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Dear Esther: Landmark Edition | First Time Playthrough and Impressions | PS4

Dear Esther: Landmark Edition is an odd game. I had never played it originally on PC so I went in on this game with a fresh pair of eyes and zero expectations. 500 more words

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Dear Esther: Landmark Edition Now Available on PS4 With New Commentary from Original Team

The Chinese Room’s breathtaking narrative adventure Dear Esther lands on consoles for the first time today, in the form of a stunning Landmark Edition.

Dear Esther is a narrative adventure that takes place on an uninhabited Hebridean island, upon which a lone man must piece together the chain of events which lead to his wife’s death. 175 more words

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Why Words Matter

I attended a compelling seminar at the Arnolfini this Wednesday exploring the importance of words.

We seem to be living in an age where people can converse more and more through imagery – emoticons, gifs and memes provide a whole new dialect of irony and implication. 850 more words


Awk-ward! When you pick up what you thought was a mystery novel and instead find yourself reading (baddish) 1940s' erotica: The Chinese Room by Vivian Connell

The Chinese Room by Vivian Connell ~ 1942. This edition: Citadel Press, 1942. Hardcover. 344 pages.

My rating: 3.5/10

And all this time I thought it was merely a garden variety murder mystery! 1,756 more words


Dear Esther console release date announced

Dear Esther, the narrative-driven exploration title from The Chinese Room, is set to release on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on September 20th. It will be priced at $9.99. 205 more words


Dear Esther Reborn on Console

If you missed the narrative driven experience that is Dear Esther, then its upcoming release on console should be one to keep an eye on, especially given the extra content that’s set to come along with it. 198 more words


Two Minute Game Crit - Virtue's Last Reward and The Chinese Room

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