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BLACK for Windows

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 3.3.1
  • 2
  • (0)
  • Security Status

Softonic review

Confront a dark world in BLACK

BLACK is a visual novel horror game in which the player takes on the role of the only survivor of a terrible accident. Stranded in a dark world full of strange creatures, the player must choose how to react and relate to the mysterious being that discovers them.

What platforms does BLACK run on?

BLACK is an independent game project made in a short period of time as part of a game creation "jam." Like many such projects, it isn't available on consoles. BLACK is available for Windows, macOS and Linux.

Similar games and alternatives

BLACK is a horror visual novel focused on atmosphere and narrative. Players looking for this type of game might also investigate indie horror games like (Don't) Open Your Eyes or more polished productions like the anime-influenced The Letter.

How long does a game of BLACK take?

BLACK is a comparatively short game; a single playthrough should take between 15 and 30 minutes. However, the many decisions the player makes as part of the game's developing story mean that there are many different paths the game can take. BLACK has nine distinct endings, giving it plenty of replay value. Indeed, the game's full story will be clearer to players who reach multiple endings.

An atmospheric visual novel

BLACK is an indie game with all that entails. Gamers looking for big-budget visuals and lots of polish will be disappointed; the graphics are simple, and the dialogue choices could benefit from some proofreading in places. Those who don't mind some roughness in the presentation will find a game that builds and maintains an eerie atmosphere and presents a complex and ambiguous story in its short playtime.

PROS

  • Eerie atmosphere reinforced by dark, sketchy art
  • Multiple endings provide improved replay value
  • Story explores our relationship to the things we fear

CONS

  • Short play time
  • Lack of polish both in graphics and dialogue options

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BLACK for PC

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 3.3.1
  • 2
  • (0)
  • Security Status

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