Amnesia: The Dark Descent for PC
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Amnesia: The Dark Descent

Sep 8, 2010
8.65
playscore
Good
238th of 19183

Trailer, Gameplay, & Screenshots

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About this game

Developer: Frictional Games
Content Rating: Mature

Summary

Amnesia: The Dark Descent, a first person survival horror. A game about immersion, discovery and living through a nightmare. An experience that will chill you to the core. You stumble through the narrow corridors as the distant cry is heard. It is getting closer.

System Requirements

Minimum

  • OS: Windows XP/Vista/7
  • Processor: 2.0Ghz - Low budget CPUs such as Celeron or Duron needs to be at about twice the CPU speed
  • Memory: 2 GB
  • Hard Drive: 3GB
  • Graphics: Radeon X1000/GF 6 - Integrated graphics and very low budget cards might not work.

Critic Reviews

14 Reviews
7.96
Adam BiessenerSep 08, 2010
If Resident Evil is Aliens, Amnesia is Alien. Frictional Games has created something wholly unlike the traditional horror game. Amnesia shows us by example that gaming has entirely new realms to explore. The price of admission is only $20 through your digital retailer of choice. Do the right thing.
Josh TolentinoSep 30, 2010
Frictional seems aware that a key ingredient in the recipe for fear is a feeling of powerlessness. The player should be more the victim than the hero, helpless before whatever horrors stalk the halls and lurk in the shadows. Amnesia: The Dark Descent, developed on a shoestring budget by five Swedes, is a rare game that outshines (or rather, out-scares) the high-end, high-budget, triple-A titles that so often lay claim to the horror game mantle.
Richard MitchellOct 29, 2010
Amnesia's macabre sensibilities and slow pacing may not be for everyone, but horror fans looking for a truly frightening experience should turn off the lights, plug in some headphones and settle in. Personally, I play with the lights on because, despite what my parents told me about the dark, I know better.

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