Penumbra (Series) Alternatives

    Penumbra is described as ': Overture is the first in a series of episodic survival horror games developed by Swedish developer Frictional Games. It was originally intended as the first episode of a trilogy'. There are more than 10 games similar to Penumbra for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Steam, Linux and Playstation. The best alternative is Left 4 Dead. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try SCP: Containment Breach or Cry of Fear. Other Penumbra like games are Amnesia: The Dark Descent (Paid), Resident Evil (Paid), Dying Light (Paid) and Silent Hill (Paid).

    This page was last updated Oct 27, 2021

    1. Left 4 Dead (abbreviated as L4D) is a cooperative first-person shooter arcade-style video game. Represent entire series of Left 4 Dead games.
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    2. Amnesia: The Dark Descent is a first person survival horror game for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. The game features a protagonist named Daniel exploring a dark and foreboding castle, while avoiding monsters and other obstructions as well as solving puzzles.
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    3. Resident Evil, known as Biohazard in Japan, is a survival horror video game-based media franchise created by Shinji Mikami and Tokuro Fujiwara and owned by the video game company Capcom. Represent entire series of Resident Evil games.
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    4. Dying Light is an open world first person action-adventure survival horror video game developed by Polish video game developer Techland and published by Warner Bros. Represent entire series of Dying Light games.
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    5. Silent Hill is a survival horror video game series consisting of eight installments published by Konami and its subsidiary Konami Digital Entertainment. Represent entire series of Silent Hill games.
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    6. Slender: The Eight Pages is a free indie-developed psychological horror/survival horror video game for Microsoft Windows and OS X. The game is based on the Something Awful forums' creation, Slender Man.
    7. SCP: Containment Breach is an indie survival horror video game based on the stories of the SCP Foundation website. The player guides a test subject, D-9341, through many obstacles inside of a facility belonging to the shadowy SCP Foundation.
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    8. Fifteen years after the events of Alien™, Ellen Ripley’s daughter, Amanda enters a desperate battle for survival, on a mission to unravel the truth behind her mother's disappearance.
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    9. Layers of Fear is an foray into madness, a first-person horror game that sets a tone of fear and dread through provocative story telling as you explore a Victorian setting complete with mood-setting art pieces.
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      SOMA is an unsettling story about identity, consciousness, and what it means to be human. Seek out the last remaining inhabitants amidst a world of horrors beneath the Atlantic ocean.
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