True crime and Chicago’s ‘murder castle’ fuel the new Dark Pictures game, The Devil in Me

The Dark Pictures Anthology games follow a classic supernatural horror formula: A group of unfortunate individuals stumbles upon some sort of grisly situation, and through a mix of choices, quick-time events, and exploration, struggle to make it out alive. The player is the survivors’ shepherd. A wrong choice, made either by accident or as part of a malevolent spree to kill the cast, can lead to a grotesque end.

The goal is to enjoy a good story — and if you’re lucky, everyone makes it out alive. The next game in the anthology, The Devil in Me, which developer Supermassive Games originally revealed with a Saw-style teaser, looks like one of the most fun takes
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