White Night was developed by OSome Studios and published by Activision on Xbox One. It was released on March 6, 2015 for $14.99. A copy was provided by Activision for review purposes.
It’s so hard to dislike a game as beautiful as White Night. The stark, completely black and white visuals not only look gorgeous but are far more than just a gimmick, actually adding to the dread and atmosphere of this haunted house game. But, unfortunately, White Night just not very fun.
After making it through the first two chapters, I had finally had enough of the frustration and was pretty much ready to throw in the towel. I pushed through begrudgingly, but there are only so many random, pointless ghost deaths a man can handle before losing interest in what started out as such a cool game.
Independent developer OSome Studio have announced that their eerie 1930s noir adventure, White Night is set to release on Xbox One on March 6 for $14.99. Set in a shadowy mansion after a near-fatal car crash, White Night makes players search for aid whilst unearthing the secrets of the manor’s past. The game is said to be a narrative-driven survival horror title blending third-person action with exploration and puzzle-solving.
White Night’s moody black and white art style may be what first catches the eye, but it’s not just for show, playing a pivotal part in the game mechanics with light providing sanctuary and a resource to be managed. White Night was first spotted on last year’s famous E3 ID@Xbox montage video, but now has its very own launch trailer. Catch it after the jump.
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