A fully dynamic haunting-simulator. Experience the horrors of a haunting that's never the same twice. SEE THE SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS BEFORE PURCHASING. Test out the beta to make sure the game will work on your computer. Features: Free Content Updates: New scenarios, locations, characters, gameplay mechanics, and more! Sleep System: Switch to static cameras to watch the house as you sleep. Creepy Sound Design: Headphone users rejoice! Controller Support: Xbox 360 controller and Mouse & Keyboard support. Dynamic Hauntings: No haunting is ever the same thanks to the complex action-reaction and randomization system I made. First-Person Camera: Much like Paranormal Activity or Blair Witch Project, the view is that of the camera. Intricate Ghost Story: Uncover the mystery through journal entries. Graphics: Unreal Engine 3 makes Paranormal look amazing, implementing many of the latest graphical advances. Push your computer (and sanity) to the limits!

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Paranormal is now available on Desura! Vote for Paranormal on Steam GREENLIGHT! PARANORMAL HAS NOW BEEN RELEASED! Version 1.2 is available NOW!

Posted by MattCohen on Nov 16th, 2012


Paranormal is finally fully released! Paranormal 1.2 contains many bug fixes, as well as a new experimental gameplay mechanic called Stains. Stains are paranormal hotspots that have a small chance to appear throughout the house. Are they dangerous? Only one way to find out. See the changelog below for more details.


  • Added new gameplay mechanic: Stains.
  • Added one new ending (minor).
  • Tweaked Unabridged Mode for better pacing.
  • Fixed many issues with invisible objects.
  • Fixed some issues with certain endings.
  • Fixed a few crashes.
  • Fixed tons of glitches and bugs.
  • And many many more things you'll have to discover on your own!

    PopMatters wrote:The most interesting thing about it, though, is that I am this character. I’m motivated to record the ghost for personal reasons and that adds to personal fear Paranormal evokes. I already have undeniable proof of its existence, but I want to see what it’s capable of. I don’t care if it hates me. I want to push it further.

    See Paranormal's review on PopMatters


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xkllerfx Nov 19 2012 says:

when i play my game it show the batteries but it shows a black screen Please Help!!

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MattCohen Nov 19 2012 replied:

Does your computer use an Intel HD 3000 graphics chip? If so, it's a known issue with UDK that is beyond my control. I'm working with EPIC to get it resolved. As stated in the game's system requirements, integrated graphics aren't supported officially yet. But don't worry, I'm always working to improve compatibility!

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ozero0 Nov 27 2012 says:

Any news on an update to fix the blackscreen? i was so excited to play this game like 2 weeks ago when I bought it, only to find that SPECIFICALLY my chipset is not supported

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MattCohen Nov 27 2012 replied:

Sadly that is something only EPIC can fix, since it's an issue with UDK, not just my game. I'm working with them to fix it, but they've given me no real information. The game's system requirements say the integrated chips aren't supported for this specific reason. I have heard that updating your graphics drivers can fix the black screen issue, but I can't confirm that this is true. I'd try that. Please get back to me on whether that fixes it or not. Thanks! I'll keep you posted if EPIC gives any official response on the issue.

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HeyCiro Dec 6 2012 says:

My computer uses an Intel HD 3000 graphics chip. Can't play it. But it looks really nice. Hope I can play it soon! Keep the good work!

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