Penumbra: Overture -- Episode One Review
Penumbra is loaded with creepy psychological horror that really gets under your skin.
A adventure game like never before...you play in first-person camera like Halflife or any game FPS + point-and-click ! ... Is something strange here and this game give more pleasing. And not about is a first-person inter... Read Full Review11 of 11 users found the following review helpful
If you like creepy games, you cannot go wrong with Penumbra. It's a little dated, but for an indie developer, it is extremely polished and fun. Easily one of the best of my survival-horror gaming experiences. It doesn... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
If you're used to being the hunter or a one-man-army or stuff like that, Penumbra:Overture has a surprise for you. In this game, you're nothing more than an average guy, who is unfortunately very easily killed. However, ... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
This game was a good adventure game but far from the best. It had good points and some disappointing points but give it a try and see if you like it or not. The journey it takes you under ground beneath the snowy land... Read Full Review0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
I have to admit that before I played Penumbra Overture, I was never truly terrified by a video game. Video games never tend to have a huge effect on me. While I play a horror game, I am creeped out, but the second I turn... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
I'm usually not a big fan of horror games as they tend to scare the mess out of me. Further that with adventure games. The latter I can not quite explain, as I certaintly enjoy the exploration, puzzles, and combat taki... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
I'll first start off with what is awesome and not so awesome about Penumbra. Length - If you know the puzzels it can be done with in about 6 hours if you don't know the game and are brand new I'd say a good 12 hours o... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
I love scary games I don't know why but I do. Yet the problem is not many games scare me (with the exception of the silent hill franchise) yet when I heard about this oddly named game "penumbra" the most common phrase wa... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
I tried Penumbra a couple years back expecting something boring or poorly done. I couldn't have been more wrong, I even played through all the subsequent episodes, eventhough they weren't as good as this one. Good: -... Read Full Review3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
I can't describe in words the experience of this game ,you have to play it. I recognize a well made game when i play it. It can be frustrating at times but it tends to be life-like so it depends on the ability of the gam... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
A decent attempt at an independent horror game, but there is lots of room for improvement. Gameplay: 2/5 + An interesting control scheme was used for this 3D adventure game. A unique physics engine let you actually ... Read Full Review1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
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