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Slender Rising
Terror subsiding
by Paul Devlin 28/1/2013
Product: Slender Rising
Developer: Michael Hegemann
Publisher: Michael Hegemann
Format: iPhone, iPad
Genre: Adventure
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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If you've never heard of the Slender Man myth, playing Slender Rising could scare you more than waking up to find a clown perched at the end of your bed.

If, however, you've been following the strange gentleman's progress for a while, or you've played the unsettling free Slender game on PC, then you're more likely to experience the kind of 'mild peril' found in the average 12A movie.

With horror, familiarity breeds contempt, and despite a couple of smart ideas - like a night vision mode that restricts your vision even more - this is a first-person fright-'em-up that plays it too safe to be really scary. ...
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While easily the best Slender Man title on App Store, it's unlikely to chill the blood of anyone who's stared down the skinny apparition before
Audio/visual: 7
Gameplay: 6
Value: 7
Innovation: 6
Overall: 6
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