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How ‘Amnesia: The Dark Descent’ Is Still The Greatest Lovecraftian Horror Game

Bloody Disgusting: "Yes I’ve played Bloodborne and yes it is an excellent game chock-full of Lovecraftian themes and imagery but today I’m talking about a game that predates Bloodborne by half a decade. While revisiting my back catalog (courtesy of three years worth of PSN’s monthly games), I stumbled upon Amnesia: The Dark Descent. I was familiar with the game’s title and genre but during my playthrough, I was immediately struck by how Amnesia absolutely nails the feeling of being a narrator in one of H.P Lovecraft’s short stories."

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ThanatosDMC44d ago

It's really not. Bloodborne is better for Lovecraft like lore.

lollord44d ago

Bloodborne isn't horror though.

Movefasta199344d ago

n4g never cease to surprise me.

Felix_Argyle_Catbro44d ago

What about that new Call of Cthulhu game that comes out in like 2 days?

AK9144d ago

To each their own it was one of my favorite horror experience back in 2010 but the game has aged quite poorly, although its to be expected from a game made 8 years ago.

Skankinruby44d ago

Never played these, grabbed the collection on a psn sale over a year ago but still haven't touched them. I love me some horror games but I just hope it's not so confusingly resourceful like RE. The scare factor dies out when you spend so much time solving really confusing puzzles to progress