A Ghost of a Chance
GHOSTS is a real-time FMV horror game by Jed Shepherd and Visible Games. If funded, it’s slated to release on a variety of consoles, including the following – PC, PS4, PS5, Switch and Xbox. Inspired by such genre classics as Night Trap and 7th Guest, the game is getting close to funded. The goal is $228, 932, and right now the funding is about $88,000 away from that lofty benchmark.
If you’re interested in the ambitious project, the good news is there’s still about a week to help out. And given all the neat tiers you can throw money at, there’s a lot of incentive for fans of horror games. If you’re still not sure, be sure to read the PR blurb below. And stay tuned to HPP for more promising crowdfunding news.
Jed Shepherd, the writer and exec producer of the ‘genre phenomenon’ HOST, along with the main cast of the hit film are making the world’s first real-time live-action video game, due for release in early 2022. The game is being made in collaboration with UK based Visible Games and distributed by Limited Run Games on PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo Switch and Steam. Creature design is by Siren Head creator Trevor Henderson and being brought to life by Jim Henson’s Creature Shop.
Photos of the game’s ‘antagonist’ THE LONG LADY have already gone viral, with websites around the world reposting the ‘sightings’ of her on a South London street.
About the Game
You play a TV producer, operating the outside broadcast van for a failing cable channel called FrighTV. Their flagship show is GHOSTS. As the cast explore a haunted location, you not only need to worry about their safety, the noises you hear around the van and the strange neighbours, but there’s also the urban legend of The Long Lady. Sightings of The Long Lady on this very street have chilled the bones of residents for decades. She appears in times of tragedy, looking through the windows of houses on the street. It’s said that if you look directly at her face, you die. Curtain salesmen do gangbusters here.
The full terrifying real-time version of the game is only playable at 10pm in your local time zone.