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  • Summary: Visage is a first-person psychological horror game. Explore a mysterious ever-changing house in a slow-paced, atmospheric world that combines both uncannily comforting and horrifyingly realistic environments, and enjoy a genuinely terrifying experience.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 7
  2. Negative: 0 out of 7
  1. Nov 20, 2020
    90
    A terrifying and unnerving experience to play, Visage pays tribute to those that came before it spectacularly. A few minor issues won’t spoil the fun, but you won’t help but notice them as you uncover the truth. You have been warned.
  2. Nov 8, 2020
    83
    Visage takes over from P.T. and offers a title of psychological terror that will delight lovers of horror and the supernatural. One of the most chilling games in the history of video games.
  3. Nov 7, 2020
    80
    You could have put ‘Silent Hill’ at the front of the title and we would have called Visage a return to form. Ultimately, this is an exercise in stretching PT to a full house, which is almost entirely successful, with masterful scares and near constant tension.
  4. Nov 7, 2020
    80
    Clearly recommended for all fans of horror games.
  5. Nov 16, 2020
    74
    Visage is a survival horror that tries in every way to shake off that walking simulator aura that is so easy to put on it. On the one hand it succeeds in its intent, thanks especially to the proposed puzzles and the remarkable longevity. However, much of the experience is still tied to a limited script and the freedom of movement within the house is only apparent. The obsessive bactracking and the very slow pace of the action end up limiting the ambitions of the game, which remains - in any case - a raw and terrifying experience. Visage represents a considerable step forward compared to the usual horror rides proposed by the competition, but not enough to approach the classics it is inspired by.
  6. Nov 30, 2020
    73
    Although quirky, Visage is a thrill to play as the random events can change your experience with the game each playthrough, but playing it more than once will remove most of the thrill by knowing the jump scares and harder puzzles. I hope SadSquare studio continues to add to this title, as it can benefit from it, and it deserves to be played by the horror genre fans. I managed to solve all puzzles and earn all 27 achievements for 1,000 gamerscore in Visage in roughly 12-15 hours.
  7. Nov 8, 2020
    67
    Visage is scary, but also commits too many mistakes. For that reason, it is far from the work it wants to emulate.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 12
  2. Negative: 6 out of 12
  1. Nov 2, 2020
    10
    Waited so long for this Game and what can I say? It is one of the best horror games. I played a loooot of scary games but this one is by farWaited so long for this Game and what can I say? It is one of the best horror games. I played a loooot of scary games but this one is by far the scariest one.

    This game doesnt take you on the hand. If you like to explore yourself and you want to be scared, this game goes for you. 10/10 for 35€.
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  2. Nov 9, 2021
    10
    Very few horror games have entertained me let alone actually scared me like Visage. With such a small developer team, this game delivers in aVery few horror games have entertained me let alone actually scared me like Visage. With such a small developer team, this game delivers in a huge way. Expand
  3. Nov 12, 2020
    9
    Visage was birthed from the death of P.T. While that can make one as trepidatious as they are excited, know that of all the games to follow inVisage was birthed from the death of P.T. While that can make one as trepidatious as they are excited, know that of all the games to follow in Kojima and Del Toro’s wake, this game has found the essence of that brand of horror and elevated it to something unique. Not only is this game filled to the brim with atmosphere, the developers also made varied and interesting gameplay out of the “no-combat” approach to horror, keeping things fresh. There are also many frightening moments that you could easily miss, perfectly executed little scares that are designed for if you happen to be in one exact spot facing one exact way, always keeping you on your toes. The inventory system feels burdensome at first, but once you’ve passed the curve it works perfectly. The puzzles and exploration are designed to be for detail oriented players, as it is not always obvious what to do. While this could be frustrating, as long as you look everywhere (walls, floors and ceilings included) you should find your way. The graphics are 97% brilliant. The one miss is human models are pretty ugly, and can be a bit jarring the first time they show up. But other entities are beautifully horrific, and the design and craftsmanship of the game world is utterly spectacular. Nothing will ever replace losing Silent Hills, and Konami’s absolutely idiotic decision to pull P.T. still stings. But for those who loved P.T. and want a damn terrifying experience, this is a must. This game took many years to make, and now we know why. It is a modern horror masterpiece. Expand
  4. Oct 15, 2021
    4
    I wouldn't doubt that the game is pretty terrifying. Visuals are impressive. And there are some story beats to appreciate. The game's problemI wouldn't doubt that the game is pretty terrifying. Visuals are impressive. And there are some story beats to appreciate. The game's problem is its direction. I don't have too much of a problem slowly walking around a spooky house and clicking light switches and finding keys and all that usual stuff you find in indie horrors. Running away from creepy dudes is always tense, but why am I here? Where am i running to? What is the point if I don't have any context for any of this stuff? Just give me at least a little bit of context before you make me walk through this same corridor for the fifth time!

    I think the developers built a series of spooky environments, some spooky looking enemies, made everything real dark and spooky-like...then they figured out what the rest of the game was meant to be about. Well...I need more of a purpose to s*** my pants.
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  5. Aug 30, 2021
    4
    About 4 hrs in and couldn't bring myself to finish it. Long, repetitive, drawn out scenes, with recycled map layout. I literally might haveAbout 4 hrs in and couldn't bring myself to finish it. Long, repetitive, drawn out scenes, with recycled map layout. I literally might have got out of the same hospital bed 5 times! If you've seen the story once, you've seen it a thousand times. Jump scares where present here with some tension but it's so few and far between that I can't drag myself through the muddy story to get to it. Expand
  6. Nov 12, 2020
    4
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. It would be a good game if it was release years ago, because the graphics it is one of the worses of this last generation. I would advise to watch the walthrought in the Internet. Also the puzzles doesn't make any sense sometimes.My advise is to wait for a reduction in PSN. It is not a well - finished game. Expand
  7. Oct 10, 2021
    0
    One of the worst games I played for a long time. It's slow but slow as you can't imagine in your most terrific nightmares. Sure, it's a horrorOne of the worst games I played for a long time. It's slow but slow as you can't imagine in your most terrific nightmares. Sure, it's a horror but not in the good way. The gameplay is a masterpiece of garbage, slow again and not well made. It's like driving a tank in the darkness. Darkness are useful here because they hide the ugliness of the graphics. There are so many better games in this genre so you can easily avoid this one. Expand

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