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Walk Into the Light: Everybody's Gone to the Rapture

Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture is not an easy pill to swallow. There are thematic and mechanical layers begging you to abandon the game or to just not start playing at all. 844 more words


Everybody's Gone to the Rapture

Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture is one of the more “out there” and unique gaming experiences I’ve had yet. It takes place in a small English village known as Shropshire which you wander around as an unknown being, exploring the aftermath of the apocalypse. 793 more words

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Review - Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture

Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture, developed by The Chinese Room and published by Santa Monica Studio, is a slow, but emotionally powerful game. This is a game that presents a uniquely riveting story, but the traversal of said story is frustrating and problematic. 679 more words

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REVIEW: Everybody's Gone to the Rapture (PS4)

A ‘short but sweet’ experience

I found playing Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture similar to Journey. Not quite hitting the same emotional highs but you definitely get a sense of being truly alone. 162 more words


'Everybody's Gone to the Rapture' Review

Platform PlayStation 4 Genre Adventure

 Publisher Sony Computer Entertainment Developer The Chinese Room

There is no doubt in my mind that Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture… 1,082 more words

PlayStation 4

Everybody's Gone to the Rapture

One of my first thoughts after about half an hour into this game was “I paid $15 for THIS?”.  I then fell asleep because I was bored by the whole experience.  720 more words



I often feel as though The Chinese Rooms games are the interactive equivalent of Marmite – or Vegimite for those below the equator. Barring Amnesia – A Machine for Pigs none of TCR’s games are particularly engaging – at least not in the traditional sense. 732 more words