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Oddball interactive movie Press X to Not Die released

Fight a juggalo

Along with CD-Rs discarded in gutters and mod readme files, homemade movies offer some of my favourite weird looks into strangers' lives. So heck yeah I'm interested in Press X to Not Die [official site], a scrappy action-comedy interactive movie set in a town gone wild where you'll have to fight everyone from your girlfriend's flatmate to a juggalo. After a stretch in early access, Press X to Not Die launched in full on Friday. I had a few pals who made movies like this as suburban teenagers:

If, after watching that, you still don't know whether this is something you might enjoy or not, you can download a demo from Steam.

It's a first-person live-action interactive movie, see, with decisions to make and occasional quick-time events to mash out. It does have a range of difficulty settings, so if you do just want to ride along with the 'mates mucking about' action-comedy and explore its story branches you can turn that way down.

Developers All Seeing Eye Games first launched Press X into early access back in October 2015. Since then, they've updated it with higher-quality video, subtitles in several languages, a video gallery of unlockable deaths, an extra scene, bug fixes, and bloopers, as well as Mac and Linux versions.

Press X to Not Die is out on Steam for £1.39/€2.09/$2.09, which includes a launch discount. If you're really into it, 79p will buy you the prototype made using toys as DLC.

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Alice has been playing video games since SkiFree and writing about them since 2009, with nine years at RPS. She enjoys immersive sims, roguelikelikes, chunky revolvers, weird little spooky indies, mods, walking simulators, and finding joy in details. Alice lives, swims, and cycles in Scotland.

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