“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.

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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!

Dear Esther Released on Desura

Dear Esther Released on Desura

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A deserted island…a lost man…memories of a fatal crash…a book written by a dying explorer.

First Trailer, First Review, IGF and the Steam Store!

First Trailer, First Review, IGF and the Steam Store!

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What an exciting week we’ve had; getting four nominations at IGF was amazing enough but we also just had our very first (and very positive) review published...

2012 IGF Announces Main Competition Finalists

2012 IGF Announces Main Competition Finalists

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The Independent Games Festival (IGF) juries have announced their Main Competition finalists for the 14th annual presentation of its awards, celebrating...

Dear Esther launch date confirmed!

Dear Esther launch date confirmed!

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We finally have an official launch date! (and new screens!)

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LordFinnagin
LordFinnagin

System Req?

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Mattlob
Mattlob

not a game, just a cutscene

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hardpenguin
hardpenguin

Linux port? :(

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Wolfgang12
Wolfgang12

Wasn't as much of a 'game' as I thought it would be, more an interactive story or something like that.
Beautiful graphics and an amazing amount of detail. It's one of those games that I can only ever play once, so I would personally only get it on sale. :)

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reok
reok

great game with an awesome storytelling!

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boredgunner
boredgunner

Wow... I didn't realize there were this many dumbasses on ModDB. Aren't PC gamers supposed to be more mature and intelligent than pizza-faced console gamers? This certainly isn't the case...

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johnnythefinp
johnnythefinp

You kind of just showed the lack of maturity in pc gamers.

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johndb
johndb

As a kid, playing the mod was amazing. Now, as an adult, I play the "actual" game and a thought comes into mind. Why is this classified as a horror? It had a beautiful story, hell, everything was beautiful. Now where does the horror come into play?

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saltedDog
saltedDog

There are ghosts in this game.You can google it.But it's not a fully horror game.

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silverstormX12
silverstormX12

well in my opinion, the game has some parts where a creepy atmosphere comes into place, for example, when you first enter the cave, it was dark and i was feeling reluctant to enter. the game has a sort of eerie feeling to it

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Dune_Jumper
Dune_Jumper

I'll tell you where the horror comes to play; It's the part where they charge you 10$ for this piece of junk. It scared me pretty bad when I realized what I payed for.

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BeatYourHeadIn
BeatYourHeadIn

:D good call dunejumper. i bought it on sale for 3 bucks so i managed to avoid that frightful scare. actually, it felt more like i was giving a homeless man a 6 inch egg salad sandwich from subway while accruing no good karma whatsoever!

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Highest Rated (6 agree) 10/10

I've already enjoyed the mod and so I had to buy the game. It took me 1-2 hours to play through and I guess it was the money worth. The visual is breath taking and that was the only negativ point about the mod. Now the project "Dear Esther" is quite perfect.

If you support these guys with buying their game, you'll put an example that quality should stand at the top of every video game. Maybe some big will recognize...

Feb 19 2012 by Held

Lowest Rated (7 agree) 1/10

This game is not a game and the game length is almost as long as a movie. It's not worth the price tag for such a remake like this and should have deserved watching this through YouTube without the need to walk and play through a boring tale without the usual purpose of gameplay.

Apr 19 2012 by PurpleGaga27

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