It’s never a terrible time of year for a good fright, so fans of the Amnesia series have been eagerly awaiting the release of the next installment, Amnesia: The Bunker. The game’s development team has made great promises, such as unscripted locations and a horror sandbox setting that alters dependent on player decision, however brave souls seeking to enter into this psychological horror game may have to wait a little longer than planned.
Originally scheduled for March 2023, Amnesia: The Bunker will now be released on May 16, 2023. The cause for the delay was not stated in the first press release, although this is far from the most serious game delay in recent weeks. If Amnesia: The Bunker lives up to the excellent standards set by its predecessors, the wait will have been well worth it.
Amnesia: The Bunker is set during World War I and recounts the narrative of French soldier Henri, who is left behind by his squad and becomes trapped in an abandoned military bunker. He quickly realizes that he is not alone, and that he is being pursued by an invisible, seemingly unkillable entity. Worse, he only has one bullet remaining in his handgun, so he best make it count.
According to the creators, Amnesia: The Bunker will have adaptable settings and riddles to complete, with each playing giving something unique. If they can maintain the atmospheric tension that the franchise is known for, then this is one for horror lovers to look forward to after the Dead Space remake is completed.
Amnesia: The Bunker is a horror game with a semi-open environment that takes place in the same universe as the rest of the Amnesia series. It is set to be released on May 16 for PC, Xbox, and PlayStation platforms, however the particular consoles for which it will be accessible have yet to be announced.