Albedo: Eyes from Outer Space

An original combination of a shooter and adventure game. The main hero of Albedo: Eyes from Outer Space is John T. Longy, a night shift security guard working in a secret research compound, where experiments on time and space are being conducted. When the compound gets shaken by an explosion, the protagonist is rendered unconscious, and when he wakes up he finds out that the place has been overrun by monsters from outer space. The protagonist’s main objective becomes escaping the toppling building, and discovering the mystery behind the catastrophe on his way out. In Albedo: Eyes from Outer Space you observe the events from the first-person perspective. Exploration is the core of gameplay. While playing, you get to visit over twenty rooms filled with puzzles, based both on physics and manipulation of objects. The game features a unique system of hints, letting you peer into the future in order to find out what should be the solution of a given problem. Besides, an essential part of gameplay is combat against several types of monsters, whose only soft spots are their eyes – this is where you should send bullets if you want to kill the beasts.

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PC / Windows
Game Albedo: Eyes from Outer Space (PC) Cover
Albedo: Eyes from Outer Space

Albedo: Eyes from Outer Space | PC

Albedo: Eyes from Outer Space release date for PC:

game language:
English

10 April 2015 | Worldwide

10 April 2015 | Europe

10 April 2015 | USA

Game mode: single player

Sony PlayStation 4
Game Albedo: Eyes from Outer Space (PS4) Cover
Albedo: Eyes from Outer Space

Albedo: Eyes from Outer Space | PS4

Albedo: Eyes from Outer Space release date for PS4:

game language:
English

20 January 2016 | Worldwide

20 January 2016 | Europe PAL

20 January 2016 | USA NTSC

Game mode: single player

Microsoft XBOX ONE
Game Albedo: Eyes from Outer Space (XONE) Cover
Albedo: Eyes from Outer Space

Albedo: Eyes from Outer Space | XBOX ONE

Albedo: Eyes from Outer Space release date for XBOX ONE:

game language:
English

20 January 2016 | Worldwide

20 January 2016 | Europe PAL

20 January 2016 | USA NTSC

Game mode: single player

Albedo: Eyes from Outer Space for PlayStation 4 is an oryginal hybrid of a shooter and adventure game, created by Z4G0 and Ivan Venturi Productions. The game was published by Merge Games, whose back catalogue also includes indie games like HoPiKo or Extraterrestrial. One of the platforms Albedo: Eyes from Outer Space was released to is PlayStation 4.

Plot

The main hero in Albedo: Eyes from Outer Space is John T. Longy, a night shift security guard working in a secret research facility owned by Olympus Group, where experiments on time and space are being conducted. When an explosion shakes the compound, the protagonist drops unconscious. After waking up, he finds out that monsters from outer space have overrun the place. From now on, his main objectives become escaping the toppling building and discovering the mystery behind the horrifying events.

Mechanics

Albedo: Eyes from Outer Space for PlayStation 4 features a first-person perspective. Exploration is the core of Albedo’s gameplay. During the game, you get to visit over twenty rooms filled with puzzles (based on both physics and manipulation of objects), interactive elements and various mini-games. Since the in-game puzzles are rather complex, The game features a unique system of hints – thanks to a special device, John can peer into the future in order to find out what should be the solution of a given problem.

Besides, an essential part of gameplay is combat against monsters that come in several kinds: from human-like to hideous abominations resembling earthly animals with huge eyes. In combat you make use of a shotgun, and the key to success is shooting enemies’ eyes, which are their only soft spots.

Technical aspects

Albedo: Eyes from Outer Space for PlayStation 4 is characterized by its unique stylistics that evokes the feel of classic horror movies from the 1960s. The game’s 3D graphics is of average quality and utilizes a narrow palette of colors. The atmosphere is also enhanced by fitting music.

Albedo: Eyes from Outer Space trailer #1

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