Cry of Fear is a psychological single-player and co-op horror game set in a deserted town filled with horrific creatures and nightmarish delusions. You play as a young man desperately searching for answers in the cold Scandinavian night, finding his way through the city as he slowly descends into madness.
User reviews:
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Very Positive (425 reviews) - 88% of the 425 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
Overall:
Very Positive (16,839 reviews) - 88% of the 16,839 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Apr 25, 2013

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Cry of Fear is a psychological single-player and co-op horror game set in a deserted town filled with horrific creatures and nightmarish delusions. You play as a young man desperately searching for answers in the cold Scandinavian night, finding his way through the city as he slowly descends into madness. With a strong emphasis on cinematic experience, immersion and lateral thinking, players will be taken on a nightmare rollercoaster-ride through the grim streets of Fäversholm and beyond. Not everything is as it seems...

Cry of Fear originally started out as a Half-Life 1 modification, set in the same vein as the classic survival horror games of old. 4 years in the making and picking up several modding awards on the way, it is now a free, standalone game for anyone to enjoy. Beware though, it's not for the faint of heart.

Key Features:

  • Huge single-player campaign with over 8 hours of gameplay
  • Multiple endings and over 20 different unlockables to keep you playing
  • Full length co-op campaign with up to 4 players
  • Strong modding support with 12 custom campaigns and examples included, with requests from modding community listened to and implemented
  • Terrifying and unforgettable atmosphere
  • 24 different and unique weapons to choose from
  • Unlockable extra campaign after beating single-player
  • Original soundtrack comprises over 5 hours of haunting, melodic music

System Requirements

    Minimum:

    • OS:Windows® 7 (32/64-bit)/Vista/XP
    • Processor:1 ghz
    • Memory:1024 MB RAM
    • Graphics:128MB Video Card with OpenGL support
    • Hard Drive:5 GB HD space
    • Additional:Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Required

    Recommended:

    • OS:Windows® 7 (32/64-bit)/Vista/XP
    • Processor:2 ghz
    • Memory:2048 MB RAM
    • Graphics:512MB Video Card with OpenGL support
    • Hard Drive:7 GB HD space
    • Additional:Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Required
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Recent:
Very Positive (425 reviews)
Overall:
Very Positive (16,839 reviews)
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Accelerator◢◤
( 1.5 hrs on record )
Posted: May 25
Product received for free
Gave me PTSD for 5 hours
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Input Name Here
( 1.0 hrs on record )
Posted: May 24
Product received for free
Co-Op does not work at all tried everything.
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Jon Payne
( 13.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 24
Product received for free
Very good puzzling game, for free, and for those who are slightly enjoy the horror insane scene this is the game for you.
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Ellenon
( 0.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 24
When the game began it has an amazing horror style... Till the fisrt enemy attck you...Medium gameplay and awful zombie movements....
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MarziGames
( 0.5 hrs on record )
Posted: May 24
Product received for free
Cry of Fear is an outstanding game, giving insight into the mind of a depressed teenager riddled with anxiety. For someone who is unfamiliar to these sorts of conditions this game may come off slightly hyperrealistic and only distorted for the horror aspect of the game, but that is not the case. Like a lot of other people, the main character's monsters all represent something he deals with in the real world, whether that being personal relationships, or his anger towards the world in the first place. Not only is the story solid, but the game play is easy to follow, yes there are times you must go back through an area you've already seen, but in doing so you begin to see how our main character sees everything as repetitive. The whole game is about the main character and what these depressing thoughts and anxiety riddled interations play a part in his life and what they do to him mentally. Cry of Fear is truley a step up from Team Psykskallar's orginal title 'Afraid of Monsters' not only in the horror aspect of the game, but story wise as well. Really hoping to see more titles from them soon.
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Rocko
( 2.0 hrs on record )
Posted: May 23
asuh dude
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sk8trmuffin
( 9.9 hrs on record )
Posted: May 23
Product received for free
This game scared me to the point where I couldn't finish it and had to just watch the rest on youtube. The time I did spend on it, I really enjoyed. The creatures are terrifying and there are SO many jump scares. It's free to play, but I honestly would have paid money for this.
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Arata
( 0.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 23
best game ever
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Edgelock Holmes
( 4.7 hrs on record )
Posted: May 23
• Grab a friend
• Have one of the funniest adventures ever
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CPL Skull
( 0.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 23
game scared my socks off
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Mcsnagger
( 1.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 23
SCARED THE SH*T OUT OF ME
9/10 Best HL Mod
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Captain Bob
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: May 22
instructions unclear, got stuck on note
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mich
( 2.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 22
Just the best game ever with friends. Grab a stick and you're done!
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Ripper | CSGO4FUN.com
( 0.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 22
Product received for free
EPIC game MGL love that
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ScarletKlaudia
( 19.1 hrs on record )
Posted: May 22
Product received for free
Every game is a unique experience, but only a few speaks to your true self, like if you were watching the worst and the best part of you at the same time in a mirror, fighting with no mercy. I won't write here all the personal reasons why I'll keep being obsessed with Simon and his story, but I only can say Cry of Fear connects you to the intensity of feelings and the visions words are unable to express.
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Dankpool
( 0.5 hrs on record )
Posted: May 22
Even though I'm Dankpool, I need brown pants to play this. Look at my playtime. It's higher than Jayden Smith's IQ.
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UnchainedSoul3
( 14.5 hrs on record )
Posted: May 22
I scream like a little ♥♥♥♥♥
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ngeng.Ahan
( 2.0 hrs on record )
Posted: May 21
Product received for free
1. Install this game
2. Play
3. Ask girls to watch you play
4. Play
5. Jumpscare
6. Cry together
7. Laugh together

11/10 would cry with gurls again...
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рак мемы
( 2.9 hrs on record )
Posted: May 21
Me and my buddy spent one hour trying to beat edward chainsaw hands.
10/10
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
60 of 64 people (94%) found this review helpful
26 people found this review funny
Recommended
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: April 29
Only 10 minutes into the game and it almost gave me a heart attack.
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59 of 67 people (88%) found this review helpful
64 people found this review funny
46 of 58 people (79%) found this review helpful
66 people found this review funny
Recommended
2.7 hrs on record
Posted: April 24
Single Player:You are scared and alone, knowing that there can be a monster or jumpscare at any moment ready to pop out and eat you alive.



Co-Op:Sing this with me.


Woop-woop! That's the sound of da police! That's the sound of the beast!

Stand clear! Don man a-talk
You can't stand where I stand, you can't walk where I walk
Watch out! We run New York
Police man come, we bust him out the park
I know this for a fact, you don't like how I act
You claim I'm sellin' crack
But you be doin' that
I'd rather say "see ya"
Cause I would never be ya
Be a officer? You wicked overseer!
Ya hotshot, want to get props and be a savior
First show a little respect, change your behavior
Change your attitude, change your plan
There could never really be justice on stolen land
Are you really for peace and equality?
Or when my car is hooked up, you know you want to follow me
Your laws are minimal
Cause you won't even think about lookin' at the real criminal
This has got to cease
Cause we be getting hyped to the sound of da police!

Woop-woop! That's the sound of da police! That's the sound of the beast!

Now here's a likkle truth
Open up your eye
While you're checking out the boom-bap, check the exercise
Take the word "overseer, " like a sample
Repeat it very quickly in a crew for example
Overseer
Overseer
Overseer
Overseer
Officer, Officer, Officer, Officer!
Yeah, officer from overseer
You need a little clarity?
Check the similarity!
The overseer rode around the plantation
The officer is off patrolling all the nation
The overseer could stop you what you're doing
The officer will pull you over just when he's pursuing
The overseer had the right to get ill
And if you fought back, the overseer had the right to kill
The officer has the right to arrest
And if you fight back they put a hole in your chest!
(Woop!) They both ride horses
After 400 years, I've got no choices!
The police them have a little gun
So when I'm on the streets, I walk around with a bigger one
(Woop-woop!) I hear it all day
Just so they can run the light and be upon their way

Woop-woop! That's the sound of da police! That's the sound of the beast!

Check out the message in a rough stylee
The real criminals are the see-O-P
You check for undercover and the one PD
But just a mere Black man, them want check me
Them check out me car for it shine like the sun
But them jealous or them vexed cause them can't afford one
Black people still slaves up til today
But the Black police officer nah see it that way
Him want a salary
Him want it
So he put on a badge and kill people for it
My grandfather had to deal with the cops
My great-grandfather dealt with the cops
My great grandfather had to deal with the cops
And then my great, great, great, great, when it's gonna stop?!

Woop-woop! That's the sound of da police! That's the sound of the beast!
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41 of 50 people (82%) found this review helpful
54 people found this review funny
Recommended
6.5 hrs on record
Posted: May 1
*WARNING*
Play this game without the pants
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23 of 25 people (92%) found this review helpful
10 people found this review funny
Recommended
5.8 hrs on record
Posted: April 29
This game is pretty spoopy. Set me up for a real scare 11/10
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18 of 20 people (90%) found this review helpful
15 people found this review funny
Recommended
2.2 hrs on record
Posted: May 8
Product received for free
*warning small spoiler* you have been warned :D

1. load up game press start
2. goes through beginning
3. gets camera
4. goes through maze
5. see a huge image of a scuuuury face has heart attack and dies...

420/10 couldn't be better
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14 of 14 people (100%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
Recommended
13.3 hrs on record
Posted: April 29
Much fun. Doesnt matter if you play at daytime or nighttime. Jump scares everywhere. Wondering whats around that corner? A jump scare. Guess whats inside that room? A jump scare. How do you beat the game? MORE JUMP SCARES. Overall, it is very good game and I recommend 10/10. Plus its free so if you dont like it, (how could you not) no harm done. Just delete and uninstall and be sad forever. Get it. Now. Pls.
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13 of 14 people (93%) found this review helpful
9 people found this review funny
Recommended
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 13
Product received for free
would play again.... at daytime.


9/10 scary


recommend wearing your brown pants.
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15 of 18 people (83%) found this review helpful
22 people found this review funny
Recommended
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: April 30
I pooped my pants three and a half times. And I only got to the menu.
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12 of 14 people (86%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
9 of 10 people (90%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Recommended
6.2 hrs on record
Posted: May 8
This game can be scary as hell at some points and other are when you just wished you never installed it.
Great Horror game.
10/10 would play agian.
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11 of 16 people (69%) found this review helpful
13 people found this review funny
Recommended
4.8 hrs on record
Posted: May 16
Product received for free
YOUR BLOODCURLING SCREAMS ONLY FUEL MY ERECTION
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6 of 7 people (86%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
2.0 hrs on record
Posted: May 21
Product received for free
1. Install this game
2. Play
3. Ask girls to watch you play
4. Play
5. Jumpscare
6. Cry together
7. Laugh together

11/10 would cry with gurls again...
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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
Recommended
8.8 hrs on record
Posted: May 15
Product received for free
Im scared please help me
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
17.5 hrs on record
Posted: May 1
I heard of this game a while back when it first came out, I wasn't sure what it was until now. I always thought F.E.A.R was Cry of Fear for some reason; maybe because they're both horror and it has fear in it? Anyway, the whole point is, this game is awesome and just so fun to play.

> The only words to describe this game are: Fun, Intense, Scary, Depressing, Sad, and the list goes on. Definitely worth your time downloading.

> Chances are I'll be playing this game when you read this.

> Game rating? Obviously a 10/10

- Book Simon & David Leatherhoff.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: May 22
Even though I'm Dankpool, I need brown pants to play this. Look at my playtime. It's higher than Jayden Smith's IQ.
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
5.6 hrs on record
Posted: May 1
Very fun with friend. I r8 it well fun fun. I r8 it 7/10
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
19.9 hrs on record
Posted: April 29
Play it. Its free and great. Whats not to like.
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.2 hrs on record
Posted: May 1
Fun to play with friends
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
0.9 hrs on record
Posted: May 1
10 mins in and I ♥♥♥♥ my pants!
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