The US games rating board ESRB has revealed certain elements of upcoming horror title Alice: Madness Returns in its ratings report.
reports that the organisation describes the world of Alice Little, including weapons, enemies and some lewd dialogue.
"This is an action-adventure game in which players assume the role of Alice Little, an asylum patient attempting to understand her past while struggling with an unbalanced psyche" the rating states.
"As they traverse between the real world and Alice’s imagination (i.e. Wonderland), players use pepper grinders, knives, and other weapons to attack fantastical enemies (e.g., trolls, puppets, living teapots, doll-like creatures) in melee-style combat. Battles are accompanied by cries of pain, slashing sounds, and large splashes of blood that stain Alice’s body and the ground."
The listing goes into further detail about the blood and gore. "Some enemies can be decapitated, and certain attacks cause them to explode into pieces" it says. "In one sequence, young doll-like characters are depicted with bloody wounds that expose their brains."
"During the course of the game, the dialogue contains occasional references to prostitution (e.g., I saw you down at the bloody whore house, Where'd she be without me? On the streets selling her backside,’ and ‘Where’s me money?’/'Get those fat-a*s whores out on the street . . .’). The words ‘f**k’ and ‘c*nt’ can be heard in dialogue."
Sounds like we're in for a full-on ride! Alice: Madness Returns is , and has already in the UK.