For those looking for something a little on the scary side: Mike has taken Anmensia: The Dark Descent through its paces in his latest review
Amnesia – The Dark Descent is designed to be played in a specific way. The designers are adamant that this game is not meant to be ‘won’ as such; instead it is to be experienced. Turn the lights down low, set the gamma levels correctly, don those headphones and prepare for a scare.
The game takes inspiration from a lot of sources. The dank fictional Brennenburg mansion/fortress that is the games set, reminds us of games as far back as 1995’s Interplay classic Stonekeep. The right angled corridors of dimly lit stone initially come across as graphical work from that era as well.
Read on for the full story. If you want to take it for a test run before making any decisions though, don't forget there's a free demo
available for PC, Mac and Linux!