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Top Recommendations based on Despair

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Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs

From the creators of Amnesia: The Dark Descent and Dear Esther comes a new first-person horrorgame that will drag you to the depths of greed power and madness. It will bury its snout into your ribs and it will eat your heart.
Genres: Puzzle, Adventure, Indie
Themes: Action, Horror, Survival
Released: 2013-09-10

66%
rating
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Gone Home

Gone Home is a conceptual simulation game somewhat themed after classic adventure titles where how you interact with space around your characters determines how far you progress in the game. This title is all about exploring a modern, residential locale, and discovering the story of what happened there by investigating ...
Genres: Point&Click, Adventure, Indie
Themes: Drama, Mystery
Released: 2013-08-15

74%
rating
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The Vanishing of Ethan Carter

In The Vanishing of Ethan Carter, you play as Paul Prospero, an occult detective who receives a disturbing letter from Ethan Carter and realizes that the boy is in grave danger. When Paul arrives in Ethan’s home of Red Creek Valley, he realizes things are even worse than he ...
Genres: RTS, Strategy, Adventure, Indie
Themes: Horror, Thriller
Released: 2014-09-25

76%
rating
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Dying Light

Dying Light is a first-person, action survival horror game set in a vast and dangerous open world. During the day, players traverse an expansive urban environment overrun by a vicious outbreak, scavenging the world for supplies and crafting weapons to defend against the growing infected population. At night, the hunter ...
Genres: Shooter, RPG, Adventure
Themes: Action, Horror, Survival, Stealth, Open world
Released: 2015-01-27

81%
rating
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INSIDE

An atmospheric 2D side-scroller in which, hunted and alone, a boy finds himself drawn into the center of a dark project and struggles to preserve his identity.
Genres: Platform, Puzzle, Adventure, Indie
Themes: Action, SciFi, Horror, Drama
Released: 2016-06-29

87%
rating
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SOMA

SOMA is a sci-fi horror game from Frictional Games, creators of the groundbreaking Amnesia and Penumbra series. The radio is dead, food is running out, and the machines have started to think they are people. Underwater facility PATHOS-II has suffered an intolerable isolation and we’re going to have to ...
Genres: Adventure, Indie
Themes: Action, SciFi, Horror
Released: 2015-09-22

85%
rating
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The Cat Lady

Susan Ashworth, known in her neighbourhood as the crazy Cat Lady, is a lonely 40- year old on the verge of suicide. She has no family, no friends and no hope for a better future.One day she discovers that five strangers will come along and change everything.But those ...
Genres: Point&Click, Adventure, Indie
Themes: Horror
Released: 2012-12-01

98%
rating
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Layers of Fear

Layers of Fear is a psychedelic horror that will keep you on-edge for the reminder of the game. Delve deep into the mind of an insane painter and discover the secret of his madness, as you walk through a constantly shifting house. Heavily inspired by the masterpiece paintings from the ...
Genres: Adventure, Indie
Themes: Horror
Released: 2016-02-16

68%
rating
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Dream Alone

2D platform game with classic platform gameplay, deadly traps, dark storyline and unique hero abilities, all in Tim Burton's-like audio-visual.
Genres: Platform, Puzzle, Adventure, Indie
Themes: Action, Horror
Released: 2018-06-28

82%
rating