Remember that survival horror game from Hydravision that was released for the PlayStation 2 and the original Xbox called ObsCure? Well it seems the creators have set up a studio of their own called “Mighty Rocket Studios” and have decided to give the series a revamp. The new Obscure features an all-new gameplay style, visuals, perspective, but yet still retains the same name, minus an oddly placed capital letter. The once third-person, dark, and creepy title is now a 2.5 3D side-scroller with a cartoonish style. Here’s a bit from the press release:
Playable alone and in cooperative mode (local & online), Obscure lets you play as one of four unlikely heroes; students, each with unique skills and abilities that develop throughout the adventure. Geared toward action and all-out brawling, Obscure’s combat emphasizes combos, follow-up attacks, and score-multipliers! Survive against packs of monsters trying to skin you alive, discover new weapons, and complete objectives throughout a variety of huge, non-linear levels.
The new take on Obscure will have the characters returning to Leafmore Highschool and I’m sure there will be plenty of other references to the original two titles as well. The game is set to be released this summer on XBLA, PSN, and PC. For now, here’s a trailer to please your eyeballs.