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Penumbra: Overture

Penumbra: Overture (XSX) game cover art
Platform: PC
Tags: Adventure, First-Person, Survival
Developer: Frictional Games
AKA: Penumbra: Overture - Episode One (EU)

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Staff Reviews

Penumbra: Overture review

Reviewed February 20, 2009

Lewis Denby says: "Overture is a slightly uncomfortable amalgamation of half-finished ideas, but, when it's at its best, it's surprisingly brilliant. If it were a little more inventive beyond its physics engine, and a little less clunky in its mechanics, we could be dealing with an indie classic. As it stands, it's merely an engaging and impressively frightening way to pass an uneventful afternoon."
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Reader Reviews

Penumbra: Overture review

Reviewed October 08, 2018

JoeTheDestroyer says: "Subterranean Cujo Simulator 2007"
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Penumbra: Overture review

Reviewed October 25, 2017

zork86 says: "A fun if somewhat rough around the edges first release from Frictional Games"
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