелиться из-за это. Абсолютно плохой порт, чтобы заработать денег. Ужасно! Expand

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