Sound is one of the most cru­cial aspects of any hor­ror expe­ri­ence. Games use sound to great effect by ramp­ing up the ten­sion using the music and sound effects. Since the play­er inhab­its the body of the pro­tag­o­nist while play­ing a hor­ror game, every creak in the floor­board will leave you on edge. Wales Inter­ac­tive, pur­vey­or of great FMV games like The Com­plex and Late Shift, are cer­tain­ly not new to hor­ror, hav­ing pre­vi­ous­ly released Don’t Knock Twice. Their lat­est release, Maid of Sker, is both an excel­lent exam­ple of how sound can be inte­gral to a hor­ror expe­ri­ence but is also a love let­ter to sur­vival hor­ror from a crew that clear­ly loves the genre.

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