Several days ago, Frictional Games
launched this website
teasing their next project. Now, Joystiq is reporting
that the name of the game is Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs
and will be co-developed with thechineseroom
, creators of Dear Esther
. Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs is set in 1899 and follows the "wealthy industrialist" Oswald Mandus, who has returned home from "a disastrous expedition to Mexico, which has ended in tragedy". Struck by a destructive fever, Mandus is haunted by dreams of a dark machine until he mysteriously regains consciousness. An interview with more details about the game can be found here
. Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs is scheduled for fall 2012.