The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope | Review in 3 Minutes

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    Will Cruz reviews The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope, developed by Supermassive Games.
    The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope on Steam: store.steampowered.com/app/1194630/The_Dark_Pictures_Anthology_Little_Hope/
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buddah1978egypt
buddah1978egypt

Couldn't agree more on your review. I feel that supermassive games are the only company that actually have consequences for your actions. Often compared with telltale where your actions make little difference to the final outcomes.

8 dager siden
Shashi Kala
Shashi Kala

I love this game!!

9 dager siden
Jorae Reegers
Jorae Reegers

And then a complete polar opposite from Zero Punctuation

9 dager siden
Nicklefritz
Nicklefritz

So I'll go ahead and say buy the game, it's better than man of Medan. HOWEVER you need to know there is now a character trait system. If you do too many decisions in one direction, witty, aggressive, heroic etc... Then that trait will become locked. Every locked trait increases the QTE timer or will just outright kill them. So you can't just play each character as they are initially portrayed. You have to keep them rounded in their traits if you want them to live. Loved 90% of the game, 5% near the end of the game is unfair, last 5% for the ending was pretty good.

12 dager siden
GeorgeNoiseless
GeorgeNoiseless

I'm glad this series has it's fans, because the games are rather fun to dissect. As for this game, I'd like to note that it took great courage on the writers part to take the most criticized aspect of their previous game and combine it with one of the most hated narrative tropes out there. I'd definitely like to see if they triple down in the final part of the trilogy,

17 dager siden
buddah1978egypt
buddah1978egypt

@GeorgeNoiseless fair enough. I really enjoy these. You also pay for a full game without the need for microtransactions. Great fun in online co-op which is a unfortunate dying trend.

8 dager siden
GeorgeNoiseless
GeorgeNoiseless

@buddah1978egypt Oh I'm simply repeating the observation that at this rate The Dark Pictures are unlikely to be developed beyond the third instalment,

8 dager siden
buddah1978egypt
buddah1978egypt

There are 8 stories. It is a anthology.

8 dager siden
Tanner Hunnicutt
Tanner Hunnicutt

Bad game

17 dager siden
- SalemCrow -
- SalemCrow -

The ending is a really good twist but it makes literally no sense and doesn't explain a lot of things

19 dager siden
Tommy Salty
Tommy Salty

Such a good review could only have been made in the Boroughs! Great job, Will!

19 dager siden
WillCBlogs
WillCBlogs

Lol I love this! Thanks Tommy.

19 dager siden
doctor doxxed
doctor doxxed

too bad the ending throws everything out the window. you liked these characters besides main boy? hmmm you could... or we could just do what we did so everything seems quite pointless

19 dager siden
JombilyWobbily
JombilyWobbily

The intro for my 3 second review reads "You control Movie Watcher, pretending he's playing a game", full stop, credits roll. And holy Uncanny Valley! On a less flippant side: this is your best review yet, Will, I might have a different opinion, but strong presentation. Keep'em coming.

19 dager siden
Eyal Itsik
Eyal Itsik

Huh. Am I going to enjoy it, as a person who generally dislikes horror games?

21 dag siden
Eyal Itsik
Eyal Itsik

@WillCBlogs Oh, I didn't even notice who answered me! :) The problem for me is that if I'll ever play any more horror games, I want to do it coop. Too much of a coward. :p

20 dager siden
WillCBlogs
WillCBlogs

@Eyal Itsik For the review I focused on solo. I did have family play local co-op for an hour or so on Halloween. They enjoyed it.

20 dager siden
Eyal Itsik
Eyal Itsik

@WillCBlogs Did you by any chance play the coop mode?

20 dager siden
Eyal Itsik
Eyal Itsik

@Crest - BarcrestPlayers Why do you think it's awful?

20 dager siden
Crest - BarcrestPlayers
Crest - BarcrestPlayers

No it’s awful

20 dager siden
haissam Ali
haissam Ali

I am really loving this 3min series keep up the good work team

21 dag siden
vidmuncher
vidmuncher

Beware the vibe check

21 dag siden
Phil Zan
Phil Zan

god the models are ugly, chinless doppelgangers...

21 dag siden
KitTheKat
KitTheKat

Is it a direct sequel? Is there a need to play the previous one?

21 dag siden
Pavel Turlakov
Pavel Turlakov

All of the games in The Dark Pictures Anthology are completely separate stories.

9 dager siden
WillCBlogs
WillCBlogs

Nope! You can dive in with no strings attached.

21 dag siden
Kenneth Toro
Kenneth Toro

If you can look passed the biggest plot hole of a little girls opinion mattering in supposed 17th century then yeah, it's a strong story. Lolol.

21 dag siden
Platy Pus
Platy Pus

Have you not read the crucible? A group of little girls got half a town burned at the stake as witches lmao

21 dag siden
breadraptor
breadraptor

"your choices can play against their stereotypes" Sounds just like what got me invested in Until Dawn, haha. you can force them to have a character arc

21 dag siden
DJTXD
DJTXD

I just love the "MAREH!"

21 dag siden
Lyaksandra B
Lyaksandra B

Opening warning, I'm not saying the game is good or anything, read carefully. This, for me, was way, way better than Man of Medan. Unlike the previous game, the characters here managed to get me invested, the story was more alluring, and both the atmosphere and jump scares got more reactions.

21 dag siden
Fancy Rex Gaming
Fancy Rex Gaming

I watched a full play through and still want to play it myself just because every play through is different enough that it doesn't really spoil the experience

21 dag siden
- SalemCrow -
- SalemCrow -

They're all basically the same it's just who survives at the end and some dialogue that's mainly different

19 dager siden
Jesse H.
Jesse H.

[spoilers below] Having enjoyed both these games with my gf, I've been a little disappointed that the Dark Pictures Anthology doesn't have _anything_ supernatural in it, so far. Horror stories with real-world explanations can be really good, but the games go out of their way to convince you there IS something ghostly happening, only to pull a switcheroo at the end which just ends up feeling disappointing. Little Hope has this problem too, but there's still a lot to like about it. The 'ghosts' were exceptionally well done, they have a great presence and are very memorable. The graphics and 'cinematography' are top-tier. The writing is ... serviceable to poor, but the overall experience was well worth it, in my opinion.

21 dag siden
142doddy
142doddy

I'd like to see one at least where there isn't a switcheroo. All 3 games have had the seeming threat swapped out. Give me a full length game like Until Dawn but the slasher is actually the villain

4 dager siden
Aaron Dickey
Aaron Dickey

Yeah, got a little ways in and I was excited for all the obviously supernatural stuff that was happening. I thought there was no way it could be explained away, but then the end happened.

21 dag siden
TheCreepypro
TheCreepypro

I don't know I just can't get into games like this but I do like to watch let's plays of people who do so I'll just probably do that

21 dag siden
Bryce Speed
Bryce Speed

After just watching Rimmy's 30 minute video on how terrible this game is this review is honestly nuts, probably wont be too trusting of their reviews in the future. The game is a mess.

22 dager siden
WillCBlogs
WillCBlogs

@Logan Tegman I was really into it. The multiple endings was meh but I enjoyed my time with it. Writing in anything horror related are trash, so this was a big step up in comparison.

21 dag siden
Logan Tegman
Logan Tegman

Yeah, this game great to watch a stream of because it's like a garbage movie you can make fun of together. The writing is so bad. Seeing it taken so seriously in a review is strange.

21 dag siden
Aaron Dickey
Aaron Dickey

@Rick Vrieling I liked the plot (until the end), it was very mysterious. The character actions are mainly chosen by you...without an example I can't agree that they don't make sense, and the character personalities seemed real enough , much more like Until Dawn than Man of Medan. Never noticed an animation issue, and I was never confused what was happening on-screen. Saying 'there is also not much of a game to play' just means you don't like this type of game (interactive narrative).

21 dag siden
Rick Vrieling
Rick Vrieling

@Aaron Dickey Because the plot and the characters make no sense. They take actions that make no sense and don't even act like real people. The ending twist is also a very unwelcome cliché. The animation is also not the best in places making it so you have no idea what is happening. There is also not much of a game to play.

21 dag siden
Aaron Dickey
Aaron Dickey

I watched a playthrough of this game and thought it was pretty good. Why exactly is it supposed to be terrible?

21 dag siden
no
no

Didn't mention how the ending sucks

22 dager siden
doctor doxxed
doctor doxxed

exactly this. the ending literally ruins the entire game for A LOT of people

19 dager siden
Darragh
Darragh

Also didn't mention how the entire game sucked donkey balls

21 dag siden
NinjaMaster187564
NinjaMaster187564

hold up. I thought Little Hope was the 3rd game in the series, following Man of Medan and Until Dawn.

22 dager siden
DisBerry
DisBerry

Until dawn is not canon to this story it was made by the same company but not in the same story

22 dager siden
synapsesword
synapsesword

Nah until dawn was its own thing

22 dager siden
Francesco
Francesco

At this point they are basically "Telltale 2.0" In a good way.

22 dager siden
buddah1978egypt
buddah1978egypt

@Kapitan Grigoriy Ending was clever. I work in mental health and they captured it well. I had no bugs either

8 dager siden
Kapitan Grigoriy
Kapitan Grigoriy

But with worse writing and more bugs

21 dag siden
gordon thomas
gordon thomas

Might give it a shot, then. The last one was _The Dark Pictures Anthology: Fairly Decent Ideas Poorly Exectued._ I liked the overall idea, though.

22 dager siden
buddah1978egypt
buddah1978egypt

I really enjoyed it. Just a nice linear enjoyment. Play with headphones..

8 dager siden
Lyaksandra B
Lyaksandra B

This one, personally, was much better. I'm not saying it's good, just way better than the first one, Medan. I enjoyed it.

21 dag siden
Meghan Dutcher
Meghan Dutcher

doctor: “you have 3 minutes and 10 seconds left to live” me:

22 dager siden
Toph
Toph

This is not the second game, this is like the 4th. Until dawn, hidden agenda, man of Medan, and little hope. It was with until dawn that they decided on an anthology

22 dager siden
no
no

So it's the second game since they started the anthology. You know we're saying the same thing, right?

22 dager siden
BluePain
BluePain

Will there be a sequel?

22 dager siden
Crispman 777
Crispman 777

@DsfSebo Aside from the narrator guy

21 dag siden
vaelaz
vaelaz

@DsfSebo Yes, what he said. I mistakenly assumed it was known these were standalones.

21 dag siden
DsfSebo
DsfSebo

No. This is part of the dark pictures anthology, which is a collection of standalone stories. So this is a self contained game/experience. There'll be a next entry in the dark pictures anthology, but with almost zero connection to this or previous entries.

22 dager siden
vaelaz
vaelaz

Yes. The Dark Pictures Anthology: House of Ashes, is planned for release in 2021.

22 dager siden
Idiotic Tirades
Idiotic Tirades

I'm halfway in and enjoying it very much. These games are essentially higher budget Tell-tale games and I'm happy with that.

22 dager siden
Caffeinated DaVinci
Caffeinated DaVinci

I like that the choices in the game can potentially change things, instead of Telltale's classic illusion of choice that makes literally no difference to the story direction. I didn't steal from the car in Walking Dead season 1, why would the game still end with Chapter 5 the way it did.

18 dager siden
kustov heinstov
kustov heinstov

pfft you wouldnt know high-budget if it hit u, babedoll!

21 dag siden
Aaron Dickey
Aaron Dickey

@no I agree I was disappointed, but at least it made things make sense in a way.

21 dag siden
TheCivildecay
TheCivildecay

I think the writing and characters were better in most Telltale games

22 dager siden
no
no

I enjoyed it until the end. Very big let down for me and a bunch of people...

22 dager siden
Screw That Noise
Screw That Noise

SNEEDS FEED AND SEED

22 dager siden
Peaky
Peaky

1st

22 dager siden

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