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Have a timely new Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs trailer


3:00 PM on 10.31.2012



This is certainly an (un)pleasant Halloween surprise. Frictional Games and thechineseroom have posted a teaser trailer for Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs and here I am, creeped out -- it's not even 9:00am. Today is off to a great start!

PC Gamer caught up with thechineseroom's Dan Pinchbeck to get more context for this new horror game set against the backdrop of industrialization in 1899 London. He says that "It's fairly true to the spirit of [Amnesia: The Dark Descent]. There's a definite case of 'don't fix what isn't broken.' We're not going to be arming the player up at all -- you're still going to be hiding for most of it and running and peeking and not wanting to open doors and things like that. I think that's kind of the core spirit of the game really, so we don't want to take that away from the player."

Continuing, Pinchbeck notes that it won't be too familiar an experience, saying "We've tried to do some stuff which will keep the player on their toes a little bit, to stop them from being able to play the same way. So there's changes to the way some of the things behave in the game. It's difficult to talk about that without giving too much away really."

And, really, I don't want to hear more -- the less we know, the better. The Dark Descent has steadily grown its audience over the last two years. Come 2013, there's going to be a lot of nervous excitement in the air. I can't wait to see people freak out on YouTube.

Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs interview: we talk to the devs about their scarefest sequel [PC Gamer]








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