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.
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Mostly Positive (372 reviews) - 77% of the 372 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Very Positive (17,804 reviews) - 87% of the 17,804 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 (372 reviews)
Overall:
Very Positive (17,804 reviews)
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Shurik
1.7 hrs
Posted: August 30
I am gay.
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Not becon
5.8 hrs
Posted: August 30
0 underwear left/10
See, many other reviews state that you will need [multiple pairs of] new underwear after playing this game. What they don't state is that you will suffer three heart attacks, a stroke, two seizures and a stubbed toe...



Don't worry too much though, after a little while there wont be anything left to fill your underwear with.
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NinjaGamingProductions
1.0 hrs
Posted: August 29
I played till the first jumpscare and I legit kicked my pc this game is hella scarly i love it and hate it you should really try the game rn its so amazing.
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Tezla Insanity
4.5 hrs
Posted: August 29
Not really a big fan of these types of games, but WOW Cry Of Fear is scary! The jumpscares get me everytime. You start to think you can predict when they will happen but NOPE, next thing you know a monster smashes down the wall next to you and you have no ammo... I'd recomend not playing this alone if you scare easy. Haven't tried co-op yet but so far i'd give it a 10/10 if you're looking for something scary to play with a eerie and dark atmosphere then this game is right for you!
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Jaxon
6.2 hrs
Posted: August 29
Spooky and hilariously fun to play with friends.
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LeggoMyFuckingEggo
0.3 hrs
Posted: August 29
my peepee is hard
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Ⓟugzery ☕
42.0 hrs
Posted: August 29
I got depressed from this for about a week. 10/10 would be depressed again.
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batskull2001
0.5 hrs
Posted: August 29
THIS ♥♥♥♥ING GAME WON'T LET ME EXIT FROM THE NOTES IN MY INVENTORY AND IT'S ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ ME OFF BEYOND BELIEF RIGHT NOW!! IT NEEDS TO BE FIXED!!
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(CoW)johnhoytsmiley
4.8 hrs
Posted: August 29
i have a problem and it crashes during some of the game when playing and kicks me out. what it does is that when it kicks me out and exits the game its says not enough space and it crashes. i love playing this game but i want to be not crash on me. thank you
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✙Amnesiaasdf✙
6.6 hrs
Posted: August 29
i ♥♥♥♥♥ed myself but love it
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
27 of 30 people (90%) found this review helpful
19 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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26 of 30 people (87%) found this review helpful
32 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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20 of 25 people (80%) found this review helpful
9 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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21 of 27 people (78%) found this review helpful
27 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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9 of 11 people (82%) 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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7 of 8 people (88%) found this review helpful
7 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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9 of 13 people (69%) found this review helpful
7 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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4 of 4 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
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
6.3 hrs on record
Posted: August 22
The door won't budge
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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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