Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs vs. Outlast: The Comparison We Had To Make

When Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs and Outlast launched a week apart from each other, I was not going to play them. I’m a wimp when it comes to getting scared, so the idea of subjecting myself to hours of cowering in the dark while terrifying creatures hunted me down? Please, not going to happen. » 9/17/13 5:00pm 9/17/13 5:00pm

Wild Theory: Maybe Horror Games Are Scarier If You Can Fight Back

Among the defining characteristics of the often-terrifying Amnesia games—as well as similar games like Slender and Outlast—is the fact that players are given no weapons. There's no way to defend yourself, no way to fight off the beasts that hunt you. That makes the game scarier, right? That's obvious... right? Hmm. » 9/10/13 7:07pm 9/10/13 7:07pm

Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs: The Kotaku Review

Some games are defined by a single place; others by a single character. Still other games are defined by action, by something you can do in the game itself. In its early goings, the horror game Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs is defined by a single word: Nope. » 9/09/13 9:00am 9/09/13 9:00am

A Terrifying First Look at the Sequel to the Scariest PC Game Ever

In case you don't want to watch the first teaser trailer for Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs, let me summarize it for you: Pretty, pretty, pretty, pretty, oh god what is that? What the hell is that?! » 6/15/12 8:30am 6/15/12 8:30am

Here's How the Sequel to Amnesia: The Dark Descent Will Be Even Scarier

One of the scariest games in recent memory came in the form of Frictional Games' Amnesia: The Dark Descent. And while there's a sequel underway—titled Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs—the indie developer's not the one making it. » 3/29/12 9:00am 3/29/12 9:00am