Finally, the review I’ve been promising you all week! It won’t be brilliantly written, but hey, hopefully I can give you a bit more information on the game!

Gone Home is a new game by the Fullbright Company, an indie team of game developers. It eschews violence for story, and indeed many of the usual trappings one might expect from modern games, in favour of telling a story. Actually, what the game does is tell multiple stories, centered around one main story.

Gameplay-wise, it’s very simple. You return from a year abroad, to find your parents’ new home empty. It’s up to you to explore this 19th-century mansion and unravel the reason as to why nobody is there to greet you; and what the deal is with the frantic phone message you’ve just picked up on the answering machine. read more