Bundle up and slip into your wolf skin jacket once more as the heavily delayed fourth episode of The Long Dark has finally been released. Episode Four: Fury, Then Silence finds us trying to survive both the freezing cold and a gang of ruthless escaped convicts.
Hinterland today launched The Long Dark Episode Three: Crossroads Elegy on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Steam. Continuing the wildly popular survival storyline of the WINTERMUTE series, Episode Three: Crossroad Elegy spins the storytelling focus from Will Mackenzie who was featured in the earlier episodes, and drops players into the boots of Dr. Astrid Greenwood as she takes on the unforgiving wild and tells her own unique story of survival and exploration. To open this new instalment of the WINTERMUTE story to existing and new fans alike, Episode Three: Crossroads Elegy is unlocked for all players, regardless of whether they … Continue reading The Long Dark Finally Continues Icy Adventure
This week, special guest columnist John Breeden highlights developer Hinterland Studios for forgoing immediate profit to instead go back and improve the core gameplay of their signature title, The Long Dark. It’s a selfless and gamer-focused model that other development teams should try and follow.
Having found the medicine for our injured friend, the next part was so simple. Head south along the broken tracks and deliver the life-saving prize. But in The Long Dark, nothing is easy. Three blizards and five wolf packs swept in to bar the way.
The story mode for The Long Dark did not receive the best reception, but we really love it! Follow along as we brave everything that winter can throw at us. Unlike that other show, winter is not coming. It’s here!
The Long Dark is a beautiful game that challenges players to try and survive alone in the Canadian wilderness where your primary enemies will be the cold, starvation and wolves.