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Quick-fire June 2021, Part Two

Hentai vs. Evil
Developed by Axyos Games and ported & published by eastasiasoft on the 27th of May 2021 for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch, Hentai vs. Evil is a naughty third-person shooter.

Hentai vs. Evil features three playable characters that are all fully customizable – from body shape and hairstyle to different clothing and accessories. Only one is available in the beginning, but as you will play, you will unlock two more. In this open-world third-person shooter you will equip a handful of weapons, with which you will have to defeat your opponents. To survive, you will need to collect different power-ups in forms of ammo and health boxes, and also rescue the girls that were thrown in the cages by the flesh-eating zombies. The main premise is that you kill 12 Reapers in a level and then go and rescue the girl as that unlocks the cage she is in. There are two game modes (Rescue and Survivor) and difficulty settings, which will allow you to play the game the way you want to. This somewhat caters to Hentai vs. Evil’s minimum replay value, as you can take down demons, zombie hordes and orcs in more than one way. You can get this free-roaming 3D action game in the PlayStation Store for 9,99€, which might be a bit too much for the content the game offers – there are only three different levels available, those being The Small Town, The Pirate Bay and The City. Hentai vs. Evil comes as a double pack, allowing you to download both the PS4 and PS5 versions of the game.

Song of Horror
Being already available on Steam for Halloween 2019, this Protocol Games developed and Raiser Games published survival-horror cult hit arrived to PlayStation 4 on the 28th of May this year. A 3rd person, fixed-camera survival horror adventure. Fear the Presence, a mysterious entity you cannot fight: stay alert, hide, breathe slowly… Explore cursed places where unseen spirits and lost souls linger in a true horror story for the ages.

The famed writer Sebastian P. Husher has gone missing, along with his entire family. Worried, his editor sent an assistant to his house in order to look for him – but he never came back… These disappearances spark a set of events that will soon reveal something dreadful: a nameless, dark entity known only as The Presence seems to be responsible.

Oh, my… Song of Horror and The Presence really got into my mind after playing this game. It is an homage to the classic survival horror games that might leave you breathless. And I mean literally. This third-person horror title serves a unique and dynamic dread experience, as its supernatural antagonist The Presence adapts to all of your actions. This entity is controlled by an advanced artificial intelligence and is watching your every move and decisions you make throughout the game, so it will offer you a distinctive gameplay experience instead of vomiting out pre-scripted sequences. Because of that, your experience might be completely different than the one your friend had with Song of Horror. The story will be played through the eyes of thirteen different characters that you will control. Each of them is different not only by design, but also to their investigation methods and the way they gather clues. The decisions you will make with them will play out in a wholesome and connected world. “Good news” is, all of them can and will die, when The Presence gets to them. Their death is permanent, so you will have to choose another character to continue the story and investigation with. In Song of Horror, you will traverse and inspect a lot of horrifying places, from a mysterious antique shop to the classic abandoned mental hospital. By investigating these terrorizing places, you will gather items and clues that are needed for solving complicated puzzles, which you will have to try doing without shitting your pants. The storyline is well done and the graphics and sounds are well made and greatly implemented. Get it, if you like games like Silent Hill, Layers of Fear, Outlast and other similar ones, but prepare to feel uncomfortable. In a good way.