It’s the second-spookiest day of the 12 months, so let’s cap off the week with just a little homicide. Friday the 13th: Killer Puzzle is a light-weight, foolish, mostly-free and completely gore-drenched spinoff from Blue Wizard Digital’s Slayaway Camp, a easy block-sliding puzzle dressed up as a slasher horror splatter-rampage. This time, you get to play as everybody’s favorite ultra-zombie, Jason Voorhees. He’s a very good boy, actually – listens to every part his mum tells him.
If you’ve by no means performed Slayaway Camp, the idea is straightforward. The arrow keys transfer Jason round in a straight line, till an impediment like a wall stops him. If the impediment he bumps into is an annoying teenager, then he does a homicide on them. Each degree, your aim is to bump off all the youngsters on the map, after which a chosen Final Girl/Boy, accompanied by just a little quick-time occasion to ensure they don’t go and escape to the inevitable sequel.
Of course, there’s just a little extra to it than that. The sport progressively introduces hazards equivalent to water (Jason is just not the best swimmer), fireplace (Jason is a bit dehydrated and flammable) and afterward you’ll encounter armed
victims people that you simply’ll need to fastidiously work your manner round. Every few ranges you’ll achieve an additional degree of Bloodlust, which is able to enable Jason to – paradoxically – claw open a loot crate. These packing containers include new weapons, and whereas purely aesthetic, every sort of weapon has its personal handful of kill animations if you wish to combine issues up.
If you’d reasonably not wade hip-deep by means of the blood of little polygon folks, there’s additionally a low-violence mode, though that reasonably defeats the aim of taking part in a Friday the 13th sport.
The overwhelming majority of Friday the 13th: Killer Puzzle is free, taking you all the best way as much as Jason’s notoriously ridiculous journey in area. For these itching for just a bit extra homicide, an optional bundle of DLC (£6.89/$10) is offered. The bundle provides a handful of recent costumes for Jason, plus 4 additional chapters of 13 puzzles every. These foolish What If eventualities embody a victory lap by means of Crystal Lake, and chapters the place Jason goes on murder-sprees in Victorian London, the medieval period and even historical pre-history.
You can grab Friday the 13th: Killer Puzzle here on Steam, free. And with that, I’m off to prepare for a visit to London for Rezzed. With just a little luck, I’ll get to fulfill a couple of of you at the RPS Mixer tomorrow.