4th May 2016, 04:05 PM
The Park Review
While it doesn't reinvent the wheel, The Park manages to deliver a ton of great scares.
The Park is a brief, atmospheric horror experience that provides a solid dose of scares without ever really bothering to attempt to reinvent the wheel. What starts with the simple, slightly-cheesy premise of a mother trying to find her son in an abandoned amusement park quickly morphs into a chilling and personal horror story.
Mechanically, The Park is cut from the same cloth as first-person, story-driven games like Gone Home and PT. You walk around and examine various nick-nacks throughout the world meant to help flesh out the story -- newspaper clippings, creepy dolls, a child's shoe. However, unlike Gone Home, the Parkís objects arenít especially interesting, and donít do a whole lot to add depth to the characters or the world.
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