A Machine for Pigs: A new game from the Amnesia studio?

Subject: General Tech | February 21, 2012 - 04:00 AM |
Tagged: Amnesia

(Update: Yep -- it has been confirmed. Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs. Check it out at The Escapist)

Frictional Games have been releasing PC games since 2006 for Windows, the Mac, and Linux. Each game up to this point was survival horror themed and within the puzzle adventure genre. The most popular and definitely most scary installment was their most recent Amnesia: The Dark Descent. It is often considered to be the most terrifying game of all time. What could be next?

He definitely was not having a Funday

For a few days, Frictional Games created an alternate reality game which slowly doles out clues to the next project. What we know is that it the title is planned to be out in fall of this year; it will very likely have A Machine for Pigs either as a title or subtitle; and will also very likely be related to Amnesia. Clues suggest that the full title will be Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs.

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Why do I have a feeling this game will make Minecraft players cry?

Also interesting is that Frictional Games has discussed new features in their engine for their upcoming game. The new engine, which the upcoming game is expected to use, will support terrain as well as global sunlight with shadows. They are not terribly impressive features by any stretch of the imagination, but they were specifically developed for the engine to be used with the new game. Why is there such a need for outdoor lighting and terrain?

Speculate away.

Source: PCGamer
February 21, 2012 | 04:18 PM - Posted by JSL

The Dark Descent was THE only game that actually scared the crap out of me while playing. I expect this upcoming one to do the same.

February 21, 2012 | 06:50 PM - Posted by Eric (not verified)

I cant take this guy seriously, Im not sure whats so terrifying but it definitely seemed like a fake reaction and I think I'd rather play Pokemon or get Hep C

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