Parents' Guide to


By Chad Sapieha, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

Scary but ultimately disappointing survival horror game.

Game PlayStation 4, Windows 2014
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Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 12+

I have played this survival horror game. It was very bad.

If kids want to play go right ahead
age 14+

this game is a 1 out of 5 it sucks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2):
Kids say (1):

Daylight begins with an intriguing premise -- a woman exploring a mysterious old hospital who prudently runs from danger instead of facing and fighting it -- that results in some legitimate chills. Its creepy audio effects and the sudden, unexplained movement of objects around the environment are enough to make even seasoned horror gamers want to turn on the lights and check behind the couch.

Unfortunately, it quickly and steadily descends into repetition and predictability. The hospital's mazes of halls and rooms are randomly generated, and, consequently, end up pretty generic and unmemorable. And each of the game's chapters plays out in almost exactly the same way: Search for a magical gate and key, picking up any notes you happen upon along the way while dodging the witch whenever she shows up. It's short -- three hours at most -- but most players will be ready for it to end long before reaching its final, deeply clichéd act.

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