Minimum requirements

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: 64-bit Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-4430 / AMD FX-6300
  • Memory: 6 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 2GB / AMD Radeon R7 370 2GB
  • DirectX: Version 10
  • Storage: 8 GB available space
Single-player, Partial Controller Support

24 Nov, 2020

Curator review

Hide and seek but as a video game. Explore a series of mazes while a killer clown hunts you. Do you have what it takes to find all 8 playing cards to defeat the clown before he catches you.

Full review

How to Survive is a heart-pounding horror game that will have you on the edge of your seat. The premise is simple, yet incredibly effective: a killer clown is after you and your mission is to find all 8 playing cards scattered throughout each level in order to banish him for good.

The game's mechanics are designed to keep you constantly alert and immersed in the terrifying atmosphere. The clown can hear your every move, so being quiet becomes crucial for survival. Running will only make it easier for him to track you down, so stealthily exploring the levels becomes paramount.

One of the most unique features of How to Survive is the use of sound cues emitted by the playing cards. Rumor has it that these cards emit a strange "humming" sound, serving as hints for their location. With heightened senses and careful listening, players must pay close attention and follow these audio cues in order to progress through each level successfully.

The game also incorporates elements of puzzle-solving into its gameplay. As players navigate through a series of mazes, they'll need not only their wits but also their ability to jump and climb obstacles effectively. However, caution must be exercised as jumping creates noise which could attract unwanted attention from the relentless clown.

To raise tensions even further, rumors persist that this menacing clown can duplicate himself within levels - making it even more challenging for players trying desperately not get caught.

In addition to mastering stealth mechanics and solving puzzles efficiently while avoiding detection by an enemy with supernatural abilities, it’s vital to remember where you've been so getting lost doesn't become an unfortunate setback during gameplay. 

How To Survive Screenshot

Exciting gameplay in How to Survive

The game's pacing is intense, and players will find themselves sprinting away from this speedy clown more often than not. However, you do have the advantage of being faster than the clown when sprinting, allowing for strategic moments of evasion.

As darkness envelops each level, players can rely on their flashlight to illuminate their path. But beware - even the click of your flashlight alerts the astute clown to your presence. 

All in all, How to Survive delivers a thrilling experience that fans of horror games will love. The combination of stealth mechanics, puzzle-solving elements and heart-pounding atmosphere make it a truly immersive and memorable gaming experience.