Forgotton Anne

Price: Free
Ads: Unknown
In App Purchases: Yes

iOS App Store

Temporal Dark PatternsTemporal Dark Patterns

This game has 0 reported Temporal Dark Patterns. There are 592 votes indicating the absence of a dark pattern.


79 votes
Playing by Appointment -
0 / 79 votes
Being forced to play according to the game's schedule instead of yours.

91 votes
Daily Rewards -
0 / 91 votes
Encourages return visits every day and punishes you for missing a day.

64 votes
Grinding -
0 / 64 votes
Being required to perform repetitive and tedious tasks to advance.

92 votes
Advertisements -
0 / 92 votes
Forced to watch ads or given rewards for watching ads.

119 votes
Infinite Treadmill -
0 / 119 votes
Impossible to win or complete the game.

78 votes
Can't Pause or Save -
0 / 78 votes
The game does not allow you to stop playing whenever you want.

69 votes
Wait To Play -
0 / 69 votes
In-game timers that make you arbitrarily wait for something.

Monetary Dark PatternsMonetary Dark Patterns

This game has 101 reported Monetary Dark Patterns. There are 843 votes indicating the absence of a dark pattern.


101 votes
Pay Wall -
101 / 0 votes
The game becomes impossible to continue playing without payment.

78 votes
Premium Currency -
0 / 78 votes
Exchange rate between real money and in-game currency disguises the real price of items.

116 votes
Artificial Scarcity -
0 / 116 votes
Limited time offers with unnecessary urgency.

107 votes
Pay to Skip -
0 / 107 votes
Spend money to avoid waiting for a timer to expire.

94 votes
Accidental Purchases -
0 / 94 votes
Making it easy to accidentally spend money with no confirmation or ability to undo or refund the action.

92 votes
Recurring Fee -
0 / 92 votes
Encourages players to play as much as possible to get their money's worth.

82 votes
Gambling / Loot Boxes -
0 / 82 votes
Spending real money to play a game of chance for a reward.

118 votes
Power Creep -
0 / 118 votes
A permanently purchased item in the game becomes less valuable over time.

64 votes
Waste Aversion -
0 / 64 votes
Capped inventory forces you to destroy items or upgrade inventory. Also, having small amounts of left over premium currency.

92 votes
Anchoring Tricks -
0 / 92 votes
Placing a cheap item next to an expensive item to make it look more affordable.

Social Dark PatternsSocial Dark Patterns

This game has 0 reported Social Dark Patterns. There are 723 votes indicating the absence of a dark pattern.


119 votes
Social Pyramid Scheme -
0 / 119 votes
You get a bonus for inviting your friends and then they have to invite their friends.

70 votes
Social Obligation / Guilds -
0 / 70 votes
To avoid letting down your friends, you are obligated to play when you don't want to.

97 votes
Friend Spam / Impersonation -
0 / 97 votes
The game sends spam to your contact list or social media account.

111 votes
Reciprocity -
0 / 111 votes
Feeling obligated to return a favor, share resources, trade an item, etc.

95 votes
Encourages Anti-Social Behavior -
0 / 95 votes
The game incentivizes players to lie, cheat, or backstab other players to get ahead.

115 votes
Fear of Missing Out -
0 / 115 votes
If you stop playing you'll miss out on something or be left behind and unable to catch up.

116 votes
Competition -
0 / 116 votes
The game makes you compete against other players.

Psychological Dark PatternsPsychological Dark Patterns

This game has 0 reported Psychological Dark Patterns. There are 595 votes indicating the absence of a dark pattern.


61 votes
Invested / Endowed Value -
0 / 61 votes
Having already spent time and money to improve your status in the game, it's difficult to throw it away.

108 votes
Badges / Endowed Progress -
0 / 108 votes
Reluctancy to abandon a partially completed goal, even one forced upon the player.

67 votes
Complete the Collection -
0 / 67 votes
The urge to collect all the items, achievements or secrets in a game.

85 votes
Illusion of Control -
0 / 85 votes
The game cheats or hides information to make you think you're better than you actually are.

63 votes
Variable Rewards -
0 / 63 votes
Unpredictable or random rewards are more addictive than a predictable schedule.

117 votes
Aesthetic Manipulations -
0 / 117 votes
Trick questions or toying with emotions or our subconscious desires.

94 votes
Optimism and Frequency Biases -
0 / 94 votes
Overestimating the frequency of something because we’ve seen it recently or memorably.

App Store Ratings

iOS:  (5.00) with 1,689 votes.

Recent Dark Pattern Reviews

Pay Wall reported on Aug 23, 2019
The game comes as a free trial with an in-app purchase to unlock the rest of the game.

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Screenshot Imagine a place where all that is lost and forgotten goes; old toys, letters, socks. The Forgotten Lands is a magical world inhabited by Forgotlings; living mislaid objects longing to be remembered.

**Supported devices: iPhone 6S, 6S Plus, 7, 7 Plus, 8, 8 Plus, X, XS, XR; iPad Air 2, 3, Pro; iPad Mini 4, 5; iPod Touch 7th Gen (all iOS devices with more than 2GB of RAM)**

Forgotton Anne is a seamless cinematic adventure with meaningful storytelling and light puzzle platforming. You are Anne, the enforcer who keeps order in the Forgotten Lands, as she sets out to squash a rebellion that might prevent her master, Bonku, and herself from returning to the human world...

“This game is nothing short of beautiful…Forgotton Anne is one of the standout experiences of the year so far and for good reason”
9/10 – GameReactor

“It's a game which will win you over with its huge amount of heart...Forgotton Anne is brilliant”
Recommended – Eurogamer

“Every moment has the potential to be a stunning screenshot. It's really remarkable and potentially eye-opening”
4/5 – TrueAchievements

“Gorgeously animated cutscenes segue into gameplay, the wonderful art shifting frame by frame in response to your inputs.” - PCGamesN

- Discover a beautifully realised world of wonder filled with Forgotlings - charming everyday objects brought to life, bursting with personality.
- Uncover the truth behind the harrowing conflict taking place between an impassioned ruler and ruthless rebellion.
- Harness the power of Anima, the energy that brings life to the Forgotten Lands. Use it to solve puzzles and command ultimate control over Forgotlings’ lives.
- Choose carefully. Your words and actions can alter the tale being told thanks to a branching dialogue system that places the power in your hands.
- Run, leap, and soar as you strive to guide Anne home, unlocking areas and abilities along the way.
- Enjoy hand-animated visuals created using the same traditional techniques that brought your favourite animated movies to life.
- Immerse yourself in a soaring orchestral score performed by the Copenhagen Philharmonic Orchestra.