Dutch indie developer Sassybot has announced that its narrative video game Fragments of Him is available now on PC (Steam) for £14.99 with a 10% discount for the launch week.
Fragments of Him is a drama dealing with real emotions that all of us will have to face someday. It is a journey about losing a loved one, filled with both tears and happiness, and ultimately has a heart-warming message: cherish those you love and the time you have with them.
“In Fragments of Him we explore how people cope with loss and find hope for the future. We have created an emotionally realistic journey for the characters and players, using simple interactions to pull people into the story in a way that would not be possible in film or theatre,” said Elwin Verploegen, co-founder of Sassybot. “It has been amazing to see the reaction of gamers whenever we showed Fragments of Him, many of whom were deeply moved by only a short piece of the game, and so we are very excited to finally let all players experience our full story about love and hope with the launch on PC today.”
Watch the Fragments of Him launch trailer below:
Fragments of Him is a story-driven experience, created by Sassybot in collaboration with narrative designer Mata Haggis, and with a play-time of approximately 2.5 hours. Players travel alongside four characters, learning about their lives through their regrets and treasured moments. We see the final morning of Will and gain insight into his last thoughts before an accident cuts his life short, and also join his loved ones Mary (his grandmother), Sarah (his ex), and Harry (his partner) as they come to terms with their loss. The player moves through the world in the first-person, but directs the story from outside of the protagonists, creating a unique ‘second-person’ feel to the experience.
Fragments of Him will also be coming soon to Xbox One, with the PlayStation 4 version coming later this year.
Visit the official Fragments of Him website for more information.
View some screenshots from Fragments of Him in the gallery below: