Telling Lies: Walkthrough and Gameplay Videos

Telling Lies By: Sam Barlow / Annapurna Interactive Telling Lies is the latest nonlinear, searchable full-motion video game (FMV) by Her Story creator, Sam Barlow. It's a much bigger game, and therefore it takes more persistence to find all the clips. I wrote a review here, but also recorded my first playthrough with it. So I'm going to include all my gameplay videos here, as well as offer some helpful info to…

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‘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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‘Her Story’ Creator Sam Barlow’s ‘#WarGames’ Watches You Watching It

#WarGames By: Sam Barlow & Eko Full confession: I watched the original WarGames for the first time after finishing the new #WarGames series it inspired. The new Eko interactive series by Her Story's Sam Barlow uses some clips from the 1983 movie, as well as some other references to it, so I wanted to be in on the joke, so to speak. After watching it, I don't think it's necessary for the…

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My Week Unwrapped: March 13, 2018 – The Bonfire, Cotrio, Part Time UFO, .projekt, Kingdom, #WarGames and More

Hi everyone and welcome back to My Week Unwrapped, where I discuss the games I've been playing over the last seven days. This has been a weird week, because playing a new game made me go back and give an older game another chance, then quit it again in a fit of rage, then pick it up and play more. So if you're wondering why there aren't more games on this list,…

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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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“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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Interrogating “Her Story” Creator Sam Barlow and Actress Viva Seifert (Interview)

Her Story By: Sam Barlow As anyone who's been following me here or on Twitter for the last few weeks might have noticed, I've been a bit obsessed with the game "Her Story." I reached out to the creator, Sam Barlow, to conduct an interview, to which he generously agreed. We've been doing it one question at a time over email and I thought it might be interesting to let my audience…

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