When comparing Outlast vs Valiant Hearts: The Great War, the Slant community recommends Outlast for most people. In the question“What are the best PS4 games?” Outlast is ranked 68th while Valiant Hearts: The Great War is ranked 129th. The most important reason people chose Outlast is:
If you enjoyed Amnesia, you'd enjoy Outlast, because it truly feels like the same game, only in a very different setting.
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Pro Similar in style to Amnesia
Pro Pretty scary
Using every horror genre trick up its sleeve, Outlast is a very scary game that will make the user jump plenty of times. For those that are looking for a game full of jump scares, this should be right up their alley.
Pro Striking artistic style
Playing Valiant Hearts is like watching a great piece of animation.
Pro While easy the puzzles are satisfying
The puzzles may feel a bit easy but are still satisfying to solve.
Con A little too reliant on jump scares, if that's not your thing
The atmosphere is dark and gritty, and being weaponless obviously makes you feel very vulnerable; but the main tactic the game relies on is jump scares, which may be a turn off for some.
Con Too easy
While the game is extremely scary, once the player learns the ins and outs, hiding from monsters is pretty easy to do. This makes advancing in the game something that is considered on the easy side.
Con Historical facts may become anoying
There are historical fact boxes that will pop up during gameplay, while optional they can be annoying.