Amnesia is a survival horror video game series created by Frictional Games. The series started its life as a video game (Amnesia: The Dark Descent) and released in the beginning of the early 2010s, successfully receiving a global attention for its atmosphere and horror fuel, and won several awards. The series' horror elements and themes are influenced to the works of H.P. Lovecraft.
Main Series Edit
The first installment is released on September 8, 2010. Set in 1839, the game follows the story of Daniel, a man who almost has no memory about himself or his past, as he explores around the darker areas of Brennenburg Castle while trying to maintain his sanity by surviving from monsters and avoid from witnessing unsettling events.
A DLC expansion, Amnesia: Justine, is released on April 12, 2011.
The second installment is released on September 3, 2013. It is an indirect sequel to The Dark Descent and sets in London on 1899, featuring a new cast of characters in a different setting.
The upcoming third installment is scheduled to be released on Autumn 2020. It will be a direct sequel to The Dark Descent and sets in Algeria, North Africa.
A compilation of previous games, The Dark Descent (along with its Justine expansion) and A Machine for Pigs, is first released on November 22, 2016 for the PlayStation 4 port. It was later released for Xbox One on September 28, 2018, and released for Nintendo Switch on September 12, 2019.
PDF Stories Edit
A collection of five short stories, written by Mikael Hedberg with illustrations done by Rasmus Gunnarsson and Jonas Steinick, are released as a PDF file for version 1.2 of The Dark Descent.
In Other Games Edit
A list of cameos, references, and Easter eggs in other games outside of the Amnesia series.
- In Happy Wheels, in the "Haunted Mansion 3" level, there is a rose found in the cavern areas. This is a reference to The Dark Descent's cover art.
- In Spooky's Jump Scare Mansion, Specimen 13's behavior is in reference to the Kaernk from The Dark Descent.
|Games||Main series||The Dark Descent • A Machine for Pigs • Rebirth|
|Collections and bundles||Amnesia: Collection • Potato Sack|
|Other games||The Dark Descent Demo • Justine|
|Remember||House of Gerich • Old Friends • With the Blessing of a King • Waiting for the Rain • The Outrider|
|Soundtracks||The Dark Descent: Soundtrack • A Machine for Pigs: Soundtrack|