Amnesia: The Dark Descent free on Steam for only 24 hours

Want to pick up one of the best indie survival horror games on Steam? You're in luck as Amnesia: The Dark Descent is currently available for the next 24 hours.


Frictional Games’ Amnesia: The Dark Descent is currently available for free on Steam.

The game originally released back in September 2010 and currently has an Overwhelmingly Positive rating on Steam from nearly 10,000 reviews. Two years after the game was released, it celebrated its one-millionth sale, which is quite the achievement for an indie game.

Amnesia: The Dark Descent is a first-person survival horror game that has players assuming the role of Daniel as he awakens to find himself inside of a desolate castle. As you could expect from the title of the game, Daniel doesn’t remember anything about his past and he needs to figure out not only what he’s doing in the castle, but he also needs to combat the horrors the come from both outside and within his own mind.

Amnesia: The Dark Descent will only be available for free for the next 24 hours, so be sure to grab it as soon as you can if you’re a fan of horror games, or else you'll need to pay $20 bucks for it.

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    September 15, 2015 10:47 AM

    Daniel Perez posted a new article, Amnesia: The Dark Descent free on Steam for only 24 hours

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      September 15, 2015 10:49 AM

      Best horror game I've every played, bar none. The presentation and gameplay do a perfect job of making the player feel helpless and legitimately scared.

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      September 15, 2015 11:05 AM

      Is there a way to play this with virtual desktop on the oculus rift?

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        September 15, 2015 11:34 AM

        I want to be there if you figure it out. Live stream your death.

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          September 15, 2015 3:24 PM

          Well, it won't be VR, but I'll give it a shot when I get home.

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        September 15, 2015 12:55 PM

        You wouldn't want to. The screen effects and forced camera moves, particularly during higher insanity parts, would not be comfortable in VR.

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          September 15, 2015 3:23 PM

          Well, I was thinking not full FOV but rather play it as a virtual screen but have the goggles on to isolate ambient light

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      September 15, 2015 11:08 AM

      Makes me wonder if SOMA isn't preordering very well for them to be giving their previous game away. Regardless, I thought Amnesia was a masterpiece and preordered SOMA to support the developers.

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        September 15, 2015 11:37 AM

        I don't think they're big on marketing. The Dark Descent was hardly marketed and sold badly on release but more than made up for it in sales through word-of-mouth, such as Youtube videos.

        They'd be wise to pursue the same tactic again, considering how well it worked.

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      September 15, 2015 11:14 AM

      Do you really keep it or is it only free to play?

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        September 15, 2015 11:24 AM

        Oh never mind, I thought it was Machine For Pigs.

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          September 15, 2015 12:00 PM

          Machine for Pigs sucked, you should be thankful it isn't machine for pigs

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            September 15, 2015 12:42 PM

            Machine for Pigs is that bad? What was bad about it?

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              September 15, 2015 12:56 PM

              It lost too much of the actual gameplay and the story is ambiguous in the wrong ways.

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              September 15, 2015 1:03 PM

              The first third was good but after that it felt really rushed and half baked.

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                September 15, 2015 1:47 PM

                ^^ Thanks for the input guys.

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              September 15, 2015 1:52 PM

              all the clever monster interactions of the first Amnesia? completely missing except for some utterly shoehorned in water monster bits later on.

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        September 15, 2015 12:03 PM

        Free to keep, bruh.

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      September 15, 2015 1:07 PM

      Cool, maybe it's time to man up and get past the prison level.

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        September 15, 2015 1:46 PM

        Cool, maybe it's time to man up and get past the prison intro level.

        Fixed it for me.

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