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

    Monday Oct 6 | GiantBomb.com

    ... 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 ...

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

    Sunday Oct 5 | 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 ...

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

    Friday Oct 3 | 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, ...

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

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Examiner.com

    ... 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 ...

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  5. 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 ...

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  6. GOG.com 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, ...

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  7. 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 ...

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  8. Suddenly, Big Budget Games Love Horror AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | GiantBomb.com

    ... the well over and over because we're reminded of what Silent Hill could be. At least, that's how I've felt lately. Amnesia: The Dark Descent and Slender: The Eight Pages suggested the independent scene would carry the torch, as Konami looked at ...

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  9. PC Review - 'Daylight'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | WorthPlaying

    ... saw a decline in quality and numbers and a shift to more action-oriented fare, the PC had games like Outlast and Amnesia to show that you can still scare gamers without the aid of firearms. Riding that wave of resurgence in the genre is Daylight , a ...

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  10. Independents' Day Weekend: 'Gone Home', Detachable Heads, Doll Parts and Feral VectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2014 | Forbes.com

    ... been a pretty full week for indie gaming, on both sides of the Atlantic. I was once surprised to find copies of Amnesia: The Dark Descent racked for sale in an office supply store just off W Manchester Avenue in Los Angeles. It seemed very strange, ...

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  11. Virtual Texture TerrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2013 | GameDev

    ... issue could kill it. I had two prior examples to work from. One was a blog from a developer at Frictional Games ( Amnesia: The Dark Descent and Penumbra ). The other was a presentation describing the technique's use in the game Halo Wars . In both ...

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  12. Humble Indie Bundle V features all-star lineupRead the original story

    May 31, 2012 | Examiner.com

    ... low price point. In this particular package players are treated to DRM-free copies of the nightmare inducing Amnesia: The Dark Descent, dark platformer LIMBO, legendary Psychonauts, and Superbrothers: Sword and Sworcery EP. If that wasn't enough, ...

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  13. Great Games You've Never Heard of: Amnesia: the Dark DescentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2014 | PennLive.com

    ... disturbing things, so I've almost become a little desensitized to a lot of the stuff I see and play. With that said, Amnesia: the Dark Descent made me shriek like a little church girl being chased by an axe murderer. Amnesia is a first-person ...

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  14. A Good Recent Horror GameRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2012 | QJ.net

    If you're releasing a first person horror these days, then you know things are going good if your game is said to be reminiscent of Amnesia: The Dark Descent.

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  15. Postmortem: The Chinese Room's Amnesia: A Machine for PigsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2014 | Gamasutra

    Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs was born out of an ethos shared by Frictional Games and The Chinese Room towards game design and what games as a medium are capable of doing.

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  16. Creepy Children's Show Gets Reimagined As a Survival Horror GameRead the original story

    May 22, 2014 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    ... found itself a cult following. Developer Aetheric Games has decided to reimagine the series as Trap Door, a mod for Amnesia: The Dark Descent that features original writing, voice-overs, a modified sanity system, multiple endings, and no lantern. I ...

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  17. This Colorful Children's Show Makes a Great Gothic Horror GameRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2014 | Wired

    ... themes. Now, the classic show has been re-imagined as a survival-horror short story via a mod for the horror game Amnesia: The Dark Descent . The Trapdoor , created by "Mr Behemoth" of Aetheric Games, is set in the Amnesia universe and features new ...

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  18. Four ways to design for horror, from Amnesia dev Frictional GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2014 | Gamasutra

    ... game studio that developed the horror adventure games in the Penumbra series, as well as its breakout title, Amnesia: The Dark Descent . The studio is currently at work on Soma , which, if the trailers are any indication, will crank up the intensity ...

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  19. Performance Analysis: Daylight on PS4 and PCRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2014 | Eurogamer

    ... shut. Most of this happens towards the edges of your (limited) field of view, and in the tradition of the excellent Amnesia: The Dark Descent, the more that's left to the sound design, the more tension begins to ratchet up. The randomised nature of ...

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  20. Four ways to design for horror, from Amnesia dev Frictional GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2014 | Gamasutra

    ... game studio that developed the horror adventure games in the Penumbra series, as well as its breakout title, Amnesia: The Dark Descent . The studio is currently at work on Soma , which, if the trailers are any indication, will crank up the intensity ...

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