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Game Studio Co-Founder’s Farewell Is A Tough, Sobering Read

Game Studio Co-Founder’s Farewell Is A Tough, Sobering Read

Composer Jessica Curry, who most recently worked on the PS4 game Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture, has announced she’s (sort of) leaving The Chinese Room, the studio she helped found. There’s more on her mind, though. In a blog post, Curry pulled no punches when talking about her negative experiences…

Everybody’s Gone To The Rapture: The Kotaku Review

Everybody’s Gone To The Rapture: The Kotaku Review

The insult of “walking simulator,” lobbed at video games whose strongest elements are exploration, discovery, and story, misses its intended target. It conjures something more like Bennett Foddy’s QWOP. Then again, we all know what the term means by now: something like Gone Home that removes the elements of puzzling…