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RELEASE July 10, 2020
DEVELOPER Mr Pink
On paper Golden Light is a headache—a singleplayer prop hunt survival horror roguelike FPS. But please massage those temples and come on back, because dipping out on the bloated albeit necessary genre description would mean missing out on one of the weirdest horror games I’ve played in a long time. Golden Light is still in Early Access, but also fairly new and unknown, so before we dig into the latest update, I feel like I need to send out a broader update to the general readership: Play Golden Light, because it’s an amazing horror game, but especially because the latest update is so damn good.
Golden Light’s primary goal is to get through as many floors of The Gut, an infinitely deep maze of offices and meat and monsters, as possible without dying, exploring for weapons, gold, skill modifiers, and the keys required to unlock the elevator to the next floor. The mission you’re on is the hunt for someone, only referred to as ‘Her’, who was swallowed up by an interdimensional meat toilet. Hence flushing yourself down after Her.
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