Amnesia: The Dark Descent is perhaps the most genuinely creeply horror game of recent years. "It's a brave experiment in the genre... and stops at nothing to make you truly, deeply uncomfortable. And after a hard day at school or the office, isn't that all we really want?" wrote Quintin in our review.

Its brand of disturbing and darkly atmospheric first-person adventuring is back next Tuesday in Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs - for which the original developer Frictional Games recruited The Chinese Room, the UK outfit that made last year's mysterious art game Dear Esther. Will their styles match? Most importantly, will the game be as skin-crawling?

Get a first taste in the video below, in which our YouTube editor explores a dark mansion and does an excellent Victorian child actor voice. But is he scared?

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