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Sanitarium (PC cover
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Sanitarium is an adventure game, realized in the convention of surrealistic horror. Developers from the DreamForge Entertainment studio were inspired by the literary work of Stephen King and Edgar Allan Poe.

Adventure | Isometric view | horror | logical elements

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Sanitarium is a surreal horror adventure game. The creators drew inspiration from such master writers of the genre as Stephen King and Edgar Allan Poe. The events are observed from an isometric camera, while the controls use the basic features of computer mouse.

Sanitarium tells a complex story of a man called Max who was struck with amnesia and, as a result, ended up in an unusual mental institute. Searching for the identity lost is just one theme in the mysterious tale for the players get to assume the role of a Cyclop, Grimwall, Aztec god, Olmec, and a little girl, Sarah. It is also noteworthy that each character exists in a different environment, such as insect hive, fool’s circus, or South American forest.

The game offers atmospheric cutscenes, carefully designed graphics, sound effects that sustain the feel of thrill, numerous logical and musical puzzles, as well as some arcade elements.

Game mode: single player  

User score: 8,8 / 10 based on 488 votes.

Age restrictions Sanitarium: 16+

Sanitarium System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

  • Recommended:
  • Pentium 300MHz
  • 64MB RAM
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