hot  /  reviews  /  video  /  blogs  /  forum

Amnesia, Dear Esther devs might do A Machine for Pigs

12:30 PM on 02.20.2012 // Josh Tolentino
  @unangbangkay

If that headline sounds confusing, frightening, or mildly obscene, it has probably done its job. If the rumors are true, Frictional and TheChineseRoom - of Amnesia: The Dark Descent and Dear Esther fame, respectively - might just be collaborating on a freaky-sounding game called A Machine for Pigs. Which sounds goddamn awesome

Not too long ago Frictional ran a potato-esque alternate reality game (ARG) campaign teasing its next release. The title is finally out, and it'll be called A Machine for Pigs, due this Fall. Fans digging into the ARG's "China" tease, however, seem to have uncovered more, particularly hints suggesting that TheChineseRoom's own top-secret survival horror game, also slated for a "Q4 2012" release, might be somehow related. None of this is confirmed, but the chain of hints seems pretty solid. Check out a couple of pieces of concept art in the gallery.

Oh, and the phrase fans got after they solved the ARG's final anagram puzzle?

“The world is a machine. A machine for pigs. Fit only for the slaughtering of pigs.”

Sold!

Rumour: Amnesia, Dear Esther devs to collaborate on A Machine for Pigs [VG247]

Photo Gallery:   (you can use your arrow keys)



 Reblog (or) Blog Reply



Josh Tolentino, Random Asian Contributor
 Follow Blog + disclosure unangbangkay Tips
When he's not posting about Japanese games or Star Trek, Josh serves as News Editor for Destructoid's sister site, . Go there for the best in anime, manga, and cool news from Glorious Nippon. more   |   staff directory

Get more destructoid:   We're indie-run, blogging for the love of it, and our site will always be free. Optionally, you can support us and get: (1) Faster pages from our cloud server (3) Wide(r)screen (3) No big ads on Dtoid, Japanator, Tomopop, or Flixist (4) Auto contest entries, and (5) Dibs on betas & downloads. Try it out

 Setup email comments

Unsavory comments? Please report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our moderators, and flag the user (we will ban users dishing bad karma). Can't see comments? Apps like Avast or browser extensions can cause it. You can fix it by adding *.disqus.com to your whitelists.
advertisement:




Back to Top


  Light Theme      Dark Theme
What is the meaning of life, and do you have any more pizza rolls?
You may remix all content on this site under Creative Commons with Attribution
- Living the dream, Since 2006 -