Penumbra: Overture is a first person survival horror game, emphasizing on survival and problem solving instead of mindless violence and gore.
Recent Reviews:
Very Positive (36) - 83% of the 36 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Very Positive (2,001) - 89% of the 2,001 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Mar 30, 2007
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Buy Penumbra Collectors Pack

Includes 2 items: Penumbra Overture, Penumbra: Black Plague Gold Edition

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Includes 4 items: Amnesia: The Dark Descent, SOMA, Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs, Penumbra Collectors Pack

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About This Game

Penumbra:Overture is a first person survival horror game, emphasizing on survival and problem solving instead of mindless violence and gore.

Played from a first person perspective and powered by a 3D engine utilising cutting edge technology, Penumbra is a substantial advancement of the genre. The unique physics system allows for true environmental interaction in a way not possible in other games. The player can open drawers, pull levers, pick up objects and now manipulate those objects in 3D space - all using natural mouse movements, creating a highly interactive and immersive game world.

Penumbra will put players on edge like never before as they explore ominous and mysterious environments, the unknown awaiting them behind every corner. The world is detailed both in terms of graphical fidelity and narrative character - Penumbra is a horrific experience that will grip players from its opening thrills to its chilling denouement.

  • Detailed and atmospheric environments.
  • State of the art interaction system.
  • Thrilling blend of puzzles and action.
  • Dark secrets to be discovered.

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

This Game may contain content not appropriate for all ages, or may not be appropriate for viewing at work: Frequent Violence or Gore, General Mature Content

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:

    • OS: XP/Vista
    • Processor: 1.0 Ghz
    • Memory: 256MB(XP)
    • Graphics: Radeon 8500 / Geforce 3(MX4 Not supported)
    • Hard Drive: 800MB Free Space
    • Sound: Soundblaster compatible
    Minimum:
    • OS: OS X 10.7.5 - 10.15.0 This product is not compatiable with macOS 10.15 Catalina or later.
    • Processor: 2.0Ghz
    • Memory: 1024MB
    • Graphics: Radeon 9600/GeForce 4 (GeForce4MX not supported, Integrated graphics might not work.)
    • Hard Drive: 2.0GB
    Minimum:
    • OS: Linux Ubuntu 12.04 or newer, 32-bit libraries must be installed
    • Processor: 2.0Ghz
    • Memory: 1024MB
    • Graphics: Radeon 9600/GeForce 4 (GeForce4MX not supported, Integrated graphics might not work.)
    • Hard Drive: 2.0GB

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