The best PC games ever The best PC games of 2018 so far PC gaming Black Friday deals Black Friday graphics card deals Best free games Monster Hunter: World guide

Posts tagged “Penumbra: Requiem”

Feature: Fear is contagious

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…

Tagged with , , , , , , .

The Final Chapter: Penumbra – Twilight Of The Archaic

While Frictional are exploring the depths of consciousness in their latest creep-fest Soma, other developers are continuing the story they began in Penumbra [official site] all those years ago. A team going by the name CounterCurrent Games released an unofficial total conversion going by the name Necrologue last Halloween and this year they finished the story with the fantastically-named Twilight of the Archaic [official site].…

Tagged with , , , , , , , , .

It Ain’t Penumbra till the fat lady sings.

The actual development of Penumbra is proving just as shocking as the horror-games themselves. We thought the series was over, with the planned two parts being crammed into the final Black Plague. Except it's not true - a final downloadable expansion pack will be available from Paradox namechecked-a-bit-too-much-in-the-last-week's Gamersgate. It's called Penumbra: Requiem and it'll be out in around June and - bar that -…

Tagged with , .