Nordic horror Through the Woods is out now

Search for your missing son in a spooky forest.

Halloween is almost upon us, and here are some spooky games you could play to get you in the mood. Oh but there's also Through the Woods, a new 'horror adventure' that has you exploring a Norwegian forest in search of your missing son. It's got trolls in, and it looks extremely pretty, offering a dense forest to navigate in third-person. Here, get a load of this scene-setting trailer:

"Through reactive narration," the game description explains, "the player experiences the mother’s re-telling of the events surrounding her son’s disappearance. Players follow the path of a terrified woman who has forced herself to enter this terrible place for the sole purpose of finding her son, in a setting heavily influenced by Norse mythology and Norwegian folk tales".

You can read more about the game from our interview with developer Antagonist back in July, or you can head to Steam, GOG or Humble to buy it—there's a 10% launch discount for the next few days.

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