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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Amnesia – The Dark Descent is a slow paced horror game and is meant to be played alone in a dark room, late at night. It is not a game that is meant to...

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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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rwsbgames 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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Prototype458 Aug 6 2011, 9:40pm says:

i love the holy **** video men that guy is just awesome wish i had the sounds in amnesia^^ would been hilarious

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TheUnabridgedGamer Aug 6 2011, 10:46am says:

I like the concept, and I understand the gameplay to be very good...

Now if only someone would make mod that, to this game, is like the one where you follow fireflies in that Crysis mod. By that, I mean: someone try to actually turn this game on its head.

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Flash112 Sep 6 2011, 1:25pm replied:

Then probably you are bathing in a pool of blood wile there are 6 chainsaws flying around and 15 arms sticking out of the wall and a face in the toilet @_@

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vader333 Sep 2 2011, 9:37am replied:

Please know that your personal opinion, while valid, cannot apply to everyone. It is ok to dispute the scariness of the game, although it is really a matter of individual tolerance, but to condemn it by saying it is overrated is inappropriate, and just begging for nega karma.

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Amnesia: The Dark Descent
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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.

Dec 6 2010, 8:47am by X4VI3R

Lowest Rated (18 agree) 1/10

uhh look at me im an idiot

Feb 22 2013, 3:10pm by therupertbob

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