The Long Reach

The Long Reach

2017

System
Switch eShop
Publisher
Merge Games
Developer
Painted Black Games

N/A

Game Rating

User Ratings: 2

Our Review: 6/10

Overview

Number of Players
Single Player
Genre
Action, Adventure
Release Date

Switch eShop

  • 15th Mar 2017, $14.99 (US/Canada)
  • 15th Mar 2017 (UK/EU/AU)

Screenshots (7)

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Reviews

  • 4

    Switch eShop

    Review The Long Reach

    Something strange in the neighbourhood

    Most horror games on Nintendo Switch (and gaming in general) tend to be of the schlocky supernatural jump-scare variety. There's nothing wrong with that, as Resident Evil Revelations Collection and Outlast: Bundle Of Terror will attest to, but there's ample space for a more subtle, psychological brand of...

About The Game

The Long Reach is an adventure game filled with colourful characters, puzzles, and a shock of discovery. Wait, weren't we supposed to say, "joy of discovery?" That can't be right.

The Long Reach takes place in New Hampshire, in the fictional town of Baervox. The game draws its inspiration from Lone Survivor and The Cave and all the classical adventures (except that The Long Reach is set in the present day). You don't play in a post-apocalyptic world or explore a fairy-filled fantasy world. You're in the thick of it, just around the corner from the place where you buy your groceries.