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Real Life Can Be Just as Scary as a Scary Video Game

Amnesia: Dark Descent is a scary, scary video game. But just what makes it so scary? Can you, say, simply layer the game interface and soundtrack over the real world, and suddenly the real world is scary?

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Yes.

Amnesia was released last year on the PC, and showed that scrabbling around in the dark with death only a footstep away at any given moment is as terrifying an experience as it's ever been.

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DISCUSSION

Uhm! A game that boasts being really scary? No videogame ever scared me. I want to see if this little game can do that or if it's only the typical internet exaggeration.