The Blackout Club Review (Steam)

For our The Blackout Club Review, where we play a first-person co-op horror game centered around a group of teenage friends investigating a monstrous secret beneath the skin of their small town. 1-4 players explore procedurally-generated missions against a fearsome enemy you can only see with your eyes closed.

The Blackout Club Review

The Blackout Club Review Pros:

  • Decent graphics.
  • 16.56GB download size
  • Steam achievements.
  • Full controller support.
  • Graphics settings – display mode, resolution, resolution scale, a field of view slider, texture/shadow quality, volumetric fog, anti aliasing, motion blur, framerate smoothing, v-sync, and photo sensitive mode.
  • Controller settings – Invert axis and sensitivity slider, Xbox or Playstation button icons.
  • Enhanced horror system – enables voice and breathing recording to add paranormal stimuli phobia to the game.
  • The prologue is an optional opening chapter that acts as a tutorial.
  • First-person view.
  • Interactive button prompts.
  • Eerie soundtrack.
  • Close your eyes in order to see hidden objects and text.
  • Jump scare elements.
  • Has a Strangers Things meets Goonies-type vibe.
  • You can lean to peek around corners.
  • Heavily stealth-based.
  • Full 3D semi-open game world.
  • Two ways are available to interact with ladders – fixed, and/or view relative.
  • A fascinating world and is full of secrets.
  • Character creator – two body types, face, hair color, skin color, and eye color.
  • Online leaderboards for sacrificed exp and one for stalkers caught.
  • The main clubhouse is used as a hub where you choose your hero weapon, and read up on the many items, leaderboards, and missions.
  • Buy and equip power decks that change how you can play the game. They work like classes.
  • Customise appearance with purchasable gear – styles and color, tops, bottoms, footwear, accessories, gestures, and world.
  • Network settings – public or friends only.
  • Tense atmosphere.
  • Has some good gameplay ideas.
  • Comes alive in co-op and is the optimal way to play it.

The Blackout Club Review

The Blackout Club Review Cons:

  • The ritual system is tied to the enhanced horror system.
  • Only 14 achievements.
  • Cannot rebind controls.
  • Subtitles lag behind the spoken words.
  • You only have one real location to play over and over.
  • Hasnt had any meaningful updates for a while.
  • The story kind of takes a backseat and the build-up in the prologue is all but gone.
  • You don’t get to adjust the brightness in-game again.

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The Blackout Club Review

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  • 7/10
    Graphics - 7/10
  • 7/10
    Sound - 7/10
  • 6/10
    Accessibility - 6/10
  • 6/10
    Length - 6/10
  • 6/10
    Fun Factor - 6/10

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!