DescriptionStanley works for a company where his job is to push buttons as prompted from a monitor. One day, the orders stop coming through and Stanley notices that all his colleagues have disappeared. He proceeds to the meeting room for more information.
The Stanley Parable is an adventure game based upon a mod for Half-Life 2, wherein the player controls Stanley and must make choices based on paths presented to them by the environment or the narrator. Said narrator will describe Stanley's actions as they happen, sometimes before.
Part of the Following Groups
- 3D Engine: Source
- Commercial mods
- Gameplay feature: Multiple endings
- Games referenced in movies
- Genre: Environmental Narrative Games / Walking Simulators
- Physics Engine: Havok
- Steam Greenlight games
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|Destructoid||Oct 17, 2013||10 out of 10||100|
|Digital Spy||Oct 31, 2013||100|
|Games Arena||Oct 28, 2013||10 out of 10||100|
|The Guardian||Jan 26, 2014||100|
|Eurogamer.net (UK)||Oct 17, 2013||9 out of 10||90|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Oct 21, 2013||18 out of 20||90|
|Polygon||Oct 17, 2013||9 out of 10||90|
|Riot Pixels||Dec 03, 2013||80 out of 100||80|
|411mania.com||Oct 19, 2013||7 out of 10||70|
|GameStar (Germany)||Feb, 2014||Unscored||Unscored|
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ReferencesThe game is referenced in chapter 33, the seventh episode of the third season of the 2015 US Netflix series House of Cards. President Underwood, played by Kevin Spacey, is shown playing the game. He also refers directly to the gameplay, wondering why the game starts over. It is not the only game he plays that season. In the fifth episode he is shown playing Monument Valley and it is even turned into a plot point. Those two games are a distinct departure from the shooters he used to play for stress relief in earlier seasons.