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Departure Lounge: The heart-stopping art in Layers of Fear

Some art isn't for the faint of heart, and neither are some games. In this week's episode of Departure Lounge we venture into the unsettling gallery of a bizarre painter, desperately trying to bring his disturbing works to life in Layers of Fear. Though it's already available through Steam's Early Access, this creepy story is the next game coming to the Xbox One's Game Preview program. Sadly, we don't yet have access to the escape route of "Xbox, Go Home" if this broadcast gets too eerie for us to handle. It all goes down today at 6:30PM ET / 3:30PM PT.

Dig the show? We’re here four days a week, Monday through Thursday so make sure to follow our Twitch channel! When are we live? Here’s our schedule:

Monday: What’s Happening
6:30PM – 8PM ET/3:30PM – 5PM PT
Maxwell McGee and company take you inside the world of gaming this week, playing what's new and discussing everything that's happening in the news.

Tuesday: I Got Next!
3:30PM – 5PM ET/12:30PM – 2PM PT
Anthony John Agnello hangs out with fascinating folks from every walk of life, playing their favorite games. This is you chance to chat with creators from the world of music, film, comics, and everything else under the sun.

Wednesday: Departure Lounge
6:30PM – 8PM ET/3:30PM – 5PM PT
Sometimes you just look at a game and wonder: what in the f*&% is that?! Hosts Ludwig Kietzmann, Ashley Reed, and the rest of the GR+ crew check out gaming's strangest treasures.

Thursday: How It’s Done
4:30PM – 6PM ET/1:30PM – 3PM PT
Arthur C. Clarke said that any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. Maybe that's why video games seem so remarkable. We meet with the creators of the best games to demystify the process.

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