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Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs has made me question my sanity, or, at least, it's made me question my memories of playing the original Amnesia: The Dark Descent nearly three years ago. Admittedly, I don't have an acute recollection of the entire experience, but the sheer, overriding terror that The Dark Descent instilled in me is something I will likely carry forever. ...

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Humble Bundle offers Summer Games Done Quick bundle

Summer Games Done Quick has just granted everyone a free pass to watch a week's worth of speedruns in the name of charity, but if livestreamed gaming isn't your thing, you can still support the cause. Donations made by Games Done Quick viewers will benefit Doctors Without Borders, but this time,...

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Amnesia developer Frictional Games teases next endeavor

Frictional Games, the studio behind Amnesia: The Dark Descent and its sequel Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs, is already teasing its next project. The above image is the result of visiting nextfrictionalgame.com, a placeholder site the studio has used to tease previous projects. The progress bar...

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Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs review: Forgetting who you are

Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs has made me question my sanity, or, at least, it's made me question my memories of playing the original Amnesia: The Dark Descent nearly three years ago. Admittedly, I don't have an acute recollection of the entire experience, but the sheer, overriding terror that The...

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Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs sn-out in September

Amnesia indirect sequel A Machine for Pigs is set to finally freak out on September 10, priced at a 20 percent off pre-order tag of $16 on GOG. The follow-up to The Dark Descent was first slated for around this time last year, but saw delays as the PC, Mac, and Linux survival horror grew from a...

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The Chinese Room job listings call out next-gen game for 2015

British development studio thechineseroom, the outfit you may remember for its work on Dear Esther and the upcoming Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs, is working on an open-world, first-person game for next-generation consoles. "We have just signed a development deal with a major publisher and are...

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Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs delayed to late summer

Frictional Games has pushed back the release date of its Amnesia: The Dark Descent follow-up A Machine for Pigs, citing a need to optimize the game on multiple fronts. "We are optimizing, tweaking and in general putting [our] expertise to good use," Frictional Games co-founder Jens Nilsson...

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Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs delayed once more to Q2 2013

An official blog post from Frictional Games now says that the publisher's Amnesia: The Dark Descent followup, subtitled A Machine for Pigs, is due out not in "early 2013," as last stated, but in "Q2 2013," which means in April of this year or later. That's another slight delay for the title, which...

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Bad Piggies trailer shows just how naughty these pigs get

Bad Piggies retains the characteristic Angry Birds appeal, but has players build wacky rides to roll and fly across obstacle courses collecting stars. Despite its adorable design, we'll continue thinking of Bad Piggies as a prequel to thechineseroom's Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs. Bad, bad...

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Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs will take lessons from Dear Esther

One of the keys to creating Dear Esther, said thechineseroom's Dan Pinchbeck, was allowing the player as much control over the narrative as possible. Speaking at a panel during GDC Europe, Pinchbeck addressed the intentional ambiguity of Dear Esther, saying that it gave players more freedom, thus...

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Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs delayed to 2013

Excellent news for the sanity of survival horror fans everywhere: Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs will not be making its intended 2012 launch. Originally slated to arrive in time for Halloween, A Machine for Pigs will now be released in early 2013, thechineseroom creative director Dan Pinchbeck said in...

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