Dying Light Video Game
At Nightmares Fear Factory in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, you will find horror, and horror will find you too. In the Nightmares Fear Factory, the halls are dark, narrow, and long. The walls shift. The eyes watch. Hands reach. Things scream.
At Nightmares Fear Factory, in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, you will find out how brave you are.
Dying Light is a video game which takes place in the South African-look-alike city of Harran, wherein a strange form of rabies has spread across the population and turned people into zombies in a look at a post-apocalyptic world.
The world gathers to see the Olympics (or, as they are called, the World Games) and in a nightmare scenario, a form of the uncommon disease rabies, which drives animals totally insane and flesh-craving, mutates to infect humans.
Just-infected Virals, who still remember being human, run at horrific speeds, are incredibly aggressive, and probably do the most to spread the plague to new victims. One has to wonder how many World Games athletes were initially infected. Can you imagine a world champion sprinter with rabies? You’d need a car to escape.
In the second stage of the disease, the infected assume a more well-known zombie form. Slow, staggering and mindless, they move in packs towards noise and just try to bite you a lot.
However, rabies is apparently a nocturnal disease. Like the dark in the Nightmares Fear Factory changes its travelers, when night descends in Harran, it changes these infected into something else.
Massive “Volatiles” who can leap across rooftops and run faster than most predatory animals (if you’re ever curious about what that’s like, go to Nightmares Fear Factory in Niagara Falls, Canada, and try to “chicken out”) begin to populate the landscape of Harran, coming from wherever they hide out during the day.
There is a definite focus on the surviving humans who, as per the norm in most settings like the above (see, Walking Dead) establish strongholds, or smuggling rings, or become warlords or bandits or some other description of monster which is not directly linked to being infected.
The tension in the story is tied to the fact that the disease is not instant-onset, and can be treated with an extremely rare medicine called “Antizin,” which is dropped in by global relief efforts at night.
The story more or less revolves around the constant search for that medicine in order to aid the survivors left in Harran who have been bitten but have not yet turned.
Overall, Dying Light is a very entertaining game and a very well-executed story, and comes heartily recommended for about thirty hours of open-world zombie hunting, scavenging and hunting.
It is also recommended for the darkness, claustrophobia and the terror of the nightfall which so reminds one of the long, haunted halls of the Nightmares Fear Factory in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.
So come down to Nightmares Fear Factory, in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, and find out how brave you are.
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