Layers of Fear: Legacy for Nintendo Switch

Layers of Fear: Legacy

Feb 21, 2018
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About this game

Developer: Bloober Team
Content Rating: Mature


Layers of Fear: Legacy is a psychological and psychedelic horror game about a madness-engulfed painter striving to create his Magnum Opus. Learn the dark story of his past while gathering carefully crafted personal items that can be found in the game. Traverse the vision-induced, constantly changing house full of supernatural phenomena, where each move of the camera can shift the environment, and discover the true motive of the artist. Designed specifically for Nintendo Switch™, Layers of Fear: Legacy uses HD Rumble, touchscreen and fully supports the Joy Con controllers.

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18 Reviews
Branden JohnsonFeb 26, 2018
I know there’s no shortage of grimdark stories told in an overly serious manner, but the subject matter on display here deserves a bit of a heavier hand than it received. Layers of Fear: Legacy has some flaws, but the central experience – exploring an ever-changing mansion as you descend into madness – is solid and exciting. If you don’t mind a few cheap scares, there’s a good horror game here.
KiwiApr 26, 2018
Layers of Fear: Legacy is a brilliant horror story for (almost) all ages and levels of terror stamina. The artwork takes your breath away and the content in it keeps you guessing. Even though the controls for this game on Nintendo Switch  are a little clunky I am confident making Layers of Fear: Legacy a priority on your gaming menu would be a very favourable decision.
John RairdinMar 12, 2018
Layers of Fear may at first glance fit into the often derided walking simulator subgenre, but its impressive design makes it a much deeper and more memorable experience than one would initially expect. It represents an effective Switch port and even goes out of its way to include a motion control option. In the Switch’s growing library of horror titles, Layers of Fear has positioned itself as a powerful front runner.

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