Gone Home Boxed Special Edition Out July 3

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BAFTA’s Debut Game of 2014, the critically acclaimed story exploration game, Gone Home is available from July 3rd in stores in the UK, Ireland, Benelux, Nordic, Italy, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and the Czech Republic and globally online from the Merge Games website. The special boxed edition, published by Merge Games, includes a DRM free version of the game, Steam key, sticker, poster and art book.

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Gone Home is an interactive exploration simulator. Interrogate every detail of a seemingly normal house to discover the story of the people who live there. Open any drawer and door. Pick up objects and examine them to discover clues. Uncover the events of one family’s lives by investigating what they’ve left behind. 

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The story begins on June 7th, 1995. 1:15 AM. You arrive home after a year abroad. You expect your family to greet you, but the house is empty. Something’s not right. Where is everyone? And what’s happened here? Unravel the mystery for yourself in Gone Home.

KEY FEATURES

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A Personal Story: created by veterans of the BioShock series and the writer behind Minerva’s Den,Gone Home offers the rich, nuanced details of one family’s struggles to deal with uncertainty, heartache, and change.

 

An Immersive Place: return to the 1990s by visiting a home where every detail has been carefully recreated, and the sounds of a rainstorm outside wrap you in the experience.

 

No Combat, No Puzzles: Gone Home is a nonviolent and puzzle-free experience, inviting you to play at your own pace without getting attacked, stuck, or frustrated. This house wants you to explore it.

 

Fully Interactive Investigation: discover what’s happened to the Greenbriars by examining a house full of the family’s personal possessions, and the notes and letters they’ve left behind. Use your powers of observation to piece together a story that unfolds as you explore.

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TrailerView the trailer here.
GenreStory Exploration Game
Release dateThursday 3rd July 2014
PublisherMerge Games, view our trailer here.
DeveloperThe Fullbright Company
FormatPC, Mac and Linux
AvailableRetail stores in the UK, Ireland, Benelux, Nordic, Italy, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and the Czech Republic or globally via the Merge Games website.
Price£19.95 / €24.95 / $29.95 AUD
PC System Requirements Minimum: WindowsXP SP2 or higher 1.80GHz Processor
2GB Memory
Video card with 512MB of VRAM
Note: Intel HD Graphic 4000 not currently supported on Windows 8
2GB HDD space
Mac System Requirements Minimum: OS X v10.7 Lion or higher
1.80GHz Processor
2GB Memory
Video card with 512MB of VRAM
2GB HDD space
Linux System Requirements Minimum:
Glibc 2.11 or newer
1.80GHz Processor
2GB Memory
Video card with 512MB of VRAM
2GB HDD space

Jim Smale

Gaming since the Atari 2600, I enjoy the weirdness in games counting Densha De Go and RC De Go as my favourite titles of all time. I prefer gaming of old where buying games from a shop was a thing, Being social in person was a thing. Join me as I attempt to adapt to this new digital age!

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