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The Dark Pictures: Man of Medan

Man of Medan is a horror adventure game opening The Dark Pictures Anthology. The game tells the story of the discovery of a sunken wreck from the Second World War. The game is very non-linear and it is up to us who will survive and how the whole story will end.

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Man of Medan is a horror adventure game. The production was developed by Supermassive Games studio, which is known for titles such as Until Dawn and Hidden Agenda. This is the first production of the band, which was released not only for PlayStation family consoles.

Man of Medan launches The Dark Pictures Anthology, a series of horror games by Supermassive Games, developed in collaboration with Bandai Namco Entertainment. Each installment is an independent story in a horror atmosphere, unrelated to other parts of the anthology.


The story begins when a group of four Americans who are fans of diving go on an expedition to explore a sunken aircraft from the Second World War. While the wreck is being examined, strange things begin to happen, and the frequency and strength of these events seem to grow with every object extracted from the water. What's worse, the heroes are additionally troubled by the incoming storm and the arrival of a mysterious ship.


Man of Medan is an adventure that focuses on telling an interesting story. In terms of gameplay, the game develops ideas from previous studio games. While playing, we deal with making choices, although there are also simple agility and logical challenges.

During the game we can lead five characters - four divers and additionally the captain of the boat on which they sailed to the wreck areas. History is very non-linear. Our decisions affect who will survive, who will die, and which of the many alternative endings we will get. The whole is designed to encourage players to go through the game many times in order to discover all the scenes and challenges prepared by the authors.

Technical aspects

Man of Medan offers an attractive three-dimensional graphic design, effectively helping to build a climate of horror.

Last updated on 04 May 2023

Game mode: single / multiplayer   Multiplayer mode: Internet   Player counter: 1-5  

User score: 3.8 / 10 based on 536 votes.

PEGI rating The Dark Pictures: Man of Medan

Age rating. The PEGI rating considers the age suitability of a game, not the level of difficulty. Game contains bad language. Game contains depictions of violence.

The Dark Pictures: Man of Medan System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

  • Minimum:
  • Intel Core i5-3470 3.2 GHz / AMD FX-8350 4.0 GHz
  • 8 GB RAM
  • graphic card 2 GB GeForce GTX 660 / Radeon HD 7870 or better
  • 80 GB HDD
  • Windows 7 64-bit
  • Recommended:
  • Intel Core i5-8400 2.8 GHz / AMD Ryzen 5 1600 3.2 GHz
  • 8 GB RAM
  • graphic card 3 GB GeForce GTX 1060 / 4 GB Radeon RX 580 or better
  • 80 GB HDD
  • Windows 10 64-bit
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