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Slave of God: a night in a different kind of church

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As an old curmudgeon, I hate clubs. They're horrible places, full of inflated prices, physical exertion and Carly Rae Jepsen (or whatever you kids are listening to). Luckily, Slave of God , the new game from Increpare (Stephen Lavelle to human ears), lets you experience a night at the club from the comfort of your own PC.

I say comfort, Slave of God is a disorientating game of harsh strobing lights and unsettling music. In this way, it is a completely accurate representation of a night on the dance floor. It also manages to capture what's special about a room full of drunken, sweaty music-lovers. There's an emotional high to the sense bombardment. There's also a section where you piss pixelated yellow cubes haphazardly around a toilet. It's quite the thing.

This is a bit of a departure from Increpare's recent experiments with puzzle games - including the commercially released English Country Tune . Slave of God is still a mind-bending experience, but it won't make you (okay, me ) feel mentally inadequate in the process.

You can get the free download here .

Phil has been writing for PC Gamer for nearly a decade, starting out as a freelance writer covering everything from free games to MMOs. He eventually joined full-time as a news writer, before moving to the magazine to review immersive sims, RPGs and Hitman games. Now he leads PC Gamer's UK team, but still sometimes finds the time to write about his ongoing obsessions with Destiny 2, GTA Online and Apex Legends. When he's not levelling up battle passes, he's checking out the latest tactics game or dipping back into Guild Wars 2. He's largely responsible for the whole Tub Geralt thing, but still isn't sorry.