Lone Survivor begins by telling you to complete ‘The Ritual’: dimming the lights, using headphones, and even disabling the reassuring ping of trophy notifications. From this moment on, you know it isn’t messing about. It is an atmosphere that wants to consume you entirely. It is serious stuff.
Originally developed by Jasper Byrne for PC and Mac, this Vita version was made possible by the conversion kings at Curve Studios — the team responsible for bringing Thomas Was Alone and Stealth
Bastard Inc. to PS Vita. Lone Survivor positions you as a man living out of his apartment block, just eking out a day-to-day existence foraging for baked beans and flashlight batteries in a desolate, infected world. Struggling to sustain your survival is routine, and monsters are now a part and parcel of life.
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Also, this review was retweeted by the game’s creator Jasper Byrne (6,300+ followers) and Sony man / Vita saviour Shahid Kamal Ahmad (8,500+ followers). That’s nice.