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  First-Person Horror Game Silver Chains Is Going to Send Cold Shivers Down Xbox Gamers' Spines
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10/13/2021
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press.]

October 13th, Cologne - Headup and developer Cracked Heads Games announced that their first-person horror game Silver Chains is coming to Xbox Series X|S in just a week from now, perfect for your Halloween itch: the release date is locked in for October 20, 2021.

After a car accident, the main protagonist Peter finds himself trapped in an old English manor. He went there as it was his only change to get help and shelter for the night, even if it didn't look too welcoming. Soon he realizes that he's not alone in there, something is lurking in the shadows. To find a way out, he explores the ancient building and it's getting weirder with every door he's leaving behind...

Using Unreal Engine 4, Silver Chains' graphics bring to life the hauntingly beautiful interiors of an early 20th century English manor. The Victorian architecture plays its part in creating an eerie atmosphere which will keep you on the edge of your seat as you unravel the mysteries of this place and uncover pure madness!

About Silver Chains

Silver Chains is a first-person horror game with a strong emphasis on story and exploration. Search for clues within an old abandoned manor to unravel the truth about the terrible events which happened here.

After his car hit a tree in a stormy night, Peter wakes up in an old abandoned mansion, somewhere in England. He can´t remember why and how he got here, but soon he realizes that the house is not as abandoned as it seems. While trying to find a way out of the house, Peter has to uncover the dark secrets of what has happened in this place.

As he tries to find his way out, Peter discovers hints which indicate that he has already been here before. But by the time he’s starting to put the pieces of the puzzle together, something evil has picked up his trail… Solve puzzles to find out how you are connected to the mysteries of this place. But be careful: Something evil lurks in the cold, dark masonry and it has already started hunting you.

Features:

  • An atmospheric horror experience: photo-realistic & detailed graphics bring the interior of an old abandoned mansion to life and an eerie soundtrack will fully immerse you into the game.
  • Story-exploration-game with puzzle- and action elements: Unravel the mysteries of a huge mansion and gain entry into its hidden areas by solving puzzles
  • Beware the dangers lurking in the dark. This evil you cannot fight - run for your life or find a place to hide: Experience intense feelings of horror as you try to escape from the monster chasing you down.


About Headup

Headup is a hybrid games publishing and development company providing players worldwide with the best content in the independent gaming sector. Established in 2009, it is active on all major platforms such as consoles, mobile devices and PC, and was awarded as "Best Publisher" at the German Developers Awards in 2012, 2013, 2017 and 2019. With over 80 million customers served on mobile and further several million players on the PC and consoles, Headup is always looking to raise awareness and commercial success for developers thinking outside the box. More information can be found at www.headupgames.com and twitter.com/headupgames.

About Cracked Heads Games

Cracked Heads Games started its work in 2016 as a game developing company. Consisting of five employees, the company is located in a small town named Yakutsk, Russia.

Once part of a successful company focusing on mobile games, the team has always wanted to create games for consoles. So, leaving everything behind, they decided to start their own company. After creating office conditions in a rented apartment, Cracked Heads Games decided to start development for their first own game, an ambitious horror survival game called Silver Chains. The game was presented at some of the largest gaming conferences such as E3, Tokyo Game Show and gamescom. Whilst preparing the release of their debut title, the ambitious company has already started their next project.
For further inquiries please contact:
Gregor Ebert
[email protected]
+49 2421 48 68 703 (Germany)
Headup

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