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  1. Review of Alien: IsolationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 4 | MobyGames

    ... focus on a predominantly one-on-one, cat-and-mouse game of survival horror with a lone Xenomorph, almost like Amnesia: The Dark Descent , was also a cause for concern. So we've got the wrong developer making the wrong game, with the wrong publisher, ...


  2. My 7 Favorite Shooters of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Kotaku

    ... desperation. Having guns actually makes this horror game scarier than it would have been if it tried to be a simple Amnesia clone. Betrayer also excels as a detective story, utilizing a cool sound mechanic to help a player listen for and find clues ...


  3. Greg Kasavin's Top 10x3 Games of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 |

    ... if only as a show of support. Everything about this is up my alley, and I'm ready to play a scary game again after Amnesia: The Dark Descent several years back. Fell in love with this World War I -themed game in a matter of minutes but barely ...


  4. Giant Bomb's 2014 Game of the Year Awards: Day Five Text RecapRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 |

    ... While big-budget video games forgot about horror for a few years, independent developers picked up the slack. Amnesia: The Dark Descent remains worthy of horror's crown, but P.T. reminded us what happens when unlimited resources are thrown at a ...


  5. Patrick Klepek's Top 10 Games of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 |

    ... to roll. Shovel Knight 2! This game probably shouldn't exist, yet it does. Alien: Isolation is a big-budget take on Amnesia: The Dark Descent . Both games dismantle the traditional power fantasy, leaving players mostly helpless. There have been ...


  6. Double Fine Wishes You a Happy HolidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | Playstation.Blog

    Good things coming from the oven! A minute more, or maybe two. Made with art and code and lovin' From Double Fine to all of you! 2014 was one heck of a year! From launching a bunch of new games into the wild to taking on our own indie publishing initiative, you can call us ambitious or crazy, maybe both?! In addition to a bunch of PC releases and another round of our Amnesia Fortnight game jam , we also had a bunch of fun stuff go down for PlayStation fans! Halloween RPG sequel Costume Quest 2 came out this October on PS4 and PS3! We also became midwives to a handful of amazing indie titles under our publishing initiative Double Fine Presents, including Escape Goat 2 from Magical Time Bean which is now available on PS4.


  7. 2014 in review: a great year for horror gamesRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 | Polygon

    ... horror games that have been taking gambles with established gameplay norms, much of which can be traced to 2010's Amnesia: The Dark Descent , a game that had the unprecedented gall to remove combat from the equation and disempower the player. Risks ...


  8. Alien: Isolation is the Bravest Game of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | IGN

    ... action/adventure-oriented games in a horror theme. The odd indie effort aside - Outlast, Slender, Grip's own Amnesia: the Dark Descent - the majority of horror games coming out of big publishing houses in the last couple of decades - many ...


  9. Iron Galaxy's lessons learned on the path to Killer InstinctRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Gamasutra

    ... development of the game from creator Double Helix, a situation that Lang and I agree is somewhat unique; only Amnesia: The Dark Descent developer Frictional Games' decision to allow The Chinese Room to make an Amnesia game comes close. " Killer ...


  10. Halloween Horror Streams: Overcoming our fear of AmnesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Joystiq

    ... much they had to quit. To close out our Halloween celebration, we're pitting Ludwig Kietzmann ( @LudwigK ) against Amnesia: The Dark Descent . The last time he played Amnesia , he lasted about five minutes and had to stop. Today he has no choice but ...


  11. Nothing Says Halloween Like People Screaming at Horror GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Kotaku

    Let's plays of horror games are popular for good reason: watching someone else lose it over a jump scare can be hilarious, and, in case you're a huge coward , even therapeutic. There have been lots of really good videos over the years-and what better time to take a look back than Halloween? In one of the most famous examples of the horror let's play genre, a YouTuber by the name of DILDOBITCH is introduced to Amnesia: The Dark Descent by his friends.


  12. Interactive scares: 13 great games to play this HalloweenRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    ... I am now, this meant playing Castlevania late at night. Later I graduated to Resident Evil, then Fatal Frame, then Amnesia: The Dark Descent Whether the game is actually scaring me or not, I enjoy getting into the spooky spirit of the holiday. To ...


  13. Don't Miss: The neuroscience of survival horrorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2012 | Gamasutra

    ... this new feature, neuroscientist Maral Tajerian, of Thwacke! Consulting , unpacks the mechanism behind the scares in Amnesia, Dead Space and Silent Hill, among others .] Fear is one of the most primitive instincts in humans. Although it has been ...


  14. Alien: Isolation ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 |

    ... have usually involved players barely scraping by-- Resident Evil , Silent Hill 2 , System Shock 2 , Condemned , Amnesia: The Dark Descent . While some of these games offered combat options, it's hard to argue the player ever really has a serious ...


  15. Phantasmal is an Australian Indie Horror Heading to PC in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | AusGamers

    ... making the horror all the more unpredictable. It also features sanity mechanics similar to those in games such as Amnesia, and though guns make an appearance in Phantasmal's trailer, it looks as though weaponry may be a last resort for players whose ...


  16. Why we can't stop talking about P.T.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Polygon

    ... at that," he continued. "We've seen the viral success of small, effective horror titles before: games like Slender , Amnesia: The Dark Descent and Among the Sleep come to mind. For one reason or another, horror games have a tendency to become viral, ...


  17. Review: The Vanishing of Ethan Carter keeps you guessingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 |

    ... you through a contrived set of linear puzzles, interactions, and pre-defined events. I cited Frictional Games Amnesia: The Dark Descent as an example of what can be achieved in that regard. And The Vanishing of Ethan Carter- which is a wholly ...


  18. How to make a great survival horrorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | TrustedReviews

    ... no option but to run and hide when faced with its monsters More recently, games like Deadly Premonition, Outlast and Amnesia: The Dark Descent have made a lot of mileage out of stripping the player of any option except to run and hide if they're ...


  19. introduces DRM-free movies, cuts 35 games, freshens up its designRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2014 | Gaming Nexus

    ... . There's no explanation of why they're dropping these particular games. Most all of them are highly rated, like Amnesia: The Dark Descent , Desperados: Wanted Dead or Alive , and Gothic 2 , so I don't know who's pulling the plug or why. Either way, ...


  20. Game Design Deep Dive: Amnesia's 'Sanity Meter'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | Gamasutra

    ... Grip, creative director at Frictional Games, the studio behind the adventure game series Penumbra , creators of Amnesia: The Dark Descent , and the upcoming horror game Soma . This explanation pertains to the sanity meter feature in Amnesia: The ...