|Title||Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs|
|Developer(s)||The Chinese Room|
|Release Date||Sep 10, 2013|
|Genre||PC > Action, Adventure, Indie|
Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs is a horror video game developed by The Chinese Room and published by Frictional Games. The game was released on September 10, 2013, for Microsoft Windows, OS X, and Linux. It is the sequel to the critically acclaimed game, Amnesia: The Dark Descent.
The game is set in London, in the year 1899. The player takes on the role of Oswald Mandus, a wealthy industrialist who has returned from a disastrous expedition to Mexico. Upon his return, Mandus has been hit with a terrible fever, and as a result, he has lost all his memories. With the help of a mysterious machine that he created, Mandus begins a journey through his own mind to uncover the truth about his past and the dark secrets that he has forgotten.
Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs is a first-person survival horror game. Unlike its predecessor, the game does not feature any form of combat. Instead, the focus is on exploration, puzzle-solving, and hiding from enemies. The players must use their wits and stealth to avoid the terrifying creatures that lurk in the shadows.
The game also features a sanity system, similar to the one in Amnesia: The Dark Descent. As players encounter disturbing images and events, their character’s sanity will decrease, and they will start to experience hallucinations and other psychological effects. This makes even the simplest tasks, like navigating through a dark room, very challenging.
Graphics and Sound
The game’s graphics and sound design are top-notch. The environments are beautifully crafted, and the attention to detail is impressive. The lighting and sound effects add to the game’s atmosphere and make the players feel like they are truly in a terrifying and mysterious world.
The game’s soundtrack, composed by Jessica Curry, is haunting and perfectly captures the game’s eerie and unsettling atmosphere. The sound effects, such as the monster’s roars and footsteps, are also well done and will keep players on the edge of their seats.
Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs received mostly positive reviews from critics. The game’s atmosphere, visuals, and sound design were praised, but some critics felt that the game lacked the tension and scares of its predecessor. However, many players and fans of the series enjoyed the game’s unique storyline and the new gameplay mechanics.
The game’s unique and immersive experience has made it a popular choice for Let’s Play videos on YouTube and other streaming platforms, further cementing its cult following.
Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs is an excellent addition to the Amnesia franchise. It offers a unique and creepy storyline, immersive gameplay, and outstanding graphics and sound design. If you are a fan of horror games, this is definitely one that should be on your list.
“The old fuelled with blood, the young soaked in oil, and the fruit of his loins, inseparable from the foulest of machines.”
– Exploring the Dark Descent, note found in the game
- OS: Windows Vista
- Processor: High-range Intel Core i3 / AMD A6 CPU or equivalent.
- Memory: 2 GB RAM
- Graphics: Mid-range NVIDIA GeForce 200 / AMD Radeon HD 5000. Integrated Intel HD Graphics should work but is not supported; problems are generally solved with a driver update.
- Storage: 5 GB available space
- OS: Windows 7
- Processor: High-range Intel Core i5 / AMD FX CPU or equivalent.
- Memory: 4 GB RAM
- Graphics: High-range NVIDIA GeForce 400 / AMD Radeon HD 6000. Integrated Intel HD Graphics should work but is not supported; problems are generally solved with a driver update.
- Storage: 5 GB available space
How to Download
- Click on the provided "Download" button link above.
- A pop-up window will appear asking you to save the installer file. Click on "Save File".
- Once the download is complete, navigate to the downloaded file. It will most likely be in your "Downloads" folder.
- Double click on the downloaded installer file to begin the installation process.
- A pop-up window will appear asking for your permission to make changes to your device. Click on "Yes" to continue.
- Follow the prompts given by the installer to choose the language and agree to the terms and conditions.
- Select the destination location where you want to install the game and click on "Next".
- Once the installation process is complete, click on "Finish" to exit the installer.
- The game is now installed on your device and you can access it through the Start menu or the desktop shortcut.