CARRION Has Sold 200,000 Copies; Devolver Digital Shares New "Behind the Screams" Video
Mechanic: Bartosz Sobczak
Category: Horror Games
Warsaw-based developer Phobia Game Studio and publisher Devolver Digital have proudly announced that their truly gruesome biological horror Carrion has sold well over 200,000 copies since its recent launch.
Although it's hard to argue with the fact that the Polish studio's latest title is a major sales hit, it's worth remembering that the all-new 2D game — which was released for Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC (sorry, PlayStation 4 fans) on July 23 — is also available on Xbox Game Pass (on both PC and Xbox One).
For those unfamiliar with Carrion — which is currently sitting at a sweet 76% score on Metacritic — it's an original "reverse horror" that allows players to take on the role of an gelatinous alien. As the monster, you consume every human being in your path to help the creature reach its final goal — breaking out of prison.
To celebrate Carrion's amazing accomplishment, the team at Devolver has shared a hilarious BTS-like trailer. According to the publisher, the "Behind the Screams" video is "a shocking three-minute exposé about the making of the hit reverse horror game" — and it perfectly encapsulates the game's The Thing–esque tone.
Be sure to take a closer look at the aforementioned "Behind the Screams" trailer for Carrion down below:
CARRION is a reverse horror game in which you assume the role of an amorphous creature of unknown origin. Stalk and consume those that imprisoned you to spread fear and panic throughout the facility. Grow and evolve as you tear down this prison and acquire more and more devastating abilities on the path to retribution.
Carrion is currently available for Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC (via Steam and GOG).
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Bartosz Sobczak - Owner, Editor-in-Chief
Lawyer by day, video game reporter by night. Long-time fan of the Mass Effect, Age of Empires, Prince of Persia, BioShock — especially the second one — and Splinter Cell series (who still believes that the best is yet to come). Tries his hardest to shine a new light on the Polish game-development scene. Gameplay Mechanix is his biggest passion project to date. Often listens to old episodes of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson while writing. Privately a cat person.
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