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Observer [Official Site], a brand new horror from the developers of 'Layers of Fear' has been announced. It's being published by Aspyr Media once again and I have it confirmed it will be on Linux.

@gamingonlinux @BlooberTeam Yes it WILL be on Linux! We'll be sharing more on the game in the coming weeks - stay tuned!

— Aspyr Media (@AspyrMedia) January 10, 2017
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It's being developed with Unreal Engine 4, so hopefully with Aspyr Media helping out, Bloober Team should be able to get a polished Linux version sorted.

It was initially only teased at E3 last year, but it's good to get some confirmation now.

Little is known about it, but Layers of Fear was a quality horror title that was really well done. So I look forward to seeing what Bloober and Aspyr can cook up for us.

About the game

>observer_ is a first person perspective horror game that focuses on a dark, atmospheric environment and deep story telling.

The game is set in a near future in a grim Cyberpunk version of Cracow, Poland. You take on the role of an Observer - a part of a special corporate-funded police unit - whose purpose is to hack and invade other people minds and memories. Face the horrors of twisted minds, blurred by failing memories, entangled and mixed with your own fears.

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  • Hack into the twisted minds of criminals and their victims
  • Eastern-European Cyberpunk setting
  • Unsettling, dark atmosphere of a hidden horror game
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WorMzy 11 January 2017 at 12:03 am UTC
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Hm, Layers of Fear is a brilliant horror game -- one of the few that actually creates an atmosphere of fear, and doesn't just rely on jump scares -- so I might get this one on that predigree alone; however, I'm not sold on the premise. I hope it proves to be a good game!
psycho_driver 11 January 2017 at 1:22 am UTC
So this is one of the two original IPs Aspyr is focusing on right now.
natewardawg 11 January 2017 at 3:34 am UTC
Nice, Aspyr is starting off on the right foot for us this year I was starting to wonder if they were even doing Linux ports anymore. Apparently they are
Eike 11 January 2017 at 6:55 am UTC
Cool! Layers of Fear was so... disturbing!
yzmo 11 January 2017 at 11:18 am UTC
Easters Europe, twisted criminal minds, cyberpunk... This sounds an awful lot like HL3
QUASAR 13 January 2017 at 5:02 pm UTC
Wow nice, Layers of fears was a great and scary game, looking forward to this game
jd117 19 January 2017 at 5:40 pm UTC
cyber techno horror! shadowrun with fear?
Comandante Ñoñardo 14 August 2017 at 3:12 pm UTC
It will be available on GOG!!

But the Linux info is not listed.
Ehvis 14 August 2017 at 3:25 pm UTC
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Comandante ÑoñardoBut the Linux info is not listed.

Other than the direct info to Liam, Aspyr hasn't said a word about the Linux (and mac) delay.
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