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Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs

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Overall 6
6.0

Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs Review

GamerNode
8 November 2013
  • Summary: As a work of horror, A Machine for Pigs never reaches into the emotional core of its audience to pull that vital fear response to the forefront of the experience where it should be.
  • Pros: Story is interesting enough to see through to the end, Strong music, sound effects, and voice acting
  • Cons: Lack of danger; little to fear, Lack of puzzles; lack of urgency, Narrative and design separate the player from the character, Lack of immersion, Asked to observe rather than participate
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Overall 7
6.5

Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs

Game Over Online
27 September 2013
  • Excerpt: The Good : Complex, immersive story and atmosphere The Bad : Linked to a not very good gaming experience The Ugly : Some irritatingly fussy puzzles It’s kind of fascinating reviewing Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs and Outlast right on top of one another. The two games are targeted towards similar audiences, both providing thrills and chills in a first-person non-shooter adventure format.
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Overall 6
6.0

Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs

Thunderbolt Games
22 September 2013
  • Excerpt: It’s the scratching behind that door that sounds like trotters scraping on wood. It’s the porcelain pig mask that wasn’t there a minute ago, but now stares blankly in your direction. It’s the nightmarish squeals that echo from that oddly shaped shadow around the corner. And it’s the thunderous earthquake that’s shaking the room, as if some huge machine is fracking the earth beneath your feet.
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Overall 5
5.0

Review: Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs

Everyday Gamers
12 September 2013
  • Summary: That’s not to say that I didn’t enjoy the experience or have fun trying to decipher the story elements with a friend and fellow reviewer. While piecing the story together was fun, coming up short was not.  I do think that the retail price of $19.99 is fair for the experience I had, but I cannot help but wonder if the game would be enjoyed more by simply waiting for a Steam sale.
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Overall 7
6.5

Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs (PC) Review

ztgd.com
10 September 2013
  • Excerpt: Drew checks out the follow-up to the horror classic and screams at the camera.
  • Pros: + Good atmosphere, + Fun story, + Nice lighting and sound effects
  • Cons: Short experience, No replay value, Stripped down mechanics, Bad screen tearing
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Overall 5
5.0

Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs review

GamesRadar
9 September 2013
  • Conclusion: "Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs...leaves you with a diluted experience that’s neither frightening nor as memorable as the first. "...after a couple of hours of slow-pacing, you'll realize nothing is coming." "...A Machine for Pigs...makes it almost too easy to never fear the darkness again.
  • Pros: Disturbing narrative that unravels as you play, The feeling of being alone, The unnerving atmosphere
  • Cons: Realizing there’s nothing to be scared of, A lantern that destroys any fear you might experience, Slow-paced, uneventful gameplay
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Overall 6
6.0

Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs

gamemag.ru
29 January 2014
  • Summary: Конечно, в Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs есть интригующее начало, отличная музыка и несколько прыг-скок моментов, заставляющих вас вздрогнуть от неожиданности, но даже концепция загадочной машины, местных историй про семью Джека Потрошителя и сумрачная атмосфера Лондона не способны вытянуть проект, где игроку разжевывается все до мельчайших деталей.
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Overall 5
5.0

Обзор игры Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs

gamer-info.com
27 September 2013
  • Conclusion: После чисто созерцательной Dear Esther , сиквел Amnesia – большой шаг по направлению к нормальной игре, но по сравнению с пугающим до дрожи оригиналом The Chinese Room откатились так же далеко назад. Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs – это ни в коем случае не хоррор, скорее психологический триллер, механика которого упрощена до предела, а сюжет (сам по себе весьма неплохой) подается совершенно прадедовскими средствами.
  • Pros: Интригующий сюжет, Возможность размять мозги, а не пальцы
  • Cons: Урезанное взаимодействие с предметами, Отсутствие серьезной постановки и ярких моментов, Однообразный игровой процесс, Хоррора не получилось
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Overall 7
6.5

Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs. Бисер в тени

playground.ru
23 September 2013
Overall 7
6.5

Amnesia - A Machine for Pigs (pc)

GBase
16 September 2013
  • Conclusion: Als Fan des ersten Teils habe ich mich auf A Machine for Pigs extrem gefreut. Darum ist meine Enttäuschung letztlich umso grösser. Zahlreiche Leerlaufphasen, das sehr vereinfachte Rätseldesign und viel verschenktes Gruselpotenzial zeigen nur zu deutlich, warum sich Frictional Games nicht selbst an ein Sequel herangetraut und stattdessen lieber thechineseroom mit dem Projekt betraut hat.
  • Pros: Beleuchtung, Ein paar gute Rätsel, Musikuntermalung, Solide Gruselatmosphäre
  • Cons: Dumme Gegner-KI, Eher geringe Spieldauer, Kaum Wiederspielwert, Viel Leerlauf, nichts für Ungeduldige, Viel Grusel- & Rätselpotenzial verschenkt
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