Why Returnal’s ‘Tentacle Tech’ Is So Real—And So Scary

Returnal, the PlayStation 5 time loop game that isn’t the one everyone’stalkingabout this week, might seem like it’s about escaping a temporally out-of-whack exoplanet. But really, it’s about getting your lunch money repeatedly stolen by malevolent tentacle monsters. Much of the game’s unsettling vibe comes from…

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