Eyes - The Horror Game


  • Currently 4.6/5
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Rating: 4.6/5 (2743 votes)
| Comments (4) | Views (18,048)

Eyes - The Horror Game

DoraThey say crime doesn't pay, but they were probably talking about jail or, at worst, being hunted down by Dog Chapman and not, say, an unspeakable horror lurking inside the house you decided to rob. In Paulina Pabis' horror action game Eyes - The Horror Game, your goal is to get in, grab all the loot you can, and get out before the grisly spirit inside finds you. The catch, apart from the spectre on your tail? Each time you play the location of the treasure is randomised, and all you can really do is run and hide and probably cry a little when you're being chased. Fortunately for you, there are eye symbols hidden throughout the manor that will allow you to see through the eyes of the ghost, which is helpful when you're trying to plan the escape route, or want to know if you should be spending your final moment sucking your thumb in the fetal position. Maybe next time, leave this sort of thing to someone more qualified, like Trilby?

Eyes - The Horror GameThe game plays with a control stick on the left to move, and swiping on the right to look around. You can tap items to interact, though some of them will be automatically added to your inventory. Tap the map to see where you've been, or the eye icon if you have any left to briefly look through Ghost-o-Vision... which can take some interpretation, since our ghost apparently sees things differently than we do, but can help you figure out where your stalker is. If it gets close, you'll know since the game will prompt you to run, and if you're caught, it's game over. There are, however, sounds and supernatural phenomena that generally precede the ghost's appearance, so keep your eyes and ears open. The game also has a free browser version that plays exactly the same, but is controlled with [WASD] to movement, the mouse to look around and pick things up, [Q] to activate ghost sight, and [M] to view your map.

Conceptually, the game is almost identical to Slender, with the by now old fashioned formula of "find a bunch of random stuff without getting caught by a monster". But where a lot of your success in Slender was dependant on luck, Eyes allows you to plan and spy and run rather than being caught by a GAME OVER simply because your antagonist can teleport and you can't. Of course, it would be easier to run if the dual-stickish controls didn't take some getting used to and doors opened with more expediency. Eyes is, admittedly, something of a one-trick pony. There's only one level, essentially, though the randomisation of item distribution allows for lots of replay, and the story is essentially non-existent. What it's got, however, is some stupendously eerie atmosphere and scares with not a lot of gore and no violence at all. It may be simple, but Eyes - The Horror Game is a stylishly scary funhouse of horror. It's practically begging to be expanded into a full-fledged adventure game, but in the meantime, for a fast freaky fix of fear, it's a great choice... especially with the lights turned out.

Play Eyes - The Horror Game (browser version)

NOTE: This game was played and reviewed on the iPad (1st Gen.). Game was available in the North American market at the time of publication, but may not be available in other territories. Please see individual app market pages for purchasing info.

4 Comments

I didn't get far as I was way too freaked out D:

Score: 9 (9 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply
malone.audrey Author Profile Page September 26, 2013 4:39 PM

What plug-in do I need to play this?

Score: 8 (8 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

Hi malone.audrey! You need the Unity plugin:
http://unity3d.com/unity-web-player-2.x.html

For future reference, at the top of the review next to "platform" will always display what the game is coded in, and clicking on any links there (such as Flash or Unity) will always take you to whatever plugin you need to download. :)

Score: 7 (7 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply
iLLuSioN_MooN Author Profile Page July 5, 2014 4:39 PM

I couldn't go past the first room.

No, it's not because the game crash or something like that.

It's just that I'm scared out of my mind just from those creepy atmosphere, and I still want to be able to sleep at night, thank you. So, no. I won't play this game - yet. Perhaps one day I will.

I could also say the same thing for "the house 2".

Score: 1 (1 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

^ Scroll Up | Homepage >

Leave a comment [top of page]

    Please consider creating a Casual Gameplay account if you're a regular visitor here, as it will allow us to create an even better experience for you. Sign-up here!
  • PLEASE UNDERSTAND SITE POLICIES BEFORE POSTING COMMENTS
  • You may use limited HTML tags for style:
    (a href, b, br/, strong, em, ul, ol, li, code, spoiler)
    HTML tags begin with a less-than sign: < and end with a greater-than sign: >. Always. No exceptions.
  • To post spoilers, please use spoiler tags: <spoiler> example </spoiler>
    If you need help understanding spoiler tags, read the spoiler help.
  • Please Preview your comment before posting, especially when using spoilers!
  • No link dropping, no domains as names; do not spam, and do not advertise! (rel="nofollow" in use)
988 Views
8 Comments
Hacker's Escape> Dora Pine Games' traps you in a very Hollywood hacker's lair in this stylish escape game, also free for iOS and Android! With codes and equipment strewn throughout the room, will you ever get out before they instagram our firewalls and hack our internets?  ...
1,987 Views
9 Comments
Weekday Escape N°60> elle Hottategoya, No1Game, and FunkyLand make up this week's edition of Weekday Escape... now who would ever possibly want to escape from that?  ...
1,019 Views
1 Comment
Dying Light> Dora You've been dropped into a quarantined city, searching for a rogue agent and a stolen file, but this place is a war zone. Several months into a zombie epidemic, the people of The Tower are just trying to get by, and when night falls, things get even deadlier in this gorgeous action adventure packed with monsters, crafting, sidequests... and parkour.  ...
749 Views
0 Comments
Shadowmatic> Dora I spy with my little eye, a lovely and serene puzzle game for your iOS. Rotate and combine shapes to cast shadows that craft different shapes on the wall in this elegant game. Despite some repetition and fiddliness, Shadowmatic is a beautifully presented title that's made for quiet evenings.  ...

Recent Comments

 

Display 5 more comments
Limit to the last 5 comments

Casual game of the week

Phantasmat: The Endless Night

Your Favorite Games edit

add
Save links to your favorite games here. Use the Favorites editor.

Monthly Archives

Legal notice

All games mentioned or hosted and images appearing on JayIsGames are Copyright their respective owner(s).

All other content is Copyright ©2003-2015 JayIsGames.com. All Rights Reserved.


Visit our great partner: maxcdn!