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Dear Esther Hits 100,000 Sales

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Dear Esther Hits 100,000 Sales

I have nothing but good things to say regarding thechineseroom’s “Dear Esther. Which is why I’m so happy that, after just three months since its release (and following the very recent release of its Mac port), it has sold 100,000 copies over Steam. It may not sound like much, but for an alternative game (and a PC-exclusive to boot), it’s actually pretty impressive.

Next up, thechineseroom will be tackling two distinct game projects: Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs, a title that speaks for itself; and Everybody’s Gone To The Rapture, an open-world spiritual successor to Dear Esther built on CryEngine 3. They’ll be parting ways with Dear Esther’s lead level designer, Robert Briscoe, which is a huge shame, but I’m sure we’ll be seeing a lot of his work in the foreseeable future. That said, I’m still keeping my fingers crossed for a remake of Korsakovia. Hey, maybe even Conscientious Objector.

Okay, maybe not.

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  1. Congrats, TCR.

  2. Good for them! I’m excited to see how Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs turns out.

  3. I’m very glad for the chineseroom, I foresee great games coming from them.

  4. Oh, crap, not CryEngine 3… My PC is too damn low-end for it.

  5. Commenter Avatartyler james trentMay 18th 2012 at 4:33am

    Im very scared for what Amnesia: A machine for pigs is gonna be like

  6. The website says that Everybody’s Gone To The Rapture is going to utilise the Cryengine 3, but anyway, I’m happy for the Chinese Room and really want to get mt hands on their new games.

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