- Red Hook Studios Creative Director Chris Bourassa
shared a PS4 video today announcing that madness awaits you in the Darkest Dungeon on PlayStation 4.
Below are the details, to quote: Greetings from the Abyss! We are Red Hook Studios, an independent 5-person team working out of Vancouver, BC, Canada.
We're all big fans of the dungeon crawling genre here, going all the way back to classics like Bard's Tale and Eye of the Beholder (1 & 2!).
We decided we wanted to honor that lineage and make an RPG in the classic vein. However, we also wanted to do something different at the same time. Something unique and challenging in its own way. Something memorable. Then it hit us: Stress.
We all experience it, especially those in particularly grueling circumstances. Like being 500 feet underground and running out of food, fighting horrific monsters, surrounded by all kinds of unnameable awfulness, for instance. It turns out, being a dungeon delver is rather a rough job.
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