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  • Summary: You are a teenager from a small, modern town. Each morning, you awaken covered in mud or scratches, with no memory of the night before. You've heard of sleepwalking - but this is different. Sometimes you lose entire days.

    There are others like you. Your new group of friends bonded over
    You are a teenager from a small, modern town. Each morning, you awaken covered in mud or scratches, with no memory of the night before. You've heard of sleepwalking - but this is different. Sometimes you lose entire days.

    There are others like you. Your new group of friends bonded over this shared secret, forming a club to investigate the cause of these BLACKOUTS. Together, you discovered a network of bizarre underground tunnels, hidden just beneath the surface of your quiet community. An uncanny, disorienting music beckoned from below.
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 7
  2. Negative: 1 out of 7
  1. Jul 29, 2019
    77
    So to some up, The Blackout Club is a Fun, addictive 4 player co-op horror with a Stranger Things atmosphere and lots of paranormal paranoia. Fans of the genre will dive for this and its nice to see a brave new attempt at the horror game. With the new enhanced horror system being a plus I can see people are going to be very curious about this title.
  2. Aug 1, 2019
    76
    The Blackout Club is a great cooperative horror experience, with a cool atmosphere and an interesting story. It may be a bit boring if playing it alone, but Question does a great job giving us a different way of telling a horror story, perfect for summer.
  3. Aug 5, 2019
    75
    The Blackout Club is a pretty fun adventure - especially played in a cooperative- that mixes stealth, horror and some conspiracy theory in a remarkable way. However, a rough combat and repetitive missions make the adventure lose steam with the hours.
  4. Aug 8, 2019
    75
    The Blackout Club introduces a fascinating and often addictive co-op stealth gameplay, even if wit a bit too much repetitiveness in its system of procedural mission objectives. Definitely a game to consider if you're willing to pass some good non-shooting time with friends online.
  5. Aug 4, 2019
    70
    It does cooperative play well and with a creepy X-Files vibe to things, the tone is certainly there for a jump scare or two.
  6. Official Xbox Magazine UK
    Oct 12, 2019
    70
    A pretty fun co-operative horror adventure that falls flat on its key selling point. [Issue#182, p.89]
  7. Aug 7, 2019
    40
    While it's fun at first, The Blackout Club just doesn't have enough going for it to keep players engaged for longer than a couple of hours. The game becomes a boring, repetitive slog that gets less scary and more annoying the longer it's played
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  1. Positive: 1 out of 2
  2. Negative: 0 out of 2
  1. Aug 2, 2019
    9
    "The Blackout Club"
    Reviewed By: Carless Yen
    Developed by: Questions LLC Platforms: Xbox, PS4, Steam The BlackOut Club is like a bunch
    "The Blackout Club"
    Reviewed By: Carless Yen
    Developed by: Questions LLC
    Platforms: Xbox, PS4, Steam

    The BlackOut Club is like a bunch of things I love wrapped into one. The 4 player Coop really reminds me of Left 4 Dead, The atmosphere and feel just gives off that Stranger Things/They Live vibe, and it's stealth and devices aspect really feels a lot like Alien Isolation. All that in one little package adds up to something that just feels really fresh. I really loved the fact you are kids so your really under powered against grown men and beings. So you have to find ways to take them down, and they are your friends and neighbors under control by something so you want to do so with out really harming them. You will use things like tranq darts, trip wires, stun guns, and even prank call them to sneak by which is hilarious. You will hear them get scam calls which cracks me up because I get ones just like them all the time. You start out with your choice of weapon a stun gun, crossbow, or grappling hook. The rest of the things you find hidden in crates through out the neighborhood or its tunnels below. You can also get some by choosing your special or minor powers that you can level up. Some the powers are minor like starting with bandages all the way up to major special take downs of the enemies or special drones.
    The story is this creepy cult has taken over your neighborhood, and at night it turns people into mindless zombies that will hunt you down. Your a kid group of investigators trying to collect evidence against them. They have a leader you can only see when you close your eyes called "The Shape" he is really strong and hard to escape if he is after you. He only comes after you though if your stealth isn't up to par, and you get spotted a lot. When you close your eyes you can also see footprints telling you where to go for your objective. The objectives range from things like planting bugs, hanging posters, rescuing kidnapped kids, investigating break ins. and many more. Some times they will seem a bit repetitive but if you have a good group of friends to play with you don't really mind that much. The devs also seem to really be putting a lot into this game so I see updates coming a lot. Another thing I love is the mysteries that still remain. Question LLC doesn't give you all the answers. There is a lot of things left to figure out for yourself and that makes it pretty addictive. I found myself saying one more game, one more game all night. The more you play the more neighborhood, missions, and tunnels you unlock so it's really rewarding. The custom items you can unlock are kind of weak though. As well as the character creation. That is probably my only complaint is every one looks like little girls, and the same. I hope they add a little more as far as that.
    I really think this game is a can't miss though. I think you will love it if you have a lot of friends to play with. It is pretty easy to make them while playing as well. I made a few very quickly. You will also run into tons of morons as well who don't even try to play stealthy. That is with everything though, and some times adds up to even more fun and laughs. Do your self a favor don't miss out on "The Black Out Club" its frights, mysteries, and coop fun is just something really unique and entertaining in a slow summer season of game releases.

    Pros: Atmosphere and Environment feels real and haunting
    The devices and weapons are fun to use
    Challenging as you progress
    Loaded with mystery
    Coop is a blast
    Really fresh feeling

    Cons: Custom Characters and character items fall a little short

    Overall: 9.5 A can't miss. One of those Summer of 2019 experiences like hard seltzer waters. You and your friends won't be able to step away from it. What the Stranger Things game should have really been like.
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  2. Aug 2, 2019
    7
    Blackout Club is a First-Person Co-Op Horror Stealth game. You are part of the Blackout Club, a group of adolescents trying to uncover andBlackout Club is a First-Person Co-Op Horror Stealth game. You are part of the Blackout Club, a group of adolescents trying to uncover and gather proof against a dark cult, brainwashing and controlling the towns sleeping adults. The adults are sleepwalking, and some of the teens, are too, but some of them aren't coming back! The story revolves around a group of adolescents, who's friend has gone missing. Using the cover of night, and the fact that almost all of the adults are sleepwalking to investigate this Urban Nightmare, and bring attention to the cultist activities happening in the tunnels beneath the town. Chose your Hero tool, a taser, grappling hook, or crossbow to help you traverse the town, and keep from getting caught. Unlock perk cards and use various abilities to help each other find the evidence needed to save your friends, and your town. Close your eyes to gain perspective on situations, and too see which direction to go, or to see The Shape. The Shape is the ultimate fail, as you're noticed, and your "sins" are reported, the shape will come to get you, and he can only be "Seen" with your eyes closed. There is also a Stalker mode, that allows you to work for the Shape, and hunt groups of Teens, and report their Sins. Dark and creepy, Blackout Club is an intensely fun, Co-Op with a lot of secrets hidden in dark corners. Expand