Norse-Based Horror Game Through the Woods Coming to PS4 and Xbox One

Antagonist brings their terrifying PC psychological horror, Through the Woods, to PS4 and Xbox One consoles at the beginning of May.

on May 1, 2018 9:15 PM

Through the Woods is a horror game from developer Antagonist, and they are looking to make Xbox One and PS4 players pee their pants. The title is a Norse adventure with horror elements that had a prior release beforehand on the PC for Halloween 2016.

You play as a woman who is searching for her kidnapped child in a deep forest. Moonlight will be a source of light in Through the Woods, as well as your flashlight. Changes come to the forest at night, such as an invasion of mythical critters. Survive your way through the dark forest and find your son before it is too late.

Not only are there mysterious creatures roaming about, but the mother has to also battle against her personal demons, which in turn shows her emotional connection with the child she is desperately trying to find. The game plays in the third person on the western shores of Norway, filling the list of terrifying characters from Norwegian folk tales as well as the Norse mythology.

Antagonist’s stated goal for their psychological horror game was to recreate a dark forest as seen through the eyes of a lone child. The game was first released on PC in October 2016, just in time for Halloween thrills. But gamers will not have to wait until Halloween to play this scary-as-hell experience. Instead, Xbox One players can expect the game to release on May 2, 2018, while PS4 players will get their version on May 8, 2018.

Want to know more about Through the Woods? Then check out the trailer and screenshots below:

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Landon Luthi is a staff writer at DualShockers and has been an avid reader of video game news ever since trying to discover the identity of Sushi-X in the early 90's. He often plays RPGs and is a sucker for Indy games and pixelated platformers. You can usually find him crawling around in modded Arma 3 servers hunting for the elusive Manbearpig.