Fans of the interactive Dark Pictures saga of games by Supermassive Games are going to get another dose of scares and horror, as the third chapter called “House of Ashes” gets its first teaser trailer and places the latest installment of the series during the Iraq War.
Check out the teaser video courtesy of Bandai Namco Entertainment.
Here’s the plot as detailed in the official press release of the game, with new characters to control and play as you guide them through multiple paths and endings.
Iraq, 2003. As the conflict draws to a close, CIA field operative Rachel King joins an elite military unit on a raid of a suspected underground chemical weapons facility in the shadow of the Zagros Mountains. Arriving at the designated coordinates, the unit is ambushed by a local enemy patrol led by Sergeant Salim Othman. During the battle, an earthquake opens sinkholes in the ground, pitching both sides into the ruins of a buried Sumerian temple. In the darkness beneath the Arabian Desert, something evil is awakened. Savage and unstoppable, a nest of ancient and unearthly creatures has a new prey to hunt.
Be sure to check out our related feature on the recently released launch trailer for “Little Hope” here.
The Dark Pictures Anthology: House of Ashes hits PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC on 2021.