Amnesia: Rebirth, like earlier entries within the sequence, could be a tense, anxiety-inducing expertise. On the identical time, it’s additionally an journey sport full of puzzles to unravel. Should you’re a newcomer extra within the story and puzzles (or only a returning participant that wishes to replay the sport with out coping with the worrying madness mechanic), Frictional Video games has added an Journey Mode designed to chop down the horror components to create a extra liberating, exploratory expertise.
Journey Mode is offered now on PC, and can come to the PS4 model of the sport within the coming weeks. The optionally available mode doesn’t change something about Rebirth’s story, however environments function elevated lighting so that you simply received’t must wander round in darkness almost as a lot. Whenever you do enter a darkish space, the sport’s madness mechanic is disabled, so that you’re free to run round in pitch black rooms all you need. The creepy audio/visible results that affected the participant’s sanity are absent as effectively. Better of all is that monsters received’t assault until you have interaction with them first.
Whereas Journey Mode removes some mechanics, it additionally provides new puzzles to the expertise. This provides you one thing further to chew on because you received’t be operating to your life as a lot, whereas additionally offering some incentive to revisit the sport in a brand new gentle.
Frictional added the same replace to Soma known as Secure Mode, which the studio says was well-received by gamers and helped broaden the sport’s attraction. It’s at all times good to see builders take steps like this to make video games extra accessible, whether or not it’s incapacity choices, options that deal with arachnophobia, or by merely making the expertise much less spooky. Once more, Journey Mode is totally optionally available, so horror followers can nonetheless get pleasure from Amnesia: Rebirth in its unique kind; everybody wins.
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