A letter from a dead man.
A dark, sinister family mystery.
A secret buried beneath a frozen wasteland.
Unravel the mystery.
Trapped in a shadowy, underground complex, intrepid explorer Philip continues the search he began in Penumbra: Overture, to discover the truth behind his father’s disappearance. Surrounded by enemies and assaulted by terror from all sides, Philip must collect clues and solve vexing puzzles while combating the gnawing psychological terrors that assail his mind and threaten to strip him of his sanity.
Can Philip master his fear and finally uncover the truth behind a mystery that has haunted him for a lifetime? Only you can decide... Unravel the mystery.
Penumbra Black Plague is a first-person horror-adventure set in dark, terrifying locales, which sucks you into the depths of a tense journey of discovery and puzzle solving. Danger lurks around every corner and enemies stalk you from the shadows as you seek to discover the truth about Philip´s family mystery. Taut and atmospheric, Penumbra will test your nerve and wits to limits you never knew existed.
Immersive setting and engrossing storyline
Uncover vital information from a trove of discarded letters, scattered journals and forgotten diaries. Discover the secrets of the past and the present.
Compelling world imbued with realistic physics effects
A Unified Lighting System allows you to selectively harness light and shadow to illuminate and confront, or remain cloaked from terrifying adversaries. A complex physics model provides all game-world objects with realistic behaviour in all circumstances.
Fully interactive world
Interact with the environment via an accessible and intuitive Physical Gesture System. Manipulate an array of perfectly rendered objects and gadgets by maneuvering them in a realistic manner. Using this system you can overcome a myriad of fiendishly baffling puzzles and hordes of terrifying adversaries.
Simulated Fear Factor
Experience first hand the terror of Philip’s journey. Through the use of Multi-channel 3D Positional Audio and Adapted Motion Blur, on-screen abilities will suffer as Philip’s willpower fails him. Laboured breathing can be heard as his panic begins to grow.