LAZARETTO is a first-person survival horror video game set in the current day. You play the descendant of a man who once worked at an old and inactive facility, rumored to be located on a haunted quarantine island…a Lazaretto. Armed with only with a flashlight and nagging curiosity, your goal is to explore the environment, uncovering mysteries surrounding an artifact which has recently fallen into your possession.
COMBAT-FREE SURVIVAL GAMEPLAY – Explore the LAZARETTO with only a flashlight and no weapons! See if you can avoid dangerous foes while solving mind-bending puzzles. Prepare to die… a lot!
CREATURES – Horrific creatures designed by Fabrizio Bortolussi, whose work can also be found in District 9 and the Silent Hill feature film.
INVISIBLE EVIL – Run from a terror that you can see but not hear! Listen carefully for audio clues, then try to get away!
STORY – You are drawn into a forgotten world where a mysterious and dark history is slowly revealed.
MOOD – The eerie and decaying environment coupled with unseen, haunting sounds provide an evolving span of contextual tension. The character is presented with scenarios ranging from escalating terror to sheer panic.
CHARACTERS – Encounter unique characters where the lines of good & bad, real vs imagined are not as one might assume.
PHENOMENA – We explore the paranormal, the subconscious and what lies beyond death and time.
PSYCHOLOGICAL HORROR – As the story progresses, fears and vulnerability are exposed, challenging the main character’s perspective on what is real vs paranormal.
PUZZLES – Puzzles are presented organically as storytelling mechanisms, appropriate to the environment. Each has been designed with unique tension to shape the gameplay and mood.