>Observer_ – PC Review


I was thrown through the horror grinder mentally with the slow grind of horror game Observer. A horror game that did not rely on the tough split second jump scares – but more on that atmospherically building slow burn.



The year is 2084 and you are Daniel Lazarski, an elite neural detective known as an Observer.  You are a part of a corporate-funded police unit whose purpose is to hack and invade suspects’ minds.

But all does not seem to be right when you receive a mysterious message from your estranged son, a high-level engineer for the almighty Chiron Corporation, you journey to the seedy Class C slums of Krakow to investigate. As you hack into the minds of criminals and their victims to find clues, you are forced to relive their darkest fears.

“How far will you go to discover the truth? Developed by Bloober Team, the creators of Layers of Fear, >observer_ is a cyberpunk horror game meant for mature audiences. What you see will disturb you.”



From the start, you are thrown in to the story at the deep end. The cyberpunk setting is brought to the forefront with the visuals of the environment. The horror is a slow burn but taking it slow is key to enjoying the game.

You play as a “Observer”, a cop that is the new front line of neural police. Dan Lazarski, is your name and his voice acting is terrific (done by Rutger Hauer of “Blade Runner” Fame). You slowly descend into the horror with you on the case.  Attending crime scenes and then hacking and invading minds are introduced slowly – but you feel every step.

“In this future, anything you think, feel, or remember can be used against you in a court of law.”https://www.observer-game.com/

The mind invasion aspect, hits you hard. The more unstable the mind – the more dark the fears. It does force the player to question the reality they are seeing. Not to mention their sanity too.

Saying anything more about the plot will ruin it – so I will leave it to your imagination to find out.


I went down the rabbit hole and didn’t come out for several hours – its great. It tackles the horror in a different way – and I like it for that aspect.  Initially the pacing felt too slow but I got used to it eventually.


4 out of 5

About Author

Assistant Editor for Erisea. Lover of all things Geeky and otherwise. Feel free to say hello - @Dresdenfalls


  1. you’re truly a just right webmaster. The web site loading velocity is incredible. It kind of feels that you are doing any unique trick. Also, The contents are masterwork. you’ve done a great job on this topic!|

  2. Hmm is anyone else having problems with the images on this blog loading? I’m trying to find out if its a problem on my end or if it’s the blog. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.|

  3. Thɑnks for the sensible cгitique. Μe and my neighbor were just preparing to do some resxearch
    on this. We ggot a grrab а book from օur locaal library but I
    think I leaгned more from this post. I am very glad to seee such wonderful info bеing shared freеly oᥙt there.

  4. Your web site came up in my research and I’m taken by what you have written on this topic. I am presently extending my enquiry and thus cannot contribute further, nonetheless, I’ve bookmarked your internet access page and will be returning to keep up with any next updates. Just Now love it and gives thank you for tolerating my remark.
    patagonia outlet online http://www.patagoniaus.cc

  5. New Pandora bracelets for Summertime 2012 are fully exclusive and amazing in layout.
    Their new bracelets are supposed to maintain up
    with shifting tastes concurrently being the current vogue trends fashionable add-ons.

  6. A scientific necklace promotes you in case of an emergency situation the place you might be unable to speak.
    The details written on the alert tag notifies of any
    form of health and wellness disorder that you may have.

  7. But there are also good news, now you are able get the same necklace for an reasonably priced
    price. Emitations manufactures the Algerian Love Knot in925 sterling silver, which may be ordered on-line and makes the
    proper gift for the Bond Girl wannabe.

  8. Also, making use of their opening of a European headquarter in Fribourg, Switzerland, Bulova could produce the Bulova
    European Collection and release it on January 1,
    2003. Electroplating is often a process which adheres an incredibly very thin layer
    of pure silver on the base metal. This might cost quite a bit of money, if you didn’t spend very much on that particular watch firstly, just buy another one.

Leave A Reply