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Have you Played… Penumbra: Black Plague?

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time. Before they struck (presumably cursed) gold with Amnesia: The Dark Descent , Frictional Games released a trilogy of shorter first-person horror games under the title Penumbra [official site]. The first of these, Overture, was a bit wonky, and the third, Requiem, completely lost…

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Penumbra: Black Plague Demo

The concluding chapter in the Penumbra duology, Black Plague, is out next week, and we hear word that it matches up to the tension and entertainment of the original, and thankfully loses the shoddy combat. Now you can check for yourself, with the first four levels available as a demo. It's 9.33 Standard Peggles. As we reported last year, the Penumbra games were meant to…

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It’s All Overture

Sad and good news at once - kind of like a puppy being born then immediately exploding. Penumbra: Overture, the creepy indie physics-based adventure game spun out of an impressive tech demo, is to get a sequel, one that ties off its story's various loose ends. Trouble is, it was supposed to be a trilogy. Now it's a mere duology, like the Kill Bill films…

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