There are two distinct types of horror-genre “escape” type games in the app world. The first type – which, sadly, includes overwhelming majority of them — is predictable, uncreative, boring, and sometimes even laughable. However, the other type is spellbinding, original, challenging and, most important of all: completely thrilling. Fortunately, the new no-cost release from Trapped entitled Psycho Escape is definitely in the latter category.
Available now for iPhone/iPad and coming very soon for Android devices, The Psycho Escape back story is the stuff of nightmares – which means that it’s wonderfully terrifying and vividly unforgettable. It goes like this: A psycho killer is on the prowl. He knows where his victim is, and follows every action. He’s also relentless, and won’t stop until he completes his murderous mission. Worse, he seems to get some kind of sadistic pleasure from phoning his victims and telling them that there’s no escape.
That phone call is where Psycho Escape beings. Users realize that they can’t close the doors, lock the windows, or even call the police – because there may not be enough time for help to arrive. As such, they must concentrate on staying calm, so they can skillfully solve a variety of mind-bending mysteries and puzzles, and make their way through various levels. If successful, users will eventually wake up from this nightmare in a triumphant display of sheer courage and survivability. If they fail…well, let’s just say that the game doesn’t promise them much of a happy ending (although they can start over if they wish).
Key Psycho Escape features that will have users playing long, long into the night include:
> Crisp, high definition graphics and scenes designed with meticulous detail – for example, the drab fluorescent lighting in the morgue is flawless
> Multiple items to collect and use along the way
> Chilling music to accompany users as they scramble to survive
> A variety of customizable user settings (e.g. volume, pause, gamepad, etc.)
“As reported by LiveScience.com, the reason people love horror movies so much because they want to be emotionally affected and experience powerful suspense,” commented a spokesperson from Trapped. “However, most apps that try and capture this essence fall short, and end up putting users to sleep! And that’s why we spent so much time creating Psycho Escape. It’s a truly thrilling, spellbinding experience that will keep users on the edge of their seats, and have them wondering: will I escape and survive…or will I be the next victim?”
Psycho Escape, the thrilling new no-cost escape game that features multiple puzzles, mysteries, levels — and a relentless killer — is available now for iPhone and iPad from the App Store at https://itunes.apple.com/app/psycho-escape/id984462468.
A dedicated Android version is also available via Google Play at: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.trapped.psychoescape
A video trailer is also available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y8eHMJIOAjE.
For all other information or media inquiries, contact Mark Johnson on behalf of Trapped at +1 408 757 0156 or press (at)appshout(dot)com.
Trapped is an app development company, founded by a team of talented developers and designers with expertise in developing puzzles & escape games for over a decade. As experts in “escape games” we aim to push the limits of the genre and offer players the best games possible.
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