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"One of the best horror games ever made, this will scare you in incredibly clever ways and make you question everything you see." - GameRadar, 5/5
"Layers of Fear makes story, gameplay, and atmosphere work together in harmony." - The Escapist, 5/5
"The gorgeous environments are both detailed and terrifying, and the story will captivate you as you work to unravel all the threads." - GamingTrend 90/100
• IMPORTANT: Layers of Fear is a VERY graphically intensive game. You must meet the system requirements below in order to have a smooth experience. •
A Masterpiece of Fear
Layers of Fear is a first-person psychedelic horror game with a heavy focus on story and exploration. Players take control of a painter whose sole purpose is to finish his Magnum Opus. The player must navigate through both a constantly changing Victorian-era mansion and ghastly visions of the painter’s fragile and crumbling psyche. Along the way players will find bits and pieces of information that will allow the player to understand the dark and sad past of the painter.
• Additional information about Layers of Fear •
If you encounter problems playing the game, please visit support.aspyr.com. Our Customer Support team is happy and eager to help. Your feedback helps us make better games.
In order to run the game with satisfactory performance, your Mac must meet these minimum system requirements: 2.3 GHz CPU Speed | 4 GB RAM | 5 GB free disk space | (ATI): Radeon HD 5770; (NVidia): GeForce 750M | (Intel): HD 6100 | 1GB of VRam
Supported Gamepads: Xbox 360 for Windows controller (wired) and the Xbox One controller (wired)
© 2017 Published and distributed by Aspyr Media, Inc. “Aspyr” and the Aspyr “star” logo are federally registered trademarks of Aspyr Media, Inc. Mac and the Mac logo are trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Bloober Team Inc. All rights reserved. "Layers of Fear" and Bloober Team are all trademarks and/ or registered trademarks of Bloober Team Inc. All rights reserved. Unless otherwise indicated, "Layers of Fear" game is copyrighted by Bloober Team Inc. No part of the game may be used for any purpose other than indicated in the End User License Agreement. Therefore, reproduction, modification, storage in a retrieval system or retransmission, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical or otherwise, for any purpose other than indicated in the End User License Agreement, is strictly prohibited without prior written permission.
• Return to the madness with Layers of Fear: Inheritance, now available via in-app purchase!
Ratings and Reviews
Lots of issues. The game doesn’t remember that last video settings so has to be reset every time. I have an older iMac and can’t run it at HD. The flow is very choppy and it is annoying to play. Didn’t get particularly far before bailing on this.
Developer Response ,
Please open a ticket with our support team so we can look into the problem: https://support.aspyr.com/hc/en-us/requests
I loved this game. Wish there were a lot more like it. I played it on an early 2015 Macbook Pro and had none of the issues other people had, although it does take a long time to load - I’d estimate 60 to 90 seconds, which seems like eternity in computer time. But it was worth it. Great graphics, atmosphere, grew in intensity and complexity as the game went on, but playable without using a walkthrough. It should not have a two star rating!
Great Game! MORE DLC PLEASE!!!
Wow! This is a fantastic game! Graphics and speed are perfect for my newly bought mac. Story is fun and suspenseful. I say, Aspyr PLEASE add more dlc packs for more stories. If people do not spend hours on their computers and love creativity, this game should have a daily level or story generator by name, emojis or hobbies. Even better, a CREATE tab in launch screen to make our very own stories with easy plot tools. Awesome! Don't let this game be underrated.
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- Aspyr Media (iDP)
- 1.9 GB
- Requires macOS 10.10.5 or later.
English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Turkish
- Age Rating
- 17+ Frequent/Intense Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence Frequent/Intense Horror/Fear Themes Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
- © 2017 Aspyr
- In-App Purchases
- Layers of Fear: Inheritance $1.99
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