Nick from We Got This Covered wrote:
Red Barrels has finally created a survival horror experience for this generation of gamers. From the first bloody footprints, or the static cry from the television, Outlast delivers what many “horror” games today fail to do. Instead of being terrifying, franchises such as Resident Evil and F.E.A.R. have made the transition from action-based, survival horror games to simply shooters with a few horror elements thrown in.