Amnesia: The Dark Descent became a quick hit with the YouTube Let’s Play community for its terrifying atmosphere and tone. Developer Frictional Games didn’t develop its follow-up Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs, but the studio is back for the third game, Amnesia: Rebirth, and it’s due to arrive later this year.
Amnesia: Rebirth will feature a new protagonist, setting, and story, but it’s being made in the spirit of the original game. That means a focus on scaring you above gameplay or systems innovation, and Frictional is focusing on delivering new types of horror in place of mere jump-scares.
“Set in the desolate landscape of the Algerian desert, the game will focus on new character Tasi Trianon as she sets out on a harrowing journey through devastation and despair, personal terror and pain, while exploring the limits of human resilience,” Frictional Games said in the announcement.
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