Posts Tagged ‘Digital: A Love Story’

Wot I Think – Analogue: A Hate Story

By Alec Meer on February 29th, 2012.

Analogue: A Hate Story, the latest game from Digital: A Love Story and Don’t Take It Personally, Babe creator Christine Love, came out a few weeks back. I’ve finally been able to sit down and explore this dark, sad detective story set on a ghost ship from the 25th century. Here’s what I discovered.

CHOOSE:

I like the art style/don’t care either way/won’t let my dislike of it stand in the way of finding out more about an interesting videogame.

I will not play a game that has that art style.

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Lost Love – Analogue: A Hate Story

By Alec Meer on January 16th, 2012.

Yes, it uses a particular style of art.

Around a year after the fascinating, sinister but divisive saga of schooling, sex, duplicity and privacy infringement that was Don’t Take It Personally Babe, It Just Ain’t Your Story, Christine Love is to release a fully-fledged sequel to her breakthrough game Digital: A Love Story. It’s called Analogue: A Hate Story but despite the inverted title aesthetically it has more in common with Don’t Take It Personally. It’s a semi-non-linear visual novel concerning mystery, transhumanism, traditional marriage, loneliness, and cosplay. Both building on and diverging from the Chan-fuelled ideas that informed her earlier work, then, plus, from its description, there’s a vague air of System Shock to it…
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Take It Personally: Don’t Take it Personally

By Alec Meer on April 5th, 2011.

I didn't show the characters because people would judge and dismiss it immediately. Tactical, me.

I’m going to have a whole lot more to say about this later in the week, but it is only right to point your ocular organs its way while I finish playing it and arranging my thoughts. The wonderfully-titled ‘Don’t take it personally, babe, it just ain’t your story‘ is the next (free) game from Christine Love, who you may know from the best adventure game of 2010, Digital: A Love Story. I’ve only played an hour or so, but already it’s lodged expertly in my head and won’t get out.
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Wot I Think: Digital: A Love Story

By Kieron Gillen on March 17th, 2010.


Attention-getting top line: right now, I can’t think of a better love story in the western medium.
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