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:
Mostly Positive (377 reviews) - 77% of the 377 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
Overall:
Very Positive (17,786 reviews) - 87% of the 17,786 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 (377 reviews)
Overall:
Very Positive (17,786 reviews)
Recently Posted
YuNoGuy123
8.2 hrs
Posted: August 28
One of the best games ive EVER played, its just so good you have to play it for yourself its soo gooooooooooooooooooooood
11/10 would chainsaw again
Helpful? Yes No Funny
fragile urethra
0.4 hrs
Posted: August 28
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Helpful? Yes No Funny
PixelatedGrace
0.2 hrs
Posted: August 28
A bit buggy but great game to play
Helpful? Yes No Funny
Gandalf The Cat
0.4 hrs
Posted: August 28
I don't want to play this alone :(
Helpful? Yes No Funny
Dr. Lanky
5.2 hrs
Posted: August 28
A very well made psychological-horror game. It really does perfect the art of horror, the atmosphere, the small details. Just a few minor flaws such as it not aging as well as other games, and the questionable voice acting. Also, you can play this with friends!
Helpful? Yes No Funny
|XEROSO|
0.2 hrs
Posted: August 27
Melhor jogo free ! Do mundo ... da historia
Helpful? Yes No Funny
GodOfBleach
0.7 hrs
Posted: August 27
If you are coming in for graphics over story/charecter development then go find something else,
the perfact blend of horror elements such as Psychological, gore, shock, jumpscare and paranoia make for a truly frightening experience.
not to mention the countless community made custom co-op and singleplayer campaings.

11/10 would(and do)play again!
Helpful? Yes No Funny
Bluellama
2.5 hrs
Posted: August 27
One of the best games for co-op with your friends.
Helpful? Yes No Funny
Scurb
0.3 hrs
Posted: August 27
its almost un playable
Helpful? Yes No Funny
Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
23 of 25 people (92%) found this review helpful
16 people found this review funny
Recommended
1.1 hrs on record
Posted: August 14
I don't want to play this alone...
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny
20 of 25 people (80%) found this review helpful
26 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
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny
16 of 18 people (89%) found this review helpful
21 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
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny
17 of 22 people (77%) 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

𝕄𝕦𝕝𝕥𝕚-𝕡𝕝𝕒𝕪𝕖𝕣
- 𝚂𝚌𝚊𝚛𝚢
- 𝙷𝚎𝚊𝚛𝚝 𝚊𝚝𝚝𝚊𝚌𝚔
- A 𝚕𝚘𝚝 𝚏𝚞𝚗
~7\𝟷𝟶~
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny
8 of 10 people (80%) found this review helpful
6 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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8 of 10 people (80%) 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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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
6 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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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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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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2 of 2 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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