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Dear Esther

Dear Esther - Cover art

On a remote and desolate island, a voice begins to read fragments of a letter: "Dear Esther..." - and so begins a journey that abandons traditional gameplay for a pure story-driven experience.

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Good

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What our readers think of Dear Esther


Posted by thorn969 on Jul 10, 2014

Beautiful huge world... great concept


I'm not sure how to feel about this. It's not really a game. There's no challenge. The plot is minimal and never totally clear or explained. But it is impressive. The graphics are average for modern 3D adventure games, pretty, but somewhat blocky. But you...

Posted by Antrax on Dec 28, 2013

Boring


Not much to complain about as I knew what I was getting into. The game is technically excellent but it's just boring. Walking speed is way too slow, which discourages exploration as you often dread having to slowly trudge all the way back. The game has a...

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Adventure Games by The Chinese Room

Game Information

Platform PC
Perspective First-Person
Control Keyboard
Gameplay Solitary Exploration
Genre Mystery
Theme Supernatural
Graphic Style Illustrated realism
Presentation -
Action (Compulsory) -
Red Flags -
Media Internet download

Product Details


System Requirements
OS: Windows XP/Vista
CPU: Pentium 4 3.0GHz (Intel core 2 duo 2.4GHz or higher recommended)
RAM: 1 GB
Video card: 128 MB, Shader model 2.0 (DirectX 9 compatible video card with Shader model 3.0. NVidia 7600, ATI X1600 or better recommended)
Sound card: DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card
Hard Drive: 2 GB

Dear Esther by The Chinese Room - Adventure Game

Dear Esther is an adventure game, released in 2012 by The Chinese Room. Dear Esther has a Illustrated realism style and uses a Keyboard control scheme. Adventure Gamers have published a review of Dear Esther and rate it as Excellent, meanwhile the community rating for Dear Esther is Good.