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:
Recent:
Very Positive (427 reviews) - 87% of the 427 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
Overall:
Very Positive (16,855 reviews) - 88% of the 16,855 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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Very Positive (427 reviews)
Overall:
Very Positive (16,855 reviews)
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Rikku-chan
( 19.7 hrs on record )
Posted: May 27
Product received for free
I think this game is one of the best horror games on Steam. Amazing story with amazing gameplay.
I like the coop mode in the game, because it's have the same story but my objective is find the
main actor as a cop. I don't know how many time I've played with my friends, but I know not
enough...

| My rate is: 10/10 |
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☜۩L.M.C.T۩☞ Playing LoL
( 3.2 hrs on record )
Posted: May 26
Product received for free
scariest game :D
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La ShøuT
( 3.0 hrs on record )
Posted: May 26
Dual Weilded knife Baby came after me. Shot its Face.

Saw the Ring girl flying after me. Shot her several times.

Quitted

Uninstalled Game

Took a ♥♥♥♥.

7/11 would choke on my Chewing gum again.
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Aquilae
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: May 26
#Better than porn
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De@thByPING
( 0.7 hrs on record )
Posted: May 26
While the atmosphere might make you think this game is ok, the lack of everything that makes a game easy and enjoyable to play may put the able bodied off playing it. Clunky, awkward, sloppy and ultimately annoying.
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Obi
( 0.7 hrs on record )
Posted: May 26
Product received for free
After reading reviews etc, me and a friend decided to try this out as we love horror games. While this game did generate a bit of nerves from its outset, the game has absolutely shambolic mechanics from the way the enemies move and the gun mechanics are practically none existant, it is hard thru lazyness nothign else, if you are an FPS player, avoid this like the plague. Promising as hell this game, colour me disappointed. Harumpffff.
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Twad
( 2.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 25
I want my free back.
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guillotine ♥
( 12.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 25
this my ♥♥♥♥.
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Mettaton
( 1.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 25
Cry Of Fear in a nutshell - Wow great begining! this is great! - *1 hour later - WHERE THE F**K DO I GO? CALL HELP. FORGET THE F**KING GUY GO!
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Mossman
( 3.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 25
This is one of the scariest games I've ever played!! Horror is probably my favorite title, I'm a avid player of outlast, and the P.T. game. The multiplayer is the best part, being scarred with friends while shooting demon!! I'm mean come on!!! It doesn't get any better.
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Koden
( 2.4 hrs on record )
Posted: May 25
I have yet to understand which kind of qualities people are finding in a game that's 1) mostly based on jumpscares 2) technically poor (I know its based on goldsrc, but heck, they could've used something more modern) 3) the interface is poor beyond comprehension and 4) the story isn't up to par.

Even boss fights aren't fun.
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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
( 2.3 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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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
62 of 67 people (93%) found this review helpful
27 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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41 of 52 people (79%) 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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24 of 27 people (89%) 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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15 of 15 people (100%) found this review helpful
7 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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18 of 21 people (86%) found this review helpful
16 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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17 of 20 people (85%) found this review helpful
25 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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14 of 16 people (88%) found this review helpful
10 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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12 of 14 people (86%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
10 of 11 people (91%) 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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10 of 11 people (91%) found this review helpful
2 people 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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12 of 17 people (71%) found this review helpful
14 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
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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4 of 5 people (80%) 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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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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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
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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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
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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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
1.9 hrs on record
Posted: May 20
Bootleg af. 11/10
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