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Emily Is Away Too

1 week ago

Feature: Novel visualisations

The 10 best visual novels on PC

On a rainy night, some people enjoy getting comfy, grabbing their beverage of choice, and curling up with a good book. Some others like doing the same exact thing, but with a game. I say, “why not both?” Visual novels are the perfect genre of game to curl up with. Here’s our collection for the ten best visual novels.

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9 months ago

Emily Is Away <3 is dragging the chat-adventure series into 2008

Kyle Seeley's Emily Is Away series feel like interactive time capsules. An all-too-vivid recollection of what social media felt like, and how it affected the lives of people back in the day. In the upcoming third instalment Emily Is Away <3, Players have to say goodbye to AOL Instant Messenger and begin their descent into the only slightly invasive (at the time) vortex that is…

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3 years ago

Instant message ’em up Emily Is Away Too is out now

Oh God. Emily Is Away Too [official site], a game about instant messaging, is giving me horrible flashbacks to when I used MSN Messenger in school and used random 50 Cent lyrics as my screen names on rotation. I even put the little music note icons at either end like quote marks. I was so cool. *Shivers*. Anyway, the game is a throwback to your teen…

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Emily Is Away Too Is Another Jab At That ’00s AOL Kid in You

Emily Is Away was a huge callback for me. It instantly took me back to the days where I would languish on AOL Instant Messenger and wait for my role-playing buddies to sign on so I could pretend I was talking to Dragon Ball Z's Vegeta. So, despite my issues with the wishy-washy dialogue in some instances, I'm glad to see its getting a sequel…

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