PC

Homesick Is An Adventure Game By Day, Horror Game By Night

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Homesick is an upcoming indie title for PC that sounds like a cross between an adventure game and a horror game. It has you exploring an abandoned building, at peace, solving puzzles and clues and opening new areas up in the process. This part of the game is meant to make you feel at home and takes place during the daytime, as you try to figure out who you are.

 

At night, however, when you sleep, you’re haunted by nightmares of being chased, as you try to escape. This part of the game sounds more like horror, although perhaps more subtle than we’re used to. Puzzles in both the day and night portions of the game affect one another.

 

Homesick recently made it onto Steam Greenlight, and the game’s developers say that when the game is released, it will cost less than $15. As of now, there’s no concrete release date—just a 2013 timeframe.

 

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.