Unleashing the horror throughout nine levels; The Suffering features dynamic lighting that illuminates frightening visions of horror-filled exploration and frantic combat sequences. In the dark world of The Suffering; creatures attack from the shadows and emerge from jail cells; chambers; the ground and trees; surprising the player in the most disturbing ways possible. As Torque; the main character; players encounter a cast of uniquely hardened criminals; prison guards and grotesque apparitions.
Jailed for a murder he may or may not have committed; Torque is next in line for execution when apparitions besiege the prison and inadvertently free him. Utilizing more than ten deadly weapons; Torque sets out to uncover his past and unlock the deadly secrets of The Suffering. In the game; players can transform Torque into his monstrous alter ego and unleash the power of his primal fury while battling 12 horrific creatures. Depending on how they play the game;