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App description: *** WARNING: This game contains frightening scenes which some players may find disturbing! ***

*** MEDIA REVIEWS: Toucharcade - 90% / Gamezebo - 90% / Appgamer - 100% ***

NOTE: If the game "hangs" at the blacksmith it's usually due to low-resource issues on your device. Try shutting down all background apps and freeing up some space before restarting your device. This should help fix the issue.

For the best experience we recommend you play Dark Fear on an iPad with a decent pair of headphones.


You wake up in pitch blackness. You have no idea who you are, where you are or how you got here - it's up to you to figure it out!

For horror game fans seeking out that ultimate fix, 'Dark Fear' delivers an immersive, frightening experience wrapped in a cinematic soundtrack and a dark, twisted storyline written by an ex-film industry professional. The game can only described as blend between RPG and adventure with a 2D graphical style similar to the classic PC games from the 1980s (think Myst meets Kings Quest). Its simplistic approach allows even the most casual gamers to gently unfold and enjoy its many complex layers of game mechanics.

Explore a diverse landscape filled with forests, mountains, lakes and deserts. Make allies in the local village, upgrade your weapon and armor, go hunting/fishing and fight your way to the truth by slaying your foes, solving puzzles and helping people with their problems.


- A combination of both adventure and RPG game mechanics
- Classic 1980's PC style visuals
- A cinematic Hollywood-style soundtrack composed by film industry professionals
- A deep and engaging storyline


"...enthralling, well-put together and leaves you in suspense right up to the end" - AppGamer - 100%

"With its simple 'cabin in the woods' setup, Dark Fear evolves into something that eclipses many horror games released today" - TouchArcade - 90%

"There's little else out there quite like Dark Fear, and its brooding tension and moodiness is a great way to ensure that you'll be hooked all the more by what unfolds" - Gamezebo - 90%

"Adventure fans, prepare to be haunted" - 148 Apps - 80%

"Absolutely smashing!" - AppSpy

"Clever and engaging adventure that will appeal to fans of classic horror" - JayIsGames
11-13-2015, 07:06 AM
Joined: May 2010
Location: Deepest Circle, Hell
Posts: 9,180
Oh man, this is so legit. I haven't even started playing and I'm in love.

Everyone's favorite chamber of death, doom and decomposition.

11-13-2015, 07:44 AM
Joined: Nov 2014
Location: Eos
Posts: 3,276
So many good games this week not all came at midnight and some just snuck up on us. Just when I thought my wallet could cool off I see this and this one I have been following on the forums can't wait to play it!
11-13-2015, 07:46 AM
Joined: Oct 2014
Location: West Yorkshire, UK
Posts: 103
lol You beat me to it! I was just about to post here. Thanks for doing this. Appreciate it

Anyway guys and gals grab a decent pair of headphones, turn down the lights, turn up and volume and enjoy Dark Fear!

Note: There's been one complaint of it not running on an old 1st generation iPad running iOS 5. Not sure whether it's the hardware that couldn't handle it or maybe his device was broken. Just thought I'd let you all know.
11-13-2015, 07:47 AM
Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 572
Great to see this
How long is the gameplay?
11-13-2015, 08:01 AM
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 22,649
Mother of chocolates why did this show up after i bought something else?
11-13-2015, 08:09 AM
Joined: Jun 2013
Location: Indonesia
Posts: 711
Inpression and gameplay video please...
I need to buy this looks awesome

Will GC achievements added?
11-13-2015, 08:16 AM
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Wickford, UK
Posts: 48
This brings back memories of spectrum z80 games.. I will try it now!
11-13-2015, 08:22 AM
Been looking forward to this for a while!
11-13-2015, 08:42 AM
Joined: Jun 2013
Location: Indonesia
Posts: 711
Just downloaded the game
Seriously the music is terrifying....
I will playbthis tomorrow morning dont have the guts to play it at night : p