Posts Tagged ‘Replica’

Cell Phone Horror Mystery: Sara Is Missing

Sara is Missing [official site] has you combing through a cell phone you’ve found in an attempt to locate its missing owner, the titular Sara. If it sounds familiar, that’s because it definitely is. Developers Monsoon Lab say they’re inspired by Replica, where you have to find and highlight pertinent information in order to progress, and I’m reminded of the Mr. Robot companion mobile game too (which was excellent, by the way). However, unlike Replica’s dystopian themes, Sara is Missing is firmly a horror story. It’s out now and not expensive, so have a look. Read the rest of this entry »

Wot I Think: Orwellian Phone Hacking Game Replica

From South Korea – that nearest of neighbours to the world’s most notoriously oppressive regime – comes Replica [official site], a short game about paranoia, censorship, cruelty and the smartphone generation. It would not be inaccurately described as a riff on Papers, Please based around modern technology, given that it concerns labelling someone a traitor to the state by uncovering ‘evidence’ from their smartphone.

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