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Helsingborg, Sweden, 03/9 – 2010
Today Frictional Games, the makers of the Penumbra series, has released a demo for their upcoming first person survival horror “Amnesia: The Dark Descent”. Players with Windows, Mac or Linux all get a chance to experience a small slice of the dread and terror contained in the full game.

The game begins with Daniel awakening in a desolate Prussian castle, without any memories to explain his situation. A letter written by himself, reveals that the amnesia is actually self-inflicted. The mysterious message urges him to seek out and kill Alexander, a man residing deep below the castle. Hunted by a dark shadow, Daniel can see no other way out than to trust his former self. If he is to save his life and mind, he needs to find out what it is all really about. It is his only hope for salvation. A dark descent awaits.

Amnesia: The Dark Descent is a first person horror game with focus on immersion. It is a game where atmosphere and story comes first. Amnesia will be released on the 8th of September and can be purchased in Frictional Game's own online store as well as most major online retailers.

We would also like to seize the opportunity and inform all that there is a 10% discount on Amnesia if you pre-order. For those who are longing for some horror gaming this weekend, the Penumbra series costs 70% less in our own store ( and at GamersGate!!

About Demo
The demo can be downloaded from where it is available as both a direct download and as a torrent.

Platforms: Windows, Mac OS X & Linux.

Languages: English - with localized text for French, German, Italian & Spanish.

Recommended Computer Specifications:
  • Windows XP/Vista/7, OS X 10.5.8/10.6.4 or Linux distribution released in 2010.
  • NVIDIA GeForce 6 / ATI Radeon HD.
  • 2.0 Ghz CPU.
  • 1 - 2 GB RAM (depends on OS).
  • 500mb of free disk space.

Developer Walktthrough Trailer - Physics Interaction
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This is great! Big Grin
Just a little thing I noticed:
It is "Videogerät" or even better, "Anzeigegerät" and not "Videovorrichtung" in German (in the setup thingie). Smile
Ok.. here is a bunch of problems I get while I try to play. I play it on lowest for good fps. Well I start new game, and I hear some steps.. but the screen stays black, and then I hear Daniel speaking, after a minute as subtitle it says what he said for the first time, but he said that his name is Daniel and such, but these subtitles appear after 2-3 minutes... And when is over everything, the screen remains black, and when I alt+tab, i see that I'm looking down, and when I go back in, it still remains black... another place appears but it stays at that place, and after a minute I'm looking at another place, I see no cursor and I can't esc to exit the game.. I can't explain better...

Any fixes? Sad
Turn off ssao and set shadow resolution to low.
That should help.
(09-03-2010, 02:19 PM)Thomas Wrote: [ -> ]bitzaxp90:
Turn off ssao and set shadow resolution to low.
That should help.
Eh.. SSAO is already off.. I will try now..
(09-03-2010, 02:19 PM)Thomas Wrote: [ -> ]bitzaxp90:
Turn off ssao and set shadow resolution to low.
That should help.
It's the same Sad other fixes..?
Get a graphic card. Tongue Undecided
(09-03-2010, 02:27 PM)Frontcannon Wrote: [ -> ]Get a graphic card. Tongue Undecided
No money, hey, not everyone's rich. And I'm not gonna play Amnesia with the lowest graphical settings possible, too ugly D:
I just finished it, awesome work guys Big Grin
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