Ultra-Indie Daily Dose: Unholy Eyeballs Is Great And Also Hard To Describe
Hello, you glorious gluttons for all things indie horror! Are you just starving for the newest of the new, the most unknownest of the unknown? If so, you’ve come to the right place. Welcome to the Ultra-Indie Daily Dose! In this series, we’re going to pick a new game every day from an indie horror creator you’ve probably never heard of. No million-dollar budgets or factory productions. This is the space for the little guy with not but a developer toolkit and a dream. So if you’re down to roll the dice on something different, then stick around and check it out!
Welcome back for your Daily Dose of indie horror! Today’s game comes courtesy of one of my favorite developers. Unholy Eyeballs is a game by Z_Bill, created for the 2021 Haunted PS1 Summer of Shivers. His unique and unusual style makes this title as amusing as they are unsettling.
Unholy Eyeballs begins with you floating in a seemingly endless green sea. Armed with a green trident, you are suddenly awakened from your green sea-green sea dream back in your beige apartment. Thankfully, there’s a mysterious eyeball shaped like a disk that fits right in the drive of your console that will take you back to the green dimension.
Okay, describing the premise sounds like gibberish. But trust me, the game is great. Z_Bill is great at creating fascinating worlds. Unholy Eyeballs has you exploring a bizarre library with eyeball-headed creatures, and even a Parasite Eve-style turn-based combat sequence. It’s great.