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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Is is my second map is done! I hope, that is very scary Custom story!

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Hi it is repaired custom story sorry for flashing lights and too loud sounds hope it is good custom It is my fisrt custom! Next custom story is comming!

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The download to "A Christmas Hunt" a custom story by i3670.

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McKane Sep 29 2011, 5:23pm says:

I am sure that there is another Amnesia game other than Dark Descent.

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Mr_Flame Sep 23 2011, 12:02pm says:

It would be cool, if they do a Playstation Portable version :)

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dezodor Sep 21 2011, 3:13pm says:

Just voted for Amnesia on the 'Golden-Joystick Award' in 'best adventure game' cathegory :) This game really deserves it! Haven't experienced such 'fear' in games since Resident Evil 1 and Silent Hill 1 ...

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Nominee Sep 18 2011, 1:22pm says:

Good GOD. I can't play this for more than 20 minutes at a time.

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Pogovampire Sep 16 2011, 6:57pm says:

This game made me **** bricks (scuse me). Frictional has a nack for these survival horror puzzle games, and frankly i wish to see more of these (not in the COD sense). Good show!

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okamixxx Sep 10 2011, 3:22am says:

I'm looking for a partner to team up with and make a custom story
message me you want to partner up

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ZarathustraDK Aug 21 2011, 11:17am says:

Anybody know if it's possible to redeem this game on Desura somehow if you bought it through the frictional games store back in the day? New user here.

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Tech|Rogue Aug 26 2011, 8:02am replied:

Not that I know might try emailing the devs directly. I'm sure they could hook you up with a Desura key. :)

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rwsbgamedev Aug 20 2011, 11:09am says:

Oh my mistake I thought it was free haha... >.< Anyway once I got my money I'll definitely buy this game...

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SadDino Aug 11 2011, 3:29am says:

So here's the heirarchy for those who are new to horror games:
Amnesia, Penumbra (all of them), FEAR 1, Condemned: Criminal Origins, Dead Space, Silent Hill 1-3, Resident Evil 1-4, Clock Tower>Dead Space 2, Silent Hill 4>FEAR 2, Silent Hill 5>FEAR 3, Resident Evil 5

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Amnesia: The Dark Descent
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Released Sep 3, 2010
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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

Feb 22 2013, 3:10pm by therupertbob

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