A fully dynamic haunting-experience. Experience the horrors of a haunting that's never the same twice.


  • Free Content Updates FOREVER: Paranormal will receive free content updates that add new locations, stories, scenarios, scares, gameplay mechanics, and more! You will NEVER have to pay for DLC in Paranormal. The game's content is planned to double or even triple with each major content update.
  • Collectibles: In your bedroom, there's a shelf where all the collectibles you find are displayed.
  • Sleep System: Sleeping in your bed recharges your camera's batteries and also has a chance of triggering other events.
  • Flashlight (camera light): Creates a bright, short ranged light that casts dynamic shadows. 
  • Newer sound effects: I've totally redone the sound in the game, optimizing it for surround sound or headphones.
  • Controller support: The game will launch with full XBOX 360 Controller support, as well as native Mouse + Keyboard. 
  • Dynamic Haunting: I've revamped the dynamic haunting features from the tech demo I released, adding multiple outcomes, dynamic triggers, countless variables, and an action-reaction system. This will make your experience with the game much more unique and memorable, without missing out on anything important. 
  • First-Person Camera: Much like in the movies 'Paranormal Activity' or 'The Blair Witch Project', the viewpoint will be that of a camera being held by a person (the player). Effects like camera shake, pixelation, video distortion, audio distortion, and motion blur will all be present thanks to the camera screen-space shader I built for everything.




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Paranormal - BETA 7 (Mac)

Paranormal - BETA 7 (Mac)

Oct 22, 2012 Full Version 55 comments

This is an old version of Paranormal. I'm releasing it for free because it contains newer code that can better be used to test if the full game will work...

Paranormal - BETA 7

Paranormal - BETA 7

Oct 16, 2012 Full Version 121 comments

This is an old version of Paranormal. I'm releasing it for free because it contains newer code that can better be used to test if the full game will work...

Paranormal - BETA 5

Paranormal - BETA 5

Sep 12, 2012 Full Version 52 comments

This is an old version of Paranormal. I'm releasing it for free because it contains newer code that can better be used to test if the full game will work...

Paranormal - BETA 4.0

Paranormal - BETA 4.0

May 18, 2012 Full Version 240 comments

NOTE: BETA 5 for the PC is now free to EVERYONE! These betas are more like demos of the full game (which is available on Desura). Enjoy! --- This is the...

Paranormal - BETA 3.0

Paranormal - BETA 3.0

May 15, 2012 Full Version 24 comments

This is the third beta release for Paranormal. Paranormal is a game where you play the role of a person with a camera inside a haunted house. As you play...

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LiveMChief Sep 17 2013, 11:36pm says:

Outlast copied you.

Sue them!

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melternet Sep 15 2013, 7:43pm says:

When i go to my keys for Paranormal on the Desura Collection page all it gives me is my Desura key, and nothing about my steam key. Yes i did follow your tutorial, but nothing. Please Help

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zeldazelda Sep 15 2013, 6:20pm says:

The game says version 1.0.0 in the title screen... I'm assuming that that is a typo?

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MattCohen Sep 21 2013, 5:41pm replied:

That's part of the camera UI on the menu, not indicating the version of the game.

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melternet Sep 25 2013, 6:43pm replied:

That has nothing to do with my question.

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koyan-the-wanderer Sep 15 2013, 3:31pm says:

I bought Paranormal a little over a year ago and don't regret it! It was one of the first games I ever played for my youtube channel! It was also the first game to ever make me actually /scream/ while playing...

I believe I screamed something along the lines of, "Oh God! Oh ****-****-****-****-****! HELP ME!"

Yeah.... I got that on film as well....

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ryoudeaf Sep 14 2013, 4:10pm says:

I bought paranormal on Desura at least 4 months ago. When I go to PLAY and click on Paranormal, it lists options to install, add to favorites, etc., but there is no option for KEYS. I can't click on KEYS if it's not on the list of options. Fix this so I can add this to my STEAM library, ok?

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MattCohen Sep 14 2013, 5:15pm replied:

Follow the instructions on the game's latest news update post :)

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MattCohen Sep 15 2013, 11:00am replied:

Pretty much every horror game that's come out recently :D

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Aug 30 2012, 10:34pm by Belchior

Lowest Rated (10 agree) 5/10

reasons being:
You have some really good jump scares but the littles ones after that dont make much of an impact to scare me. im not feeling overwelmned.
i hope that you work more around these issues as you will be looking at a winner mate. keep up the good work. im looking forward to more updates

Sep 3 2012, 6:06pm by saddoking

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