‘Telling Lies’ Review: How Deep Are You Willing to Dig?

Telling Lies By: Sam Barlow / Annapurna Interactive Last week, I wrote up a very vague preview of Sam Barlow's Telling Lies, the spiritual successor to one of my favorite games ever, Her Story. I emphasized the length and scope of the game as, instead of one actress, we now get a full cast. The four main characters are played by Logan Marshall-Green, Angela Sarafyan, Alexandra Shipp and Kerry Bishé, and the…

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Sam Barlow’s Anticipated ‘Her Story’ Successor, ‘Telling Lies,’ Releases August 23rd (Preview Inside)

Telling Lies By: Sam Barlow / Annapurna Interactive Sam Barlow's Her Story is one of my favorite video games, perhaps the one that's stuck with me the most. I clearly remember back in 2015, getting it a few days ahead of release and thinking I would just play for a little bit and then get back to cleaning my apartment. But my home stayed dirty that day, because I couldn't put my…

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FMV Game ‘The Shapeshifting Detective’ Coming to iOS February 20th, Preview Inside

The Shapeshifting Detective By: Wales Interactive Ltd. Full Motion Video (FMV) games have been making quite the comeback over the last few years, with Her Story proving that the medium has a lot to offer. Contradiction provided a slightly cheesier experience, but one with also more active sleuthing. They both managed to make me hungry for more FMV games, but not all of them have been ported to iOS. Luckily, The Shapeshifting…

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“Her Story” Gets Its First iPhone & iPad Sale

Her Story By: Sam Barlow I was a little obsessed with Sam Barlow's FMV murder mystery Her Story when it first came out. It might be my game of the year, as no other game burrowed into my head that deep. It's such a unique and chilling experience. At five bucks, it was already a great deal, but for those who weren't ready to take the plunge at that price, there's really…

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MISSING: An Interactive Thriller: Walkthrough Guide

MISSING: An Interactive Thriller By: ZANDEL MEDIA This is a complete step-by-step walkthrough guide with hints, tips and tricks for the PC, iOS and Android game MISSING: An Interactive Thriller by ZANDEL MEDIA. Feel free to ask for help in the comments section. Walkthrough: Episode 1: 1. Once the opening cutscene ends, tap on the right shackle. Solve the puzzle by sliding the pieces around so the golden piece can slide through…

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“Her Story” Fans Are In For a Treat If the Game Sells 1 Million Copies

Her Story By: Sam Barlow **Note: If you haven't already finished playing "Her Story," turn back now. There are SPOILERS ahead!** I've recently been interviewing creator Sam Barlow and actress Viva Seifert about the full-motion video (FMV) murder mystery game Her Story. If you've played the game (and if you're reading this, I hope you did), you may have come across the video clips in which she sings an altered version of…

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