Darkwood - a new perspective on survival horror. Scavenge and explore a rich, ever-changing free-roam world by day, then hunker down in your hideout and pray for the morning light.
Survival horror without jumpscares
Scavenge and explore the rich, ever-changing free-roam world by day, then hunker down in your hideout and pray for the morning light.
- Survival horror from a top-down perspective that is terrifying to play.
- No hand holding or quest markers. Test your skills and figure things out on your own!
- By day explore the randomly generated, ever-sinister woods, scavenge for materials, craft weapons and discover new secrets.
- By night find shelter, barricade, set up traps and hide or defend yourself from the horrors that lurk in the dark.
- Gain skills and perks by extracting a strange essence from mutated fauna and flora and injecting it into your bloodstream. Watch out for unexpected consequences…
- Make decisions that impact the world of Darkwood, its inhabitants and the story you experience.
- Meet eerie characters, learn their stories and decide their fate. And remember - don’t trust anyone.
- As nights go by, the lines between reality and nightmarish fantasies begin to blur. Are you ready to step into Darkwood?
Epic Player Ratings
Captured from players in the Epic Games ecosystem.
This game isExtremely Fun
This game hasChallenging Combat
This game hasAmazing Storytelling
This game hasQuickly Understood Controls
This game isHighly Recommended
This game hasUnique Visuals
- 79%Critics Recommend
- 77Top Critic Average
- StrongOpenCritic Rating
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8 / 10
“An impressively original horror game whose doom-laden atmosphere and relentless day/night cycle is more terrifying than any jump scare.”
God is a Geek
by Gary Bailey
8 / 10
“Despite a seemingly unnecessary level of challenge, Darkwood is genuinely one of the scariest games out there, featuring some of the best sound design in the survival horror genre.”
by Cian Maher
9 / 10
“Darkwood's forests are atmospherically horrifying in a novel and affecting way.”
Reviews provided by OpenCritic
OS versionWindows Vista
OS versionWindows 10 64-bit
CPUIntel Core 2 Duo 2.8Ghz or equivalent
Memory4 GB RAM
Memory6 GB RAM
GPUGeForce 8800GT / ATI Radeon HD 4850
GPUGeForce GTX 660
Additional NotesMinimum resolution: 1280x720
- Audio: N/A
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