Amnesia: The Dark Descent

PC, MAC / Action Adventure / Release: Sep 8, 2010 / ESRB: M

Soma trailer tours dark and horrible places

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 12, 2013 9:30am PST

Our first peek at Frictional's Soma was more a hypothetical, showing off a carefully crafted snippet intended to capture the general dreadful feel of the game than any specific piece. A new trailer from the Amnesia creator's latest, however, gives a tour of some actual in-ga...

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Soma live-action trailer teases another unusual artifact

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 07, 2013 7:00am PDT

Amnesia: The Dark Descent creator Frictional Games isn't quite ready to talk about its new game Soma, but has released another live-action trailer to tease a little more unsettling sci-fi. Rather than a weird computer which forsees your death, this time it's exploring a robo...

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Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs squeals out on September 10

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 16, 2013 7:00am PDT

Internet, you have 25 days left to giggle into your hands because, you guys, that beer/bowl/hat/car is made of bacon can you believe it! Come September 10, pork and flesh will become terrifying, as The Chinese Room has confirmed that's when Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs will f...

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Amnesia: The Dark Descent becomes a million seller

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 10, 2012 3:45pm PDT

When is a game too successful to be considered indie? Frictional Games' indie horror game, Amnesia: The Dark Descent has become a million seller.

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Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs' squealin' debut trailer

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 15, 2012 7:30am PDT

The first in-game teaser trailer for Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs has arrived, showing the horror spilling out into the streets of a gloomy city, and glimpses of a horrifying pig.

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Humble Indie Bundle 5 launches: Psychonauts, Limbo, Amnesia and more

By Alice O'Connor, May 31, 2012 10:00am PDT

If you've been suffering from indie game bundle fatigue, this should snap you out of it. Humble Indie Bundle V has launched, offering Amnesia, Limbo, Psychonauts, and Sword & Sworcery for whatever you fancy paying. Pay more than the average, and you'll get Bastion too.

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Amnesia dev: 'Little has evolved' in horror

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 30, 2012 1:30pm PDT

Frictional Games has been making horror games for many moons but really proved its chiller-chops with Amnesia: The Dark Descent. Co-founder Thomas Grip is a little disappointed in how slowly the genre's developed, though, laying his hopes for the genre's future.

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Frictional teasing new Amnesia

By Steve Watts, Feb 10, 2012 11:45am PST

Amnesia: The Dark Descent developer Frictional Games has set up a teaser site for an apparent follow-up to the title, dropping nebulous clues about China.

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Amnesia: The Dark Descent retrospective

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 13, 2011 8:15am PDT

To commemorate the Amnesia: The Dark Descent’s one year anniversary, I spoke to Friction Games' Jens Nilsson for a retrospective.

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IGF 2012 submissions now open

By Jeff Mattas, Jun 30, 2011 1:30pm PDT

Submissions are now open for the 14th annual Independent Games Festival, which will be held, as usual, at the 2012 Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. Some exciting changes to the festival's format have also been announced.

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Shack PSA: Amnesia free on OnLive

By Alice O'Connor, May 17, 2011 8:00am PDT

Today only, Frictional's horrifying game is available free on OnLive. Today also brings the Portal 2 ARG episode Justine to all players.

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GDC: Minecraft wins top IGF award

By Steve Watts, Mar 03, 2011 12:30pm PST

Minecraft took top honors at this year's Independent Games Festival awards, snagging both the Seumas McNally Grand Prize for Best Independent Game,...

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Shack PSA: Steam indie savings

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 01, 2011 5:30pm PST

Celebrating this week's IGF Awards, Steam is running sales on fine indie games including Amnesia, Flotilla, Braid and Bit.Trip Beat.

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Best of 2010 Awards: Indie

By Shack Staff, Dec 29, 2010 9:00am PST

Indie: LIMBO 2010 was a fantastic year for independently developed games, with many of the category's front-runners providing some of year's...

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"Where the fuck is Minecraft in this list?! Every other publication had Minecraft as their ..."

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Amnesia Developers Discuss Sales, Piracy, and Future of Frictional Games

By Jeff Mattas, Oct 25, 2010 4:00pm PDT

Frictional Games' first-person survival horror title, Amnesia: The Dark Descent, has been scaring the crap out of gamers for just over a month now....

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"Come on pirates, if you like it, BUY IT. Fair play if you don't and you delete it, but do the ..."

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