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Dear Esther, The Chinese Room’s divisive narrative-driven adventure game, is coming to iOS

News By Cameron Bald, 4 months ago
Dear Esther, The Chinese Room’s divisive narrative-driven adventure game, is coming to iOS

Dear Esther, The Chinese Room’s highly divisive narrative-driven adventure game, is heading to iOS later in the year. It’s arguably the game responsible for the popularisation of the ‘walking sim’ genre. After originally launching for PC all the way back in 2012, Dear Esther has gone on to sell over one million units. At launch, it was praised for its very deliberate pacing and refreshing lack of action. For sure, it didn’t win over everyone, but it’s hard to argue against the game’s importance as a foundation for the likes of Gone Home and What Remains of Edith Finch. Your time in Dear Esther is spent exploring an isolated, abandoned Hebridean i…