Scorn’s New Gameplay Trailer is the Squelchiest 14 Minutes You’ll Ever See

Scorn

Coming to Xbox Series X/S next year, the H.R. Giger-inspired Scorn is a first person horror that is not for the faint of heart.

Yesterday, a 14-minute gameplay trailer was released, showing the game in action. And… it’s the squelchiest 14 minutes of gameplay we’ve probably ever seen.

The trailer shows the protagonist wandering around a labyrinth made of bone and flesh, armed with a fleshy gun. There are grotesque, faceless creatures all around; terrifying sacks of skin who move in an unnatural way. Scorn‘s whole atmosphere is extremely unsettling in the grossest way.

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The gun wielded by the protagonist seems to have more function than just a weapon. We see it being inserted into sockets – squelch – to operate gates and mechanisms. Though sometimes, the protagonist needs to use their hand to insert their fingers into holes – squelch – to operate lifts.

Scorn is a seriously impressive-looking game, from a technical point of view. The trailer, which you can watch below, is viewable in 4K – and if you have the means to do so, we absolutely encourage that you do. The clarity of this gross and disturbing world is phenomenal; the details of that weird, fleshy, bony gun are superb, and the amount of clarity in the environment is truly next-gen.

If you’re squeamish, though, perhaps give the trailer a wide berth – especially if you suffer from trypophobia. There’s a lot of weird, holey textures here. But if, like us, you revel in the disturbing and the disgusting, you’ll get a huge kick out of Scorn.

It’s set to release on PC and Xbox Series X/S at some point in 2021, and we can’t wait to see more.