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‘Outlast 2’ Review: PS4, Xbox One Survival Horror Game Challenges Players, Brings Mental Breakdown; Future DLC Possible [SPOILER]

Apr 26, 2017 05:23 AM EDT

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"Outlast 2" PS4 and Xbox One survival horror game is a first-person point of view genre  franchise, requiring players to have an exploration to find a way to survive the situation. Players will only equip with an in-game camcorder completed with night vision, allowing them to peer down the dark environment with an eerie green light and captured written journal entries pertinent to the story.

As gamers know from the previous installment of "Outlast 2" PS4 and Xbox One survival horror game, the camcorder isn't just a night-vision flashlight. With the camcorder, players can find documents and read them later, but in "Outlast 2" PS4 and Xbox One survival horror game, fans will actually record part of their gameplay and be able to re-watch scenes completed with the protagonist's commentary.

The main plot of "Outlast 2" PS4 and Xbox One survival horror game tells the story of Blake Langermann and his wife, Lynn. They both are investigative journalists, who pursue the scoop of the mysterious murder of a pregnant woman known as Jane Doe in the desert of Arizona. The scene of "Outlast 2" PS4 and Xbox One survival horror game opens with a helicopter crash and both Blake and Lynn get separated from each other.

It is found out later on that a demonic cult led by Sullivan Knoth has kidnapped Lynn as he believes that Blake's wife carries the Anti-Christ seed in her womb and therefore should be killed upon birth. In an interview, Morin stated before that through "Outlast 2" PS4 and Xbox One survival horror game, he wants to pursue a little more thoroughly the psychological layer.

Fans can feel the psychological mental breakdown that Morin has talked about from the very beginning of "Outlast 2" PS4 and Xbox One survival horror game until the end. Players will find many winding basement passageways, tight corridors guarded by monstrous killers, animal carcasses, severe limbs, and a bucket of blood. Gamers will have flashbacks to Blake's dark and secretive past occasionally, revealing his motivation merely isn't marital loyalty.

Another disturbing part of "Outlast 2" PS4 and Xbox One survival horror game is the sequence that relates to a fourth-grade girl, named Jessica and a priest at her school known as Father Loutermilch, revealing many disturbing facts about child abuse. Several in-game documents that are scattered throughout "Outlast 2" PS4 and Xbox One survival horror game, which written sometimes by cult members and other times written by Sullivan Knoth himself, often talks about torturing and slaughtering children mostly with a hint of inappropriate sexual deviance, as reported by a90skid.

Some of the documents also describe in a poetic way how slitting a child's throat can make someone wet with blood lust. As if it isn't enough, "Outlast 2" PS4 and Xbox One survival horror game reveal creepier and darker atmospheres surrounding child murders way too often like showing children get hang or decomposing corpses of toddlers.  

The ending of "Outlast 2" PS4 and Xbox One survival horror game is also considered confusing and doesn't feel to wrap up all the questions. It is believed that Red Barrels will probably release a DLC in the future to explain more about the loose end in the story plot of "Outlast 2" PS4 and Xbox One survival horror game like what happen to Blake and the baby after that and whether or not Lynn is truly pregnant, and etc.

"Outlast 2" PS4 and Xbox One survival horror game also include a very haunting music, having players get goosebumps and rapid heartbeats. "Outlast 2" PS4 and Xbox One survival horror game truly a complete package of psychological fear and horror that leads to mental breakdown.

According to Express, "Outlast 2" PS4 and Xbox One survival horror game get so many good reviews including from Gamespot, IGN, and PC Gamer with 7/10, 8.3/10, and 85/100, respectively. "Outlast 2" PS4 and Xbox One survival horror game is recommended only for those who have a strong psychological mind for the narrative and tone, including music are more brutal and bloody as well as brings more horror than its previous title.

Watch the video below for full walkthrough and ending of "Outlast 2" PS4 and Xbox One survival horror game. Does this title come out as you expected? Let us know your thoughts.

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