In an era where the survival horror genre has largely become more action-oriented than fear-inducing, it's good to see games like Slender: The Eight Pages come along to give us a much-needed scare. As a free game with such a limited budget, it's also one of the most horrifying experiences the genre has seen in recent years. It looks like it'll be greatly overshadowed pretty soon, though, as its sequel - Slender: The Arrival - has finally been given a teaser trailer. And holy crap does it look terrifying...
As the trailer shows, Slender: The Arrival not only has a much greater production value than the original, thanks to the collaboration between Parsec Productions and Blue Isle Studios, but also seems to add new characters than we were previously aware of. Aside from the obvious Slender Man chase, there is also some type of malevolent, opposing character roaming around who can apparently be stunned by the player's flashlight. As we already know, this game will feature a story written by none other than the creators of the popular Slender Man web-series Marble Hornets. And if you've been keeping up with that series, you may have an idea of what sort of character this might be.
Unlike Slender: The Eight Pages, the follow-up will not be free. So if you feel like wetting your pants and want a cure for that thing you do called sleeping, save up your money and keep an eye out for the Slender Man's next arrival sometime early this year.
Are you ready for some more Slender Man?