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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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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Nelle775 Jan 7 2011, 9:43pm says:

wauw, i heard about this game the other day and about how everyone was ******** their pants, and i was kinda skeptical.. then i downloaded the demo and i must say, it is indeed very scary.. now back to playing ^^

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Fib Jan 5 2011, 5:06pm says:

I just want to congratulate you. You have created the scariest game that I have ever played. I've played through FEAR 1 and 2, Dead Space, and Clive Barker's Jericho, and this game is more scary than those games combined.

It's the unknown that haunts me the most...

Keep up the good work, I can't wait to play more titles from Frictional.

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robofork Jan 13 2011, 5:48am replied:

I agree, though Fear 2 and Jericho aint scary :P

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nosfer4tu May 15 2011, 2:57pm replied:

Im sorry if this is offensive to fear 2 fans but fear 2 isnt scary AT ALL. It's just a shooter and it ain't scary because you know something will happen a little girl will appear & stuff and you're armed so i was absolutely quiet when playing the game. Nothing else than amnesia scared me so hard. I shat so much bricks that i could build a mansion.

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timstro59 Dec 25 2010, 11:22am says:

im hopefully going to get this game sometime this month.

hopefully next week.

wish me luck.

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Hitelf Dec 24 2010, 8:18pm says:

congrats in getting to top 2 :D

Me and my friend played this game at the same time doing the same things and this game IS THE SCARIEST GAME IVE PLAYED!

really loved this game :D

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C&C-Pickled Dec 22 2010, 1:57am says:

"you screamed? men don't scream!" (plays the game) "EEEEEEEEEEK"

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timstro59 Dec 9 2010, 8:54am says:

i really need to get this game.

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tommhans Nov 30 2010, 4:45am says:

amazing game, its nominated in several of awards by IGN, including GAME OF THE YEAR! Shows us that indie game's can really do things!

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brisk187 Nov 27 2010, 12:52pm says:

My #1 candidate for indie game of the year

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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.

Dec 6 2010, 8:47am by X4VI3R

Lowest Rated (19 agree) 1/10

uhh look at me im an idiot

Feb 22 2013, 3:10pm by therupertbob

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