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The last remaining memories fade away into darkness. Your mind is a mess and only a feeling of being hunted remains. You must escape.


Amnesia: The Dark Descent, a first person survival horror. A game about immersion, discovery and living through a nightmare. An experience that will chill you to the core. You stumble through the narrow corridors as the distant cry is heard. It is getting closer.


Amnesia: The Dark Descent puts you in the shoes of Daniel as he wakes up in a desolate castle, barely remembering anything about his past. Exploring the eerie pathways, you must also take part of Daniel's troubled memories. The horror does not only come from the outside, but from the inside as well. A disturbing odyssey into the dark corners of the human mind awaits. A sound of dragging feet? Or is your mind playing tricks on you?


By using a fully physically simulated world, cutting edge 3D graphics and a dynamic sound system, the game pulls no punches when trying to immerse you. Once the game starts, you will be in control from the beginning to the end. There are no cut-scenes or time-jumps, whatever happens will happen to you first hand. Something emerges out of the darkness. It's approaching. Fast.


Amnesia: The Dark Descent throws you headfirst into a dangerous world where danger can lurk behind every corner. Your only means of defense are hiding, running or using your wits. Do you have what it takes to survive?

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Amnesia Modloader

Amnesia Modloader

Feb 27, 2015 Installer Tool 2 comments

The Amnesia Modloader is a Java application I wrote to simplify the process of starting different mods you have installed for Amnesia. With this launcher...

Amnesia: Hell Castle 2

Amnesia: Hell Castle 2

Feb 13, 2015 Singleplayer Map 0 comments

It this short custom story(mini level),a second story of Hell Castle, You are in your house but you met monsters and every scary thing's. Your mision...

Amnesia: Hell Castle

Amnesia: Hell Castle

Feb 4, 2015 Singleplayer Map 2 comments

Is is my second map is done! I hope, that is very scary Custom story!

Amnesia: Hell's Slaughterhouse version 1.1

Amnesia: Hell's Slaughterhouse version 1.1

Jan 18, 2015 Singleplayer Map 5 comments

Hi it is repaired custom story sorry for flashing lights and too loud sounds hope it is good custom It is my fisrt custom! Next custom story is comming!

A Christmas Hunt

A Christmas Hunt

Dec 29, 2014 Singleplayer Map 1 comment

The download to "A Christmas Hunt" a custom story by i3670.

Dead Memories

Dead Memories

Oct 11, 2014 Singleplayer Map 2 comments

WARNING!!! This amnesia custom story is in early alpha and is not finished, not even halfway. by downloading and installing this custom story, you have...

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ArkKnight Feb 6 2015, 4:28am says:

Just what`s wrong with mods section?

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Glasgow_Smile Feb 14 2015, 8:53pm replied:

The mods are there as always

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Lemoncreme Jan 22 2015, 8:06pm says:

Amnesia is probably the best horror game ever. Like, seriously, the mechanics are new and fresh and the whole interactive objects thing just makes for some hilarious gameplay. The creatures feel alive when they hunt you down, and I do love that it is possible to NOT hide and just run away from them, but you usually don't because they have great AI that really works at cornering you.

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Filchmaista Sep 22 2014, 2:04am says:

where is the link to download the game?

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Alex07Taylor Sep 22 2014, 4:28pm replied:

You need to buy it.
Go on Steam and download the DEMO, and then buy it. :D

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SilSol Sep 7 2014, 7:56pm says:

awesome game

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Tyler. Jul 18 2014, 8:05am says:

One of the best horror games i've ever played. Great graphics, great story. Absolutely amazing. I would recommend this game to everyone!

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Blood-Evangelion Jul 23 2014, 2:16am replied:

You should buy this game for full version.

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Amnesia: The Dark Descent
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Frictional Games
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Released Sep 3, 2010
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Highest Rated (42 agree) 10/10

If you like dark atmospheres and intense plots full of suspense and psycological terror, such as those found in games like Silent Hill, Diablo 1,or S.T.A.L.K.E.R SoC, then this is the game for you.

Amnesia - the Dark Descent redefines it's genre.

Dec 6 2010, 8:47am by X4VI3R

Lowest Rated (19 agree) 1/10

uhh look at me im an idiot

Feb 22 2013, 3:10pm by therupertbob

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Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs, Released Sep 8, 2013
Amnesia: The Dark Descent, Released Sep 3, 2010

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@Eclipzity @LabzafGaming Thanks, but we got the testing needs met. Just wait for the final, not temp & buggy, version :)

Feb 27 2015, 3:03am

@LabzafGaming Late this year sometime. Depends on how the beta turns out.

Feb 26 2015, 8:35am

@LabzafGaming Afraid it is a private beta. It's the complete game + bugs + temp stuff so promise u are better off with the final relase :)

Feb 26 2015, 8:22am

@ChrisStayler Longer than Amnesia. Our own playthroughs where we know all solutions, but also take notes, etc take ~11hours.

Feb 26 2015, 2:43am

@NEVEC_Bren private. It is basically the full game, so releasing public beta would just spoil it for everyone :)

Feb 26 2015, 2:42am

@HammerOfGodz First PS4 and then we will see! It is what we aim for, but will have to see if we have the resources for it.

Feb 25 2015, 2:45pm

@DevFoxtrot Will not be at GDC I am afraid. Feel free to send a mail through the form on the main site though!

Feb 25 2015, 1:58am

This is reall cool! A sidescrolling Amnesia mod starring our beloved flappy jaw is in the works: T.co

Feb 24 2015, 1:36pm

@ShadowRealmful @LinkArk Sometime this year!

Feb 24 2015, 9:34am

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