SKYHILL


World War III was one cruel tragedy, at least for the others. You seemed to have a quite nice time, hidden in your fancy penthouse at the Skyhill Hotel... Till the impact of a bio-weapon blew away the life you once knew.
Now there are mutants everywhere, and they're eager to rip you to shreds with their vicious claws. But they aren't your only problem: Your supplies are running out. You have to leave your luxurious penthouse and search for food. Walking through the skyscraper means going through hell. There is danger around every corner and death is a steady companion. But seriously, how would someone prepare for something like this?
It doesn't matter anymore. Nothing matters but survival. And time is running out.

  • Roguelike RPG gameplay in an apocalyptic survival setting
  • Feels fresh every session – randomly generated maps
  • Gain experience, craft weapons and look for useful objects
  • Face an army of nightmarish creatures
  • Go for the head or land a body shot – but choose wisely
  • Everything you find can be helpful
  • Difficulty levels give you the chance to actually survive this, or try to outlast this hell under the worst conditions
  • Open end – is there still hope? Come and find out!
  • Various special abilities to unlock
  • Turn based combat with a sophisticated risk and reward system
  • Fast travel with the elevator
Minimum Requirements
OS: Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7 SP1
Processor: 2.2 Ghz Dual Core CPU
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Graphics: ATI Radeon HD 3400 Series, GeForce 205
DirectX: Version 9.0c
Storage: 1300 MB available space
Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c Compatible Sound Card with Latest Drivers
Additional Notes: "Using the Minimum Configuration, we strongly recommend to use minimal settings in order to not experience low frame rates."
Recommended Specifications
OS: Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8 (32/64 bit versions)
Processor: 2.6 Ghz Dual Core CPU
Memory: 6 GB RAM
Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 6570, NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT or higher
DirectX: Version 9.0c
Storage: 1300 MB available space
Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c Compatible Sound Card with Latest Drivers
Minimum Requirements
OS: Lion (10.7)
Processor: Intel Dual Core 2.2GHz
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Graphics: ATI Radeon HD 4670, 300er Nvidia, Intel HD 5200+
Storage: 1300 MB available space
Sound Card: 16Bit
Recommended Specifications
OS: (Yosemite) 10.10
Processor: Intel Dual Core 2.5GHz
Memory: 4 MB RAM
Graphics: Nvidia Gf650, AMD M370x
Storage: 1300 MB available space
Sound Card: 16Bit
Minimum Requirements
OS: Ubuntu 12.04
Processor: 2.6 Ghz Dual Core CPU
Memory: 6 GB RAM
Graphics: ATI Radeon HD 8100 Series, Geforce 205
Storage: 1300 MB available space
Sound Card: Sound Card with Latest Drivers
Recommended Specifications
OS: Ubuntu 14.04
Processor: 3.0 Ghz Dual Core CPU
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: ATI Radeon HD 7670, NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT or higher
Storage: 1300 MB available space
Sound Card: Sound Card with Latest Drivers
  • Skyhill's set-up is a harrowing reality, while the challenge it offers players is both terrifically fun and nightmarishly difficult. It is a true test of your gaming endurance.

  • Unrelenting, old school rogue-like with a beautiful presentation and an alluring B-movie script that keeps you coming back time and again, until you finally manage to escape the cursed skyscraper of Skyhill Hotel. Highly addictive and deeply atmospheric, this one is thoroughly recommended even to non-fans of the genre.

  • Survival can still work if kept simple, and here's proof of that. It might be repetitive at times, but it still delivers a very good gameplay experience.

  • If you want a punishing but fun experience, you may yet consider booking your suite at Skyhill. If you can push on through all the frustrations, all the randomly generated 'F-You' moments you'll have to endure, and every inevitable death just to get a little further each time, then Skyhill is your game. If you can't, well, then you probably aren't a roguelike fan anyway.

  • In Skyhill, you'll feel like The Last Man on Earth, in the role of Vincent Price. You'll have to fight for your life, in this simple and clever roguelike. A fine example of this genre, but the not the best out there.

  • When you get right down to the core of it, see how the elements work in your favour or conspire against you, Skyhill admirably creates this tense game of hubris and courage, one that never lets up until you escape or, far more likely, die.

  • Skyhill shines during random events, as the developers created many tricky, unique situations that will force you to make some very tough choices.

  • The idea behind Skyhill is interesting, but the execution fails to deliver something that really show the potential of this concept. Still, it isn't a bad game, and it'll be worth your time if you're ok with its repetitive nature.

  • Skyhill is a decent way to kill a few hours.

  • While entertaining for the most part then, Skyhill’s ease of play and encouragingly gentle roguelike mechanics are not quite enough to allow the game to reach the ambitious heights of the structure that it takes as its namesake.

  • Flawed in a lot of ways and with some ideas that don't seem fully fleshed out, but a gorgeous and idly entertaining roguelike romp nonetheless.

  • Skyhill won't blow your mind with amazing graphics, but interesting gameplay idea is enough for few hours and few approaches. The spell is broken when we finally reach the ground floor. The game offers multiple endings, but it's hard to force yourself to try and find then.

  • It may not have the depth of some of its genre, it makes up for it with the approachable gameplay and plentiful replay value.

  • Ultimately, whether you play Skyhill once or a hundred times, there is little chance of becoming a better player, and there’s zero chance of seeing something new along the way.

  • A short, sharp, back-to-basics roguelike which will amuse for a couple of hours.

  • So.. Is the game a massive flop?….No. It just needs tweaking slightly in the right areas and given a patch or two to unlock it’s true potential.

  • A roguelike survival game that sadly squanders its potential with a general lack of variety.

  • Game World Navigator Magazine

    Fancy Skyhill hotel turned out to be a roach motel. [Issue#203, p.76]

  • Skyhill is the umpteenth post-apocalyptic survival with a horror tone that lands on Steam. This time we’ll try to escape from an hotel infested with beasts mutated by a terrible weapon of mass destruction and it will not be fun.

  • Ultimately, Skyhill is best played in short doses, well past bedtime. Its psychological strengths are enhanced, while its more soporific mechanics become less vexing.

  • It’s what we define as a guilty pleasure but a rather pernicious one. It is extremely simplistic with a rudimentary crafting and looting system, which on the same time is complex enough to hook you in for some hours without even noticing.

  • It’s dull, repetitive, and just doesn’t offer the replayability of other rogue-likes.

  • It’s clever enough, I suppose. But is it worth 100 floors of bare-bones rogue-like? Hardly.

  • Skyhill is an easy simulator, meant to satisfy the life needs of the main character. You can't expect anything more. It doesn't have an enough depth or length and lacks a sense of competition. It entertains – but just for a while.

SKYHILL
$129.99 $7.12
Title: SKYHILL
Genre: Adventure, Indie, Simulation
Released: 6 October 2015
Developer: Mandragora
Publisher: Daedalic Entertainment
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