Outlast 2 is the hotly anticipated sequel to one of the most terrifying horror games of the past five years, and if the newly released Beta Demo Build is anything to go by, it’s going to be a corker.
In Outlast 2 you play a journalist called Blake Langermann, who along with his wife, is investigating the murder of a pregnant woman known only as Jane Doe. Things go very bad very quickly as your wife goes missing and you explore a very creepy village looking for her.
Drawing inspiration from the infamous Jonestown Massacre of 1978, the corpse-laden village is populated by homicidal maniacs and deranged cult members. Running and hiding are your only two options when attempting to escape capture as all you’re armed with is a video camera (which has a nifty night vision mode, but is useless in a fight!)
The Beta Demo packs plenty of tension and jump scares into its 15 minute playing time, and has some very creepy sequences (sneaking through a cornfield is a particular highlight). 15 minutes of pure terror that will really wet your appetite for the full game (which has sadly been delayed until 2017).