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Frictional Games

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Frictional Games is an independent game company founded in 2006 and registered in Helsingborg, Sweden. The small company has thus far specialized in survival horror games. They have created the Penumbra and Amnesia series as well as currently developing SOMA.

Games[edit | edit source]

Titles Release Dates
Penumbra: Overture February 12, 2008
Penumbra: Black Plague March 30, 2007
Penumbra: Requiem August 27, 2008
Amnesia: The Dark Descent September 8, 2010
Amnesia: Justine April 12, 2011
Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs September, 10 2013
SOMA 2015

History[edit | edit source]

They started around 2006, originally releasing the Penumbra tech demo - a game to show off the capability of the company's engine, the HPL Engine - named after the initials of the author H.P. Lovecraft

Team[edit | edit source]

The company is led by Thomas Grip and Jens Nilsson with a bunch of other people leading the team.