the long dark

The Long Dark’s Third Episode Gives You People To Live For

The Long Dark’s Third Episode Gives You People To Live For

The first two story episodes for The Long Dark, a survival game set in a wintry wilderness, came out in August of 2017. In December 2018, studio Hinterland released a “redux” version of the episodes, adding voice acting to the cutscenes and overhauling the narrative flow. Today, The Long Dark…

The Long Dark’s New Cooking System Is Too Real

The Long Dark’s New Cooking System Is Too Real

Last month, snowy survival game The Long Dark got a new cooking system. Like in real life, it requires timing things just right. I couldn’t pull it off in my last game, as well as in most of my own home cooking.

The Long Dark Is Boring And That’s Why It’s Great

The Long Dark Is Boring And That’s Why It’s Great

Since late 2014, the developers of the Canadian wilderness survival game The Long Dark have refined the game’s interface, made its ravenous virtual wildlife smarter and added numerous player challenges. They’re planning to add a story, too, but the best facet of The Long Dark was there from the start:…