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Frictional Games Releases Amnesia: The Dark Descent Source Code to Celebrate 10th Anniversary

Frictional Games Releases Amnesia: The Dark Descent Source Code to Celebrate 10th Anniversary

Both the source code for Amnesia: The Dark Descent and A Machine For Pigs will be released today under the GPL v3 license.

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Amnesia: The Dark Descent available on Steam for free until tonight

Amnesia: The Dark Descent available on Steam for free until tonight

Frictional Games is offering its cult first-person horror game Amnesia: The Dark Descent for free on Steam, but you've only got a few hours left to snap it up.

The deal runs until 10AM PT/18:00GMT. If you manage to nap up the game during that time you'll find it added to your Steam library permanently.

Frictional Games' upcoming horror title SOMA to be "scary in a different way" from Amnesia: The Dark Descent

Frictional Games' upcoming horror title SOMA to be "scary in a different way" from Amnesia: The Dark Descent

Frictional Games, creators of the cult horror hit Amnesia: The Dark Descent, are hoping to once again scare the pants off gamers with their upcoming title SOMA. This time, however, they're hoping to try out a different kind of fear.

"SOMA will be scary in a different way from Amnesia: TDD and I really hope that people will feel it is a fresh experience," creative director Thomas Grip told Gaming Bolt. "There have been so many games now that are just about running way from monsters, and I think a lot of player are getting desensitized to that."

Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs 'looked like Sesame Street' compared to hate mail

Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs 'looked like Sesame Street' compared to hate mail

Creative director Dan Pinchbeck from indie studio The Chinese Room says they received the "worst kind of hate mail" for Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs, and it even gave the game a run for its money in horror.

He thought they'd get some calls over content of the game, but not like this and not for the reasons they did. It baffled them people "wouldn't even kind of engage" with it.

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