Once King and her unit arrive at the coordinates, they’re ambushed by a local patrol led by Sergeant Salim Othman. An earthquake opens sinkholes in the ground during their ensuing firefight and both sides of the fight are tossed into the ruins of a buried Sumerian temple. In the darkness beneath the Arabian Desert, something evil is awakened, the press release reads, and ancient, unstoppable creatures begin their hunt.
If you’ve played a Dark Pictures Anthology game, you likely know exactly how this game will play. You’ll be working to uncover the mystery behind this Sumerian temple and the darkness below while making key decisions that change the outcome of your story. Oh, and there’s a good chance a lot of people die at the hands of your choices.
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“We are thrilled to reveal this third game within The Dark Pictures Anthology,” Supermassive Games CEO, Pete Samuels, said. “Like the previous stories, House of Ashes will bring a brand-new story and cast of characters to players, with its own unique twists and turns, and a new threat for the characters to face.”
House of Ashes will launch in 2021 on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Series S/X.
If you haven’t yet played a game in the Dark Pictures Anthology, check out our Man of Medan review and then read our Little Hope review to get our thoughts on the series so far. Check out our story about the end credits of Little Hope and what they reveal after that.
Wesley LeBlanc is a freelance news writer and guide maker for IGN. You can follow him on Twitter @LeBlancWes.