Shot in the Dark is Out Now

by MaddOx
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Possum House Games is loving the response from customers and reviewers for Shot in the Dark, which launched on January 7, 2021, and is out now on Steam.

Critical response to the game has been overwhelmingly positive with players saying: “The game is a challenging blend of shooting, platforming, and quick thinking” – Samdroid_ on Steam“Shot in the Dark needs you to have good platforming skills, good point and click aiming skills and it’s a whole lot of fun if you’re up for the challenge.” – Liam Dawe, Gaming on Linux“Such an underrated game. The levels are fresh, the music is a bop, the story isn’t overwhelming but it’s still interesting, and it looks fantastic for three colours. The dev(s) put so much love into this.” – MurrayFeusa on Steam “I have nothing to say more than WOW!” – mouhami on

Watch the trailer, buy your copy on Steam and see what the hype is about today!

Shot in the Dark is a supernatural western that puts a lone bandit on a trail of vengeance against demons, cultists and other horrors hiding in the dark. Demons hide in the dark, while our hero shoots from the light, offering a unique challenge that combines a pixel-perfect platformer with precise shooting. 

Be on the lookout for glowing red eyes, shadows moving through the trees, and figures lurking in the night before they can strike. The only sign of a demon on your trail is the slight movement of the tall grass and sometimes all you can do is take a shot in the dark.

About Shot in the Dark

Shot in the Dark is a classic western tale of bloody vengeance, forbidden rituals, and teeth in the dark. Take up the gun of the lone bandit as they stop at nothing in the pursuit of vengeance. The only thing standing between the bandit and their quarry is the occult nightmares lurking in the darkness. From demons to cultists and long-dead gunslingers, all manner of foes is arrayed against you. 

  • Speedrunners beware! Unseen demonic challenges await you in the night
  • Experience tense and deliberate battles in the shadows of the old west
  • Armed with only your six-gun, the bandit will need sharp eyes and quick hands to fight the horrors lurking in the dark
  • Explore dilapidated towns bathed in a stark black, white, and red occult aesthetic 
Shot in the Dark artwork

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