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Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs writer on the question Hitler and Stalin would ask

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 30, 2013 4:40pm PDT

Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs is a frightening experience filled with horrific imagery and scary pig people. But writer Dan Pinchbeck says that the scariest creature of all just might be man.


"I wish games could be like movies and I could get the directors cut edition. I NEED ME SOME PORK ..."

- Disarray see all 2 comments

Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs review: streamlined terror

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 13, 2013 12:00pm PDT

Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs carries a combination of Frictional's penchant for psychological terror and The Chinese Room's knack for creating a thought-provoking narrative, making this a game worth playing with the lights out.


"Sanity meter was one of the shittiest mechanics, glad to see they got rid of it. I'll give this ..."

- StriderNL see all 16 comments

Everybody's Gone to the Rapture PC release 'not planned'

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 22, 2013 8:30am PDT

Everything you loved is gone, and all you can do is wander aimlessly, looking at what remains and meeting the few left behind. That's the premise of The Chinese Room's new game Everybody's Gone to the Rapture, but may also be how you feel after this. After the Gamescom annou...


"there's been kind of a reprieve in the past few years. lots of simultaneous or even PC-first ..."

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Everybody's Gone to the Rapture coming to PS4

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 20, 2013 2:30pm PDT

Dear Esther creators, The Chinese Room, are bringing their next game, Everybody's Gone to the Rapture, to PS4, revealing the first trailer at Gamescom.


"I hope there is more of an adventure type game in this one and less of an 'experience' like Dear ..."

- cetra00 see all 2 comments

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...


"I heard they will use the machine to get back at those damn birds."

- ahk-med see all 10 comments

Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs now due end of summer

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 07, 2013 6:00am PDT

With the end of June approaching and Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs's marketing machine not ratcheting up, it's no surprise that the scare 'em up is missing its planned Q2 release. Still, chin up, the wait isn't that much longer: expect to be yelling into your webcam towards th...


"Hahah, yeah. They should add successful before "indie developer""

- Zollington see all 12 comments

Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs aiming for Q2

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 20, 2013 6:45am PST

Start stockpiling rubber sheeting and clean underwear as Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs should arrive some time from April to June, Amnesia creator Frictional Games has revealed. Dear Esther developer thechineseroom is the main force behind this semi-sequel to Frictional's Amne...


"Argh. For some reason I had it in my mind that I'd be playing this and squealing like a little ..."

- David Craddock see all 3 comments

Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs trailer creeps out

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 31, 2012 6:00am PDT

"This world is a machine. A machine for pigs. Fit only for the slaughtering of pigs," says a new trailer for Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs, surely one of the greatest names in horror games. Come celebrate Halloween with a peek at some of the things that'll terrify you next yea...


"The areas in the trailer actually did look a bit better to me, but I'm far more interested in ..."

- Arceihn see all 17 comments

Everybody's Gone to the Rapture is Dear Esther dev's next

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 30, 2012 3:00pm PDT

Everybody's Gone to the Rapture is a "spiritual successor" to Dear Esther, and it takes place one hour before the world ends.


"We even have a Brit on staff, for crying out loud. For shame. FOR SHAME."

- Alice O'Connor see all 10 comments

Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs delayed into 2013

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 13, 2012 3:00pm PDT

Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs is looking mighty fine and unpleasant but, alas, you'll have to wait a while longer to play it. Previously due this fall, it's now expected in early 2013.


"Sad that it's delayed, but it will be every bit as good (or better) than the first and therefore ..."

- ajvitaly see all 3 comments

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.


"Yay. Amnesia scared the bejeesus out of me. And I loved every minute of it."

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Dear Esther sale celebrates Mac launch

By Alice O'Connor, May 16, 2012 6:00am PDT

The promised Mac edition of Dear Esther, accompanied by a hearty 50% discount bringing the celebrated indie explore-a-story down to only $4.99. At that price, those curious about why it's so divisive would do well to pick it up.


"I like my vidya games like I like my movies: boring and pretentious. Bought, obviously. Now ..."

- tw3kr see all 2 comments

Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs coming from Dear Esther dev

By Steve Watts, Feb 22, 2012 12:00pm PST

Amnesia's sequel is titled 'A Machine for Pigs,' and is being developed by Dear Esther studio thechineseroom.


"Frictional is only publishing the game, can't you read ????????? Where the **** does it say ..."

- pulkmees see all 26 comments

Indie Jeff's Weekly Pick: Dear Esther

By Jeff Mattas, Feb 19, 2012 8:00am PST

For this week's Indie Pick, I roam through the poetically-beautiful Dear Esther by thechineseroom, a Valve-sanctioned remake of a Half-Life 2 mod.


"I agree with Lionel. I sell novels and they are typically 10$ for 450-500 pages. Recently I ..."

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Dear Esther Mac port confirmed

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 14, 2012 5:00pm PST

The gorgeous commercial remake Dear Esther launches today but only for Windows, much to the chagrin of Mac users who played the original mod on their white computers. Fear not! A Mac version is indeed in the works.


"Waste of money 2 hours of narration on an Island we've all seen before... You can make any ..."

- TotalRecall see all 7 comments