A journey through the depths of one man's consciousness to confront the demons from his past and escape the imprisonment of his mind.

Budget version re-released by XS Games in 2003. Ported to iOS and Android devices in 2015.

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What our readers think of Sanitarium

Posted by SamuelGordon on Feb 10, 2014

Amazing Journey

Man i love mindgames and this is a great one. The graphics are kinda oldskool and i don't know why but older graphics make it more scarier. I loved every stage the main character goes through, closer and closer to unraveling his trauma and current... Read the review »

Posted by fauryn on Oct 19, 2013

Awesome Horror Psychological Adventure

The Good: Plot is really interesting and captivating. You have to discover who the main character is. You have to explore an asylum that is a nightmare and other more creepy locations, awakening mysterious and touching flashbacks that reveal his... Read the review »

Posted by thinker on Oct 13, 2013

An incredible game, with some flaws.

It deserves an 8/10 for its time, and a 7/10 if released today. The good: INCREDIBLE variety, if not THE most variable game in the history of the gender, captivating story (even if it's not too complex). The bad: HORRIBLE movement (though it... Read the review »

Game Information

Platform Android, iPad, PC
Perspective Third-Person
Control Click-and-drag (mouse)
Gameplay Quest
Genre Horror, Mystery
Theme Psychological, Supernatural
Graphic Style Illustrated realism
Presentation 2D or 2.5D
Action (Compulsory) Arcade, Combat
Red Flags -
Media CD

Product Details

System Requirements
Windows 95
Pentium 90 MHz processor (P133 recommended)
16 MB RAM (32 MB recommended)
4x CD-ROM (6x recommended)
1 MB PCI video card (2 MB recommended)
30 MB free HD space (80 MB recommended)