Thoughts on Exophobia (Steam Next Fest 2022 Demo)

In recent years, first-person shooters are something of a rarity for me. I’m more fond of things from a scaled-back perspective, allowing me to take on more of an observer role. First-person games tend to be more intimate, and my interest in games has shifted more to empathizing with others rather than indulging in the self. Yet when games like Exophobia pop up on my radar, it’s hard not to want to explore a violent, claustrophobic, sci-fi setting.

Quick structure disclaimer: Given this (and all the others) is only a demo, I won’t be too in-depth with my coverage, and will only reflect on the good and the bad. No overly long personal history or filibuster. No nonsense. That said, I will provide a synopsis for the game below.

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