Final Labyrinth is a singular escape room expertise, and never in a great way. You are strapped right into a wheelchair with very restricted manoeuvrability. With solely head actions out there to you and a laser pointer connected to the center of your brow, you could information a younger woman by a labyrinth of puzzles and in the end escape this torturous maze.
There is a vary of puzzles to be solved — Simon Says puzzles, Lower the Rope-esque conundrums, reflecting mild with mirrors — the bulk being comparatively easy. Nevertheless, just a few really feel virtually unattainable because of the lack of logical options and lack of steering. In a single room, you could get the woman to open and shut a desk drawer 4 instances in a row earlier than she turns into irritated and knocks a vase over — the answer makes no logical sense. In one other, you are confronted with a board sport that seems to be Doubutsu Shogi, a preferred Japanese sport just like chess, however with no rationalization of this in-game, we have been utterly stumped.
Essentially the most tedious factor wasn’t being unable to finish puzzles, however as an alternative not with the ability to do them ourselves. The gimmick of utilizing a laser to information the woman across the room simply does not work. She strikes in what appears like slow-motion, and requires affirmation with a nod or shake of your head for each merchandise interplay. If that wasn’t dangerous sufficient, it generally does not register your head motion, and the woman simply stares blankly at you, the identical approach you may stare at her talking her gobbledegook language.
The whole sport may be very quick, lasting about quarter-hour a run, consisting of only a handful of puzzle rooms alongside branching paths earlier than you are offered with certainly one of a number of endings. Because of this usually you may must repeat paths and redo puzzles you realize the options to only to achieve a single new problem. Do you have to fail a puzzle, it will activate a torture scene wherein each the woman and also you meet an premature demise. All of the torturous scenes are simply as disagreeable as one another and make restarting the already tediously lengthy puzzles even lengthier.
Final Labyrinth fails to supply an pleasing VR expertise. Except you’re a sadist who takes pleasure in witnessing a bit woman get brutally murdered, we might counsel you give this one a miss.