Let’s talk The Stanley Parable

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-The Stanley Parable is a first person exploration game. You will play as Stanley, and you will not play as Stanley. You will follow a story, you will not follow a story. You will have a choice, you will have no choice. The game will end, the game will never end.

Hey Guys Nemo here with a game review about The Stanley Parable. The game was originally released as a Half Life 2 mod in 2011, however The Stanley Parable was remade and released on Steam late last year via Steam Greenlight. The original modder, Davey Wreden teamed up with William Pugh to build on the initial concept, update the graphics, expand the story and develop what I think is a pretty stunning gaming experience that I have tried in a very long time. The game is quite simple, which revolves around simple choices and why we make them.  In a lot of ways it could be an art school graduate’s final piece: it’s very meta, making comments on game design, storytelling and the nature of choice as you play out every imaginable possibility in the game. It takes you places, in the game and in your head, and it makes you actually think about your choices. You care because the game remembers your selections. The more you try to figure out how it works, the more the game rewards you, and the more it tries to get in your way. It’s fun, it’s different and I definitely recommend you to give it a try.

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