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Cognition Method: Initiation

App ID 1554860
App Type Game
Publisher Team Cognition
Supported Systems Windows
Last Change Number 13243841
Last Record Update 25 November 2021 – 13:07:41 UTC ()
Release Date 23 April 2021 – 00:12:13 UTC ()

Free demo for Cognition Method - a story-driven, first-person puzzle game inspired by Space Odyssey 2001 and Solaris. Discover an innovative mechanics of altering gravity and dive into the surreal setting. Find your way within a mysterious artifact and unveal a non-ordinary story.


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Additional Information

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controller_support partial
community_visible_stats Yes
LinuxClientIcon 765c29583143bd0d453314a8336018effc37001c
ReleaseState released
IsFreeApp Yes
Exclude from family sharing (exfgls) Yes
Store Release Date 22 April 2021 ()
osarch 64
community_hub_visible Yes
0/nameTeam Cognition
1/nameTeam Cognition
2/nameCognition Method
Primary Genre Adventure (25)
Store Genres Action (1), Adventure (25), Free to Play (37), Indie (23)
Supported Languages
5 LanguagesInterfaceFull AudioSubtitles
Steam Release Date 23 April 2021 – 00:12:13 UTC ()
Store Asset Modification Time 21 June 2021 – 18:13:47 UTC () (1624299227)
library_capsuleen view portrait image
library_heroen view hero background
library_logoen view logo image
osextended empty string
Is free on the store? Yes
Web Assets
capsule_231x87.jpgLast-Modified: 21 June 2021 – 17:18:31 UTC
capsule_616x353.jpgLast-Modified: 21 June 2021 – 17:18:31 UTC
header.jpgLast-Modified: 21 June 2021 – 17:18:31 UTC
hero_capsule.jpgLast-Modified: 21 June 2021 – 17:18:31 UTC
library_600x900.jpgLast-Modified: 21 June 2021 – 18:01:49 UTC
library_hero.jpgLast-Modified: 21 June 2021 – 17:59:23 UTC
logo.pngLast-Modified: 21 June 2021 – 18:13:47 UTC
page_bg_raw.jpgLast-Modified: 11 March 2021 – 12:25:31 UTC
review_score 8
review_percentage 84
Detected Technologies (?) Engine.Unity
  • 0 players right now
  • 1 24-hour peak
  • 143 all-time peak

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  • 0 players right now
  • 1 24-hour peak
  • 143 all-time peak

Owner estimations

  • 7.3 k .. 20.0 k on reviews (20-55)

Store data

  • 307 positive reviews
  • 57 negative reviews
  • 84.34% positive reviews

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Packages that include this app

SubID Name Billing Type Last Update
549110 Cognition Method: Initiation Free on Demand 15 February 2021 – 11:13:06 UTC
557588 Steam Sub 557588 No Cost 11 March 2021 – 23:26:54 UTC

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ID Name Max Size OS Extra Info
1554861 Cognition Method: Initiation Content 3.76 GiB 64-bit


Name Description Build ID Time Updated
public 7048211 16 August 2021 – 09:06:08 UTC
develop dev branch 7048211 18 July 2021 – 20:01:28 UTC


Name Value
hasdepotsindlc 1
baselanguages English, German, Russian, Polish

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Launch Options

0. Unnamed launch option
Executable Cognition method initiation.exe
Launch Type Launch (Default)
Operating System   windows
CPU Architecture 64-bit only


Key Value
installdir Cognition Method Initiation
steamcontrollertemplateindex 2
steamconfigurator3rdpartynative 65532

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SECRET_ROOM_TWO_UNLOCKED secret room unlocked #2

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INITIATION initiation

finish the game

MASTER master

finish the game in one try

FIRST_CONTACT first contact

trigger the shadow

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