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Amnesia: The Dark Descent- PC

alaTest has collected and analyzed 48 reviews of Amnesia: The Dark Descent- PC. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other PC Games for all reviews. People really like the story and price. The gameplay and design are also mentioned favorably. Many are critical about the reliability and graphics.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other PC Games the Amnesia: The Dark Descent- PC is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Joe Sinicki (

Amnesia: The Dark Descent


Amnesia is a game that looks to use all of your senses to scare the pants off of you. Does it work? Yes. Frictional Games has created one of the most impressive and downright scary survival horror games in recent memory.

Playing Amnesia: The Dark Descent is kind of like the virtual version of playing with the lights on.

Apr, 2011

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I eagerly start to play Amnesia, one of the most horrifying games in recent years according to most media. The loading screen really lives up to this expectation. The game suggests you turn off the lights and use headphones to play. This is definitely...

Apr, 2011

Expert review by : Joe McGonagle (

Amnesia: The Dark Descent


Make no bones about it - Amnesia: The Dark Descent (ATDD) is one of the scariest games around. Just like in film, there are games that go for the 'jump' factor with tumultuous fright-cues; others that go for the dark, foreboding atmosphere. ATDD has...

Oct, 2010

Expert review by : Mike Flacy (

Amnesia: The Dark Descent


Not since Eternal Darkness on the Nintendo Gamecube has a survival horror game come along to frighten me with such calculated terror as Amnesia: The Dark Descent. From the developers that also worked on the Penumbra horror games, Amnesia puts the...

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Oct, 2010

Expert review by : Brett Todd (

Amnesia: The Dark Descent Review


Amnesia just might drive you insane, but in a very good way since this is one of the scariest horror games you're ever going to play.

Creepy Lovecraftian atmosphere and monsters ; Good mix of physics-based puzzles with old-fashioned adventure brainteasers ; Spooky visuals and disturbing insanity effects ; Horror-show sound effects that will keep you on the edge of your seat

Physics-based interface can require some annoying mouse maneuvers ; Dated visuals

Sep, 2010

Expert review by : Neilie Johnson (

Amnesia: The Dark Descent Review


Do you want to see something really scary?

Some of the scariest horror gameplay you've ever survived; only 20 bucks

A hurl-inducing Â"insanityÂ" effect

In any case, Amnesia: The Dark Descent is an unforgettable survival/horror experience, one that should not be missed. With an appropriately eerie setting, an interesting story, multiple endings and some extremely shrewd sound design, it'll grab hold of...

Sep, 2010

Expert review by : Jason Dobry (

Amnesia: The Dark Descent


Review by Jason Dobry Amnesia: The Dark Descent Developer Frictional Games Publisher Frictional Games Released September 8, 2010 Available for PC (version played), Mac, Linux Time Played Finished in about 10 hours Verdict: 4/5 Thumbs Up “Amnesia...

Sep, 2010

Expert review by : ChrisCapel (

Amnesia: The Dark Descent


Are you ready? Then we'll begin…

The scariest survival horror ever made

It's not always clear what to do next

Amnesia is set in medieval times. Daniel, your character, finds himself in a strange castle at night bereft of his memory. A note, written by Daniel himself, says to journey down to the castle’s inner sanctum and kill a feeble old man. It soon becomes...

Sep, 2010

Expert review by : Alex Yue (

Amnesia: The Dark Descent


Horror games are something that usually sound awesome in theory but often find themselves lacking a certain something when put into practice. A prime example of this is Doom 3. Now I loved Doom 3 as much as the next guy, but when you take a look at the...

Amnesia: The Dark Descent is a triumph, not only in the genre of horror games, but also in the field of interactive story telling.

Sep, 2010

Expert review by : Eddie Inzauto (

Amnesia: The Dark Descent


Sick review. Seems like a title I'm going to have to pick up as a big fan of the horror genre. Post a Comment

Reminds us how interactivity, perspective, and player disempowerment can be highly engaging, and that a slow creep of fear with abrupt spikes of terror is ultimately the essence of the horror experience.

Sep, 2010