As October wraps up, what better way to celebrate Halloween than with a freshly released horror game like Through the Woods. Developed by Antagonist, an independent Czech Republican development team, Through the Woods is a third-person Norse horror game that focuses on atmospheric horror.
Placing the player in the perspective of a mother searching for her missing son, the game torments the character with events that led up to the disappearance of her son. Utilizing an emotive story and effective sound design, the game is a promising new horror title strays away from standard modern horror games.
Antagonist is celebrating the official release for their game with a contest for all players. The contest involves encouraging players to explore the forest in order to discover Easter Eggs. There are various prizes to be won, which include Steam Controllers, games and an MSI Vortex laptop. Details on the competition can be found on the team’s Facebook page.
Through the Woods is available to purchase on Steam for $19.99 right now. At the time of writing, there is currently a 10% discount due to the Halloween Steam sale. Buyers will also have the option to purchase a deluxe version for $26.97, which includes the game, the haunting soundtrack and the detailed digital artbook.