Penumbra is a first person horror adventure focusing on story, immersion and puzzle solving. Violence and combat is hardly an option - the player has to use wits to guide Philip through his final test, and this makes the series unique in offering a truly dangerous and terrifying experience.

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10 Darwinlayno

Mar 2nd, 2013 0 people agree 0 people don't

But So Scary And Nice Game Am A Liker Games For Horror And I Like Games For Horror Is Amnesia The Dark Descent And Penumbra Packages And Anna And Paranormal

aaronps says
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nick&jacob says
10 nick&jacob

Jan 6th, 2013 0 people agree 0 people don't

I love this game and highlty recommendt it!

chaz_stickerz says
10 chaz_stickerz

Oct 24th, 2012 0 people agree 0 people don't

even though i have only purchased the demo version i have still seen videos and played parts of this game. i thaught it was amazing. the storyline, gameplay and graphics are rather good. if you enjoyed this game then i would deffinatley recomend amnesia the dark descent

Dune_Jumper says
10 Dune_Jumper

Oct 3rd, 2012 0 people agree 0 people don't

My favorite horror game ever made.
If you are looking to get really scared, Amnesia is for you.
If you are looking for awesome gameplay, Penumbra is for you.

Odditys says
6 Odditys

Sep 5th, 2012 0 people agree 0 people don't

I preferred the gameplay of the sequel.

Theevina says
9 Theevina

Aug 20th, 2012 0 people agree 0 people don't
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This was a great game. A lot of it can relate to Amnesia: The Dark Descent inlcuding the dark, oppresive atmosphere, always leading the player downward. And it was impressive that I still got somewhat frightened at times when I didn't expect it, even though most of the game wasn't all that dark.

There were, however, several flaws. Getting used to the game mechanics took quite a bit of work, especially with the melee weapons. Also some things were overused such as the endless labryinth-like halls and the terribly annoying dogs. Seriously, why did there have to be so many killer dogs?

But by the end, the game was more rewarding than I thought. I am excited to start with the next one.

Thanks Frictional Games!

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10 dinoawesomeness6

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McLary says
10 McLary

Aug 10th, 2012 0 people agree 0 people don't

This is one of those games that redefines a genera. Its fantastic and everyone should play it.

boredgunner says
10 boredgunner

Aug 6th, 2012 0 people agree 0 people don't

The Penumbra series is one of the only horror series left in modern gaming - story driven, challenging, dark, and believe it or not, scary. People call Doom, F.E.A.R., Dead Space, and Resident Evil 4-5 horror games even though they're no more than just shooters. If you're looking for something more authentic and deep, then give Penumbra a try. Remember to play them at night.

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