Slender The Arrival Review (Android)

For our Slender The Arrival Review we take on the Slender: The Arrival game which is the official re-imagining and expansion of the original game created by Mark Hadley teamed up with the writers behind the Marble Hornets series and the development team at Blue Isle Studios. The Arrival features a brand new storyline, improved visuals, great replay value, and most importantly, survival horror at its best.

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Slender The Arrival Review Pros:

  • Nice graphics.
  • 1.11GB download size.
  • Google Play achievements.
  • Has full Google play integration.
  • Full touchscreen controls.
  • The first chapter is free.
  • Two initial difficulties – Easy and Normal with a third one you unlock.
  • Can Invert axis and sensitivity sliders.
  • Graphics – Good, fast, and best. Vignette and camera motion blur settings.
  • Online leaderboards via the Google Play service.
  • Extras allow you to re-read collected lore.
  • Tutorial pop-ups as you play.
  • Anything you can interact with is highlighted with a white border.
  • Stage selection.
  • The prologue sets the story up and does most of the tutorial stuff like controls.
  • Horror action gameplay.
  • Excellent atmosphere.
  • Can change the gamma in-game.

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Slender The Arrival Review Cons:

  • Controls cannot be adjusted in their positions.
  • Slow starter.
  • The Prologue is very uneventful and slow.
  • Overall it’s a slow-paced game.
  • Cheap jump scares.
  • The sensitivity sliders feel a bit off.
  • Cannot skip the Prologue.
  • Had an issue where the Prologue didn’t count as being finished when I upgraded the game.

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Slender The Arrival:

Official website.

Developer: Blue Isle Studios inc

Publisher: Blue Isle Studios Inc

Store Links –

Google Play store



  • 7/10
    Graphics - 7/10
  • 8/10
    Sound - 8/10
  • 8/10
    Accessibility - 8/10
  • 8/10
    Length - 8/10
  • 7/10
    Fun Factor - 7/10

Jim Smale

Gaming since the Atari 2600, I enjoy the weirdness in games counting Densha De Go and RC De Go as my favourite titles of all time. I prefer gaming of old where buying games from a shop was a thing, Being social in person was a thing. Join me as I attempt to adapt to this new digital age!