Death in the Water 2: An Indie Game of Terrifying Underwater Survival
Get ready to dive deep into the depths of the ocean in Death in the Water 2, the latest game from Lighthouse Games Studio. This South African indie studio, founded in 2009 by two friends, Neil (the artist) and Edward (the coder), has been responsible for developing popular games like Shark Attack Deathmatch, Avatar Deathmatch, and Greed City. Death in the Water 2 is their latest project, and it promises to be a thrilling and terrifying underwater survival game.
In Death in the Water 2, players take on the role of a diver who must navigate through an underwater world filled with terrifying sea creatures controlled by a giant Kraken called Death. The Kraken's mind-controlling powers make every dive a harrowing experience as players scavenge for hidden treasure to unlock weapons and upgrades to help them in their fight for survival. The game combines elements of exploration, horror, and action to create a wave-based shooter that will keep players hooked for hours.
The game's open world map is vast and filled with wrecks, reefs, caves, ruins, and open waters that will test players' thalassophobia. The underwater world is also home to a wide range of procedurally animated creatures, both real and fantasy-based, that react realistically to the environment and use sight, sound, and scent to hunt down the player. To survive, players must use their wits and their arsenal of weapons and gear, which includes chum grenades, high-powered sniper spearguns, and shotguns.
The gameplay in Death in the Water 2 is designed to be addictive, with each dive starting off slowly as players explore their surroundings and search for treasure. As the tension builds, players must be ready to face Death's mind-control attack and survive the feeding frenzy that ensues. With each wave, the difficulty ramps up, and the action becomes even more frantic, creating a heart-pounding experience that is both terrifying and exhilarating.
You can view the game on Steam here.