Posts Tagged ‘Emily Is Away Too’

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

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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 drama days and a spiritual successor to Emily Is Away, which captured the passive aggressiveness and subtlety of IM language superbly. Read the rest of this entry »

Emily Is Away Too logging on May 26th

The notsequel to neat-o instant messenger drama Emily Is Away will pop up on May 26th, developer Kyle Seeley has announced. Emily Is Away Too [official site] will tell a new interactive story through notAOL Instant Messenger windows, and this time through notYouTube and notFacebook too. Here, have a peek in this trailer: Read the rest of this entry »

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 in the form of Emily Is Away Too [official site]. Read the rest of this entry »