The last remaining memories fade away into darkness. Your mind is a mess and only a feeling of being hunted remains. You must escape.


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.


Amnesia: The Dark Descent puts you in the shoes of Daniel as he wakes up in a desolate castle, barely remembering anything about his past. Exploring the eerie pathways, you must also take part of Daniel's troubled memories. The horror does not only come from the outside, but from the inside as well. A disturbing odyssey into the dark corners of the human mind awaits. A sound of dragging feet? Or is your mind playing tricks on you?


By using a fully physically simulated world, cutting edge 3D graphics and a dynamic sound system, the game pulls no punches when trying to immerse you. Once the game starts, you will be in control from the beginning to the end. There are no cut-scenes or time-jumps, whatever happens will happen to you first hand. Something emerges out of the darkness. It's approaching. Fast.


Amnesia: The Dark Descent throws you headfirst into a dangerous world where danger can lurk behind every corner. Your only means of defense are hiding, running or using your wits. Do you have what it takes to survive?

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riviNOX Apr 18 2012, 10:34pm says:

Sale end in three days posted on April 16... It's now the 18th. The sale is over? I'd like to purchase..

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WastedWalruse Apr 18 2012, 1:36pm says:

I bought the game here and when I open the launcher and launch the game it asks for my Serial Key. I put in the CD key Desura gave me, and it made my computer shut down with a short error message, something like its shutting down to preserve data. Every time I try to launch it, the same thing happens. Even when nothing else is open, and there is no data to preserve. What can I do to stop this? Thanks for any help you can possibly give :I

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PenultimatePanda Apr 19 2012, 12:21pm buried:


here use my serial 5645665764u7tyhvncut876866e3435r586ty75gfn

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VandalSQ Apr 18 2012, 7:08am says:

Thanx for this awesome 75% Off ! Just bought it !

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crylol Apr 17 2012, 8:02am says:

This game is really impressive. Probably a bit too impressive. I have it on steam for almost a year and I can't really pull myself together to finish it. But I'm slowly getting there. For this price it's really easy to recommend it to everyone who feels brave enough! :)

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Bladeanddeath000 Apr 17 2012, 2:39am says:

Excellent, It is now $4.99 75% off but It will end soon

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Kuruku Apr 16 2012, 6:56pm says:

A CD-key!? It seems even the Desura version of Amnesia has DRM. A pity.

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commodore256 Apr 18 2012, 3:04am replied:

Oh, boo-hoo. Keys can be written down and put in a dropbox folder and you can still backup the game.

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Kuruku Apr 18 2012, 11:56am replied:

I made a legitimate complaint. You mock me for it. You provide a ridiculous solution (As far as the key goes, simply including a text file with the key alongside the game data will suffice, and one can check their key over the internet by logging in through Desura, so why does Dropbox even need to be involved?). Was that really necessary, and if so, did it negate my point in any way?

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PenultimatePanda Apr 19 2012, 12:26pm replied:

By using dropbox he was implying that you should keep a copy there so it is safe just in case AMnisa decides to stop sell on Desura and then Desura runs out of money because this is the only game here that seems to sell and them Desura shuts down and your account gets explodie. [:

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Kuruku Apr 20 2012, 1:29am replied:

Umm... are you sure you're 20 years old, PenultimatePanda?

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Highest Rated (42 agree) 10/10

If you like dark atmospheres and intense plots full of suspense and psycological terror, such as those found in games like Silent Hill, Diablo 1,or S.T.A.L.K.E.R SoC, then this is the game for you.

Amnesia - the Dark Descent redefines it's genre.

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Lowest Rated (19 agree) 1/10

uhh look at me im an idiot

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