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Sierra-style retro adventure Dark Fear hits PC

The name 'Dark Fear' doesn't really tell you anything, other than that horror is probably involved to some degree, so know that this is a vaguely Myst-y point and click adventure set in a spooky environment, but with RPG-style battles and stats, and for some reason hunting and fishing minigames too.

Dark Fear looks like an old Sierra game from the 1980s, so it's got nicely old-fashioned pixel art going for it as well. A port of a mobile game (don't run off just yet), Arif Games' adventure boasts improved audio quality for this Steam release. It all sounds very interesting, and Dark Fear will only set you back £2.79 if you're curious. Here's a trailer:

Tom Sykes

Tom loves exploring in games, whether it’s going the wrong way in a platformer or burgling an apartment in Deus Ex. His favourite game worlds—Stalker, Dark Souls, Thief—have an atmosphere you could wallop with a blackjack. He enjoys horror, adventure, puzzle games and RPGs, and played the Japanese version of Final Fantasy VIII with a translated script he printed off from the internet. Tom has been writing about free games for PC Gamer since 2012. If he were packing for a desert island, he’d take his giant Columbo boxset and a laptop stuffed with PuzzleScript games.