Presents a bleak world for the player to explore, one that seems sad, hopeless, depressing, or otherwise where things are or go wrong all the time and getting them right is nigh impossible or come with heavy price.
Alternate names: Grim
Name variations: cheerless, hopeless, grimdark
The first video game about Bleak was released on August 12, 1992.
Commonly an autumnal setting is also used.