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Her Story is an FMV adventure game starring Viva Seifert in a leading (and only) role. The game's story starts with her character reporting a disappearance of her husband, one Simon Smith. The player's job is to solve the case of the husband's disappearance by finding enough video clips of each of her seven police interviews. Needless to say, all is not what it seems at first glance.

The gameplay consists of a player looking at these video clips and discovering hidden words or phrases in them. Those words or phrases can then be typed into an in-game search engine, and doing so will uncover up to five video clips containing that word or phrase in them. This kind of gameplay makes for a decidedly nonlinear experience, with the player being able to discover every single one of video clips from the get-go, depending on the keywords chosen.

Screenshots

Her Story Macintosh Showing detective a photo
Her Story Windows The suspect woman appears very different in each of the separate interviews, and the more you watch them, the more you'll understand why
Her Story Macintosh At best we can only see a reflection of the player in the monitor
Her Story Windows Searching the database for interview clips

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User Reviews

An interesting use of the medium, but a conclusion? I leave that to you, as does the game. Windows Cavalary (10489)

Critic Reviews

CGMagazine / Comics and Gaming Magazine Windows Jun 26, 2015 9 out of 10 90
PC Gamer Windows Jun 22, 2015 90 out of 100 90
Hardcore Gamer Magazine Windows Jul 02, 2015 4.5 out of 5 90
GameSpot Windows Jun 24, 2015 8 out of 10 80
Jeuxvideo.com iPad Jun 29, 2015 16 out of 20 80
PC Games (Germany) Windows Jun 27, 2015 80 out of 100 80
Giant Bomb Windows Jun 30, 2015 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Jeuxvideo.com Macintosh Jun 29, 2015 16 out of 20 80
Slant Windows Jun 25, 2015 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Diehard GameFan Windows Jul 03, 2015 Unscored Unscored

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