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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

ROOM 208 - Horror Game Release

Monday 23rd July, 2019 – Wales, UK – Deceptive Games announce their new title “ROOM 208” to be release 8th August 2019.

Victor Rockford, a spiritual medium has been asked to use his otherworldly abilities to stop the EVIL that resides inside Room 208 of 'The Great Leaf Hotel'. But, does Victor have what it takes to put a stop to the EVIL that resides there? Or will the EVIL claim yet another victim?


In the small quiet town of Fleetwood Vale, an old and historic hotel resides - its history cemented in the minds of the local town residents. Proud is its heritage. But a curse has befallen the building. Tormented by numerous strange deaths, an EVIL has made claim to the building.   Distraught, the hotel manager has contacted Victor Rockford, a spiritual medium, who has been asked to use his otherworldly abilities to investigate the hotel. Little did he know, what was waiting for him inside Room 208.


Room 208 is a complete thrilling horror experience featuring the abilities to transverse dimensions. Allowing the player to interact with a number of different alternate Worlds. Room 208 has partly been designed to be a puzzle game, where the player is asked to test their wits.  But don’t leave your guard down, or the EVIL will hunt you down.  Evade ‘IT’ at all cost –your life depends on it!


Do you have what it takes to stop the EVIL? Or will the EVIL claim yet another victim?



“ROOM 208” will be initially released for the PC platform on Steam and other Digital Retail stores on 8th August 2019.  All other platforms to be dated.

PC System Requirements:

Windows XP/Vista/Windows 7/8.1 with 3Ghz Dual Core processor, 12 GB system memory, 3D card with 512 MB video memory and DirectX 9.0c, and 7 Gig hard-drive space.

About Deceptive Games

Deceptive Games is an independent video games company from Wales, UK. Previously released games include a series of mystery puzzle games called ‘The Initiate’ and their previous horror game ‘Silent Descent’.  


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