Her Story follow-up Telling Lies is an NSA surveillance nightmare

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Telling Lies is the following game from Sam Barlow, the creator of Her Story. We’ve recognized that specific set of details for years, however now we’ve acquired a trailer and gameplay particulars with the primary hints at what to anticipate. At its most simple stage, it’s rather a lot like that earlier game, because you’ll nonetheless be looking out by means of key phrases in video recordings to piece collectively a thriller.

This time, as an alternative of shopping police recordsdata, you’re on a laptop computer loaded with stolen NSA footage. That means the premise is getting even creepier as you dive into folks’s non-public lives, and that there’s an expanded set of places for the movies your looking out to happen in. There’s no obvious narrative connection to Her Story, but it surely’s billed as a non secular successor.

There’s additionally a much bigger forged of characters this time, portrayed by Logan Marshall-Green, Alexandra Shipp, Kerry Bishé, and Angela Sarafyan. As Barlow tells Polygon, the game’s acquired a a lot greater scope this time round, estimated at round 4 to 5 instances bigger than Her Story, which might be solved in a handful of hours.

You can try the trailer beneath.

Oh, and sure, Barlow has already heard the references to Johny Johny Yes Papa. Many instances. We can cease now.

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Telling Lies is ready to launch someday later this yr. That’ll offer you loads of time to find out whether or not or not you’re happy along with your interpretation of the thriller.