Originally posted by Jens.
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Two days ago Penumbra: Requiem was released and made available on Gamer’s Gate, the game is also heading for Direct2Drive, but not up yet.
The official site for the game is located here and today we also added the trailer for the game.
Mac & Linux users can look forward to a release as soon as possible, the game is in the process of being ported. More news on this as the ports near completion.
About Penumbra: Requiem
“Penumbra: Requiem is an expansion for the horror game Penumbra: Black Plague and takes off where the last game ended. Requiem sees Philip, the game protagonist, falling deeper into madness and has to fight inner demons as well as outer ones.
Penumbra: Requiem is to be considered an epilogue to Penumbra: Black Plague and not as a new episode in the Penumbra series. The main goal with Penumbra: Requiem has been to focus more on the physics puzzles and to see how far the current game engine could be pushed. This has made Requiem into a game that focuses more on gameplay and puzzles than the previous Penumbra instalments and a game that is more experimental in nature.
Although having a strong emphasis on puzzles the game still features a dense atmosphere, a trade mark of the Penumbra series. In Penumbra: Overture the goal was to induce strong fears from isolation, in Black Plague a main theme was paranoia and in Requiem you’ll find a nightmarish and feverish atmosphere.
Penumbra: Requiem is an attempt to deliver a fresh and rewarding experience and not just some rehash of previous material.”