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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Mostly Positive (364 reviews) - 76% of the 364 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
Overall:
Very Positive (17,765 reviews) - 87% of the 17,765 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:
Mostly Positive (364 reviews)
Overall:
Very Positive (17,765 reviews)
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Meow™
0.5 hrs
Posted: August 26
This game shouldn't even be released as alpha. Wait until they fix it and perhaps it could be come playable...
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♦ CrY ♦
9.0 hrs
Posted: August 26
It's free and it's a better horror then ,90 % of **** that people sell you,
TEAM PSYKSKALLAR you have loot's of pontention.....
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Santiago
1.8 hrs
Posted: August 25
It seemed boring on the first levels. Until those ghost ♥♥♥♥♥es started to appear, it got a lot more scarier.
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ZaidA4K
7.1 hrs
Posted: August 25
You Know it is the Best Time to come up with a seccessor to Cry Of Fear.
Make it with a DEEP SAD STORY ENDING AND TWISTS, the best way to do that is my making a charecter and make us fall in love with it, and you know what comes next and cuases that grief :(
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vitalepitts
2.3 hrs
Posted: August 25
I don't understand why anyone would consider this scary. Legitimately just a boring frustrating experience and the only entertainment I got out of it was laughter from how awful the animations are.
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TheTitleMan
4.1 hrs
Posted: August 25
10/10 would poo again
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aaron_cuenta
3.0 hrs
Posted: August 25
GOOD GAME FOR ME
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fapiebe
4.3 hrs
Posted: August 25
At first, I saw the graphics and was worried that this game couldn't do much to scare me, but once I started playing, this game had no trouble inducing fear in me I hadn't felt since Condemned: Bloodshot. So far, 8/10.
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The Hitman 105
0.1 hrs
Posted: August 25
This game seems great to be going great, but has a major bug. This game will occasionally crash at random on my computer. This can be very frustrating. Until the bug is fixed, this game is almost unplayable.
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Sokool
8.9 hrs
Posted: August 24
I am...I.....jesus christ, this old but depressing game made me shocked....
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20 of 21 people (95%) found this review helpful
14 people found this review funny
Recommended
1.1 hrs on record
Posted: August 14
I don't want to play this alone...
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19 of 23 people (83%) found this review helpful
24 people found this review funny
Recommended
2.1 hrs on record
Posted: August 3
I got only one thing to say. I played the first 30 minutes and I felt mentally desecrated.
10/10
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16 of 20 people (80%) found this review helpful
7 people found this review funny
Recommended
2.1 hrs on record
Posted: August 8
𝙲𝚛𝚢 𝚘𝚏 𝙵𝚎𝚊𝚛
𝙷𝚘𝚛𝚛𝚘𝚛 𝚐𝚊𝚖𝚎𝚜

𝕊𝕚𝕟𝕘𝕝𝕖-𝕡𝕝𝕒𝕪𝕖𝕣
- 𝚂𝚌𝚊𝚛𝚢
- 𝙹𝚞𝚖𝚙𝚜𝚌𝚊𝚛𝚎
- 𝙷𝚎𝚊𝚛𝚝 𝚊𝚝𝚝𝚊𝚌𝚔

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- 𝚂𝚌𝚊𝚛𝚢
- 𝙷𝚎𝚊𝚛𝚝 𝚊𝚝𝚝𝚊𝚌𝚔
- A 𝚕𝚘𝚝 𝚏𝚞𝚗
~7\𝟷𝟶~
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10 of 11 people (91%) found this review helpful
13 people found this review funny
Recommended
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: August 17
Started a game

Got screamer at the first 10 seconds

Deleted the game
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6 of 7 people (86%) found this review helpful
5 people found this review funny
Recommended
6.0 hrs on record
Posted: August 2
horror games that make you want to ♥♥♥♥ your self,are the best
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6 of 7 people (86%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: August 14
Awesome game. Technically superior, well-designed gameplay, frightening atmosphere. Has online coop. Did I mention it's free?

And as someone who's been treated for a depressive episode, I can relate and the story of the protagonist is plausible.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
80.9 hrs on record
Posted: August 13
This game is a very interesting and fun game to play, though you have to get the patch for the game, it is still fun to not only play through the story but to get all the endings and get all of the collectables, as well as beating the game on the hardest difficulty, now while the multiplayer is present, the server browser is unable to find servers normally but there are other ways around it. But overall the game is fun and gave me some occasional scares and constantly made me paranoid for the next enemy or boss, if there was ever a sequel for this game, I would buy it in a heartbeat.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
5 people found this review funny
Recommended
4.0 hrs on record
Posted: August 17
This game was reccommended to me

Now I have crippling depression

10/10 would jumpscare again
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
6.1 hrs on record
Posted: August 14
Very great game I love it very few bugs if any I rate it 10/10 IGN its super fun and very atmospheric. It is the best horror survival game in my opinion. its a must play!
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: August 17
Damned I lost my balls, I was so afraid on the first mission.

You like horror? Then do not hesitate to play this game in a dark and quiet room after 11pm.
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