Outlast 2 dev launches Kickstarter for "companion diaper", really

"Because when you're scared, #2 can become problem #1."  

Outlast developer Red Barrels has launched a Kickstarter campaign to create "companion diapers" for its upcoming horror game.

Called Underscares, these adult protective garments are actual physical products that fans of the studio can purchase, beginning at $55 Canadian dollars (about 33 or $41). This sounds pricey, but it will include a Steam copy of Outlast 2. Or you can buy the pattern for about 6 / $7 and make your own Underscare.

Red Barrels is adamant that "Underscares are a 100 per cent real, physical product" and that this is not actually a crowdfunding campaign for Outlast 2, which it claims was already successfully funded purely through sales of the first Outlast and its Whistleblower DLC.

"The production of Underscares is fully dependent and based on the success or failure of this Kickstarter," the Montreal-based developer stated.

"In partnership with local designers, we developed a diaper prototype that combines practicality, comfort and style so gamers can experience abject terror without worrying about dirtying their egos (or their couches)," Red Barrels boasted of its novelty collector's item created after throngs of fans claimed that these games made them cack their pants.

"Because when you're scared, #2 can become problem #1."

The Underscares Kickstarter campaign has currently raised $8831 of its $29,818 goal and it has until 8th December to make the rest.

1
This is how I always imagined Sam Fisher's underwear would look like.

In related news, Outlast is going to be free for Xbox Live Gold members from 16th December to 15th January 2017.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. For more information, go here.

Jump to comments (18)

Games in this article

About the author

Jeffrey Matulef

Jeffrey Matulef

Contributor

Jeffrey Matulef is the best-dressed man in 1984.

Related

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 Remaster launches tomorrow

UPDATE: Activision finally confirms - and announces PS4 timed exclusivity.

Long-running Official Xbox Magazine shuts down

Future bosses say they've taken pay cuts to reduce lay-offs.

FeatureAs Riot bids to take on Blizzard and Valve, the studio faces challenges of its own making

"There are no limits" co-founder Marc Merrill tells us, as a new world order emerges.

Someone's built the entire Earth in Minecraft - to scale

And he wants your help to add buildings.

You may also enjoy...

Comments (18)

Comments for this article are now closed. Thanks for taking part!

Hide low-scoring comments
Order
Threading