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 (426 reviews) - 82% of the 426 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
Overall:
Very Positive (17,517 reviews) - 88% of the 17,517 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 (426 reviews)
Overall:
Very Positive (17,517 reviews)
Recently Posted
Rafox66
( 1.3 hrs on record )
Posted: July 28
game might be good, i don't know. But coop with friends doesn't work for me.
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lluixo
( 1.2 hrs on record )
Posted: July 28
very nice videogame. Hard survival horror with cinematics based in hallife 1 engine but cool. I recomend it to gamers.
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김성규
( 1.2 hrs on record )
Posted: July 28
This game is really fun when play with friends, but why not add more campains :'(
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Shadermader™
( 91.3 hrs on record )
Posted: July 28
I recommend this game to anyone who has even the slightest mental or physical disorders. The more times you complete the game, the better you understand it and get into the story. OST is just something else.

Cycling around my empty city at 3-4 am while listening to Cry Of Fear OST definitely helps me get on with my thoughts, feelings and anxieties. The top tracks from this game for me are "Lonely" and especially "Kirkville". Kirkville is very dear to Simon, and coincidentally, this early morning, I found myself near my old place where I was raised and lived for the most part of my life, while "Kirkville" was playing through my earphones. I just can't pick the right words to describe what I felt at that time.

Definitely 10/10
Would get mesmerized in the morning again
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Sensei Steven Seagal
( 3.3 hrs on record )
Posted: July 28
disgusting hitboxes,shotguns lag when you shot it
10/10 would play agian 2 hours of slamming my keyboard cause my the game would glitch my d key from working
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Too much Cancer!
( 0.7 hrs on record )
Posted: July 27
I cannot bind keys to my Logitech Gamepad..
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Makuzilukoonabukazabookiezaruni
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: July 27
This game is ♥♥♥
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🔪SakՄya Izayoi🔪
( 0.8 hrs on record )
Posted: July 27
My favorite character is the crazy dude who chases you with the chainsaw.
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Mugi5k
( 28.4 hrs on record )
Posted: July 27
5/5 spooky game.
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Pie
( 26.1 hrs on record )
Posted: July 26
The CoF campaign was scary and kept me on edge throughout the entire game, and I love how choosing to fight bosses and doing other things shape what your ending is going to be, whether you commit suicide from all the stuff you've been doing, or stay alive and have Simon be like "everything's going better" and all that.

This is my list of what Cry of Fear did:
+ Spooky soundtrack and audio kept my heart pounding
+ Unique enemies and bosses
+ Different endings/Results
+ Achievement unlocks for how well/what you did during your gameplay
+ Custom campaigns for unique experiences and scares
+ Spooky level designs
+ Gold Source (Half-life 1 era engine) game/mod that really stands out
+ Easter Eggs (i.e. Stephano from PewDiePie's Amnesia series)
+ Free to play
+ Disturbing and scary atmosphere
- Multiplayer requires hamachi (for me atleast), and whenver I enter certain areas, the players disconnect, and the only thing I am able to play MP on is cof_suicide 1, 2, 3, and 4 (4 works the best since players dont get kicked out after losing)

Also another thing, I found it better to play singleplayer for the custom/original campaign because MP seems to be bad for me, especially on Manhunt and the hotel area on the CoF MP campaign.

I absolutely enjoyed playing this game for the scares, story, and fun. Definitely worth playing especially for a free game, and I hope that Team Psykallar make a sequel (or prequel) for this in the future
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
32 of 34 people (94%) found this review helpful
9 people found this review funny
Recommended
6.5 hrs on record
Posted: July 8
Awful voice acting is really my only complaint. The game is built on the goldsrc (the same one Half-Life 1 runs on) engine, and has tight controls and excellent combat. The scares are really nice, and the jump scares are few and far between. It's very atmospheric, and even has a co-op function. It's also free. FREE.

It'll also even run on potato PC's. So pick this up. What do you have to lose, honestly?
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10 of 10 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
8.5 hrs on record
Posted: June 29
CoF is scary and is an improvement from previous mod Afraid of Monsters with two of the developers being part of this team. There are many original enemies and it used the GoldSrc engine from HL1 in a good way with different mechanics and movement. Levels are original and you fight many bosses. There are also co-op and an alternate story mode with more endings, counting a total of 6 endings (4 from original single player and 2 from these other modes). 10/10
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
90.8 hrs on record
Posted: July 5
This game is awesome, because this game is made on Goldsource which mean Half life 1 modification, I hope Team Psykskallar will make the sequel of this game
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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
7 people found this review funny
2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
3.9 hrs on record
Posted: July 11
Basically, if you haven't ♥♥♥♥ in a while and you have problems with that, play this game alone or with friends, doesn't matter ,everything will come out of you. . . (it's scary) don't play at night
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
27.8 hrs on record
Posted: July 12
YESSSSSSS
This is the game that introduced me to the horror genre. I am TERRIBLE with guns in games (normally), but I made my way through this one fine. There were a few challenging places, but overall, I could handle it. I love the dark storyline and creativity of the various monsters. Being free makes it all the better! Definitly worth the download and time!
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: July 4
very nice and scary Horror (I did in the pants)
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
3.9 hrs on record
Posted: July 5
thoroughly spooked
10/10
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
15.6 hrs on record
Posted: July 1
Pretty good if u like horror
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