“A deserted island…a lost man…memories of a fatal crash…a book written by a dying explorer.” Two years in the making, the highly anticipated Indie remake of the cult mod Dear Esther arrives on PC. Dear Esther immerses you in a stunningly realised world, a remote and desolate island somewhere in the outer Hebrides. As you step forwards, a voice begins to read fragments of a letter: "Dear Esther..." - and so begins a journey through one of the most original first-person games of recent years. Abandoning traditional gameplay for a pure story-driven experience, Dear Esther fuses it’s beautiful environments with a breathtaking soundtrack to tell a powerful story of love, loss, guilt and redemption. Winner of 2012 IGF Excellence in Visual Art. Supported by Indie Fund.

Report article RSS Feed Dear Esther now 75% off in the Steam Summer Sale, Grabs Two Develop Awards!

We're excited to announce that Dear Esther is now 75% off as part of the Steam Summer Sales, and has just bagged two Develop Awards!

Posted by robert.briscoe on Jul 16th, 2012



We're excited to announce that Dear Esther is now 50% off
(UPDATE: now 75% off!) as part of the Steam Summer Sales, not only that but you can also grab the Game + Soundtrack bundle for 75% off too!


Dear Esther Scoops two Develop Awards

In other exciting news Dear Esther and thechineseroom won categories awards at this year's Develop awards, including 'Best use of Narrative' and 'Best Microstudio'!

Thanks again to everyone who's supported us and helped make Dear Esther such a success!

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mairazl
mairazl Jul 17 2012, 1:23am says:

I'm so happy for this sale, I've been wanting this game for a while! Finished it, loved it! Thank you! :)

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Radu_IceMan
Radu_IceMan Jul 17 2012, 6:42am says:

The OST is simply amazing.

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WNxKraid
WNxKraid Jul 17 2012, 6:51am says:

Allready had DE so i bought it again and gifted it to a friend.

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Theon
Theon Jul 18 2012, 5:02am says:

Very beautiful, but not much more than a poem if we're talking narrative-based games. Worth 2 bucks, though.
I'd recommend Alan Wake to anyone with the slightest interest in story and narration; not a daily deal anymore, but it's still 50% off and might pop up among the flash sales.

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yarow12
yarow12 Jun 14 2013, 9:02pm says:

You earned it.

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