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Uncanny Valley's thrills and chills now available in a playable demo

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A playable demo for Uncanny Valley, a survival horror game following a security guard, is now available through the game's website, developer Cowardly Creations announced.

In Uncanny Valley, players assume the role of Tom, who works at a remote facility. Tom grows bored of his long night shifts and begins to wander the area; however, his explorations soon lead him into trouble. Uncanny Valley includes a consequence system that affects how its story and gameplay will evolve.

"For example — you fail at avoiding your attackers, meaning your character will move slower throughout the game, making it harder to escape future pursuers — so the player needs to be careful and more clever, which adds more tension," the game's description reads.

"Of course, there are a couple of sections where you can die, but we're trying to avoid that as much as possible ... Dying and repeating the same section over and over is tedious and leads to frustration. The game stops being scary if you're angry and just want to rush through it, so we think that adding such a system will still keep the tension while adding a new layer to scariness."

Uncanny Valley is expected to launch in full this fall. The game was crowdfunded via Indiegogo earlier this year and Greenlit via Steam in May. It's currently available for pre-order on Mac and Windows PC.

For more on the game, check out the trailer below.

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