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Hit indie FMV game 'Her Story' gets a spiritual sequel

From Engadget - July 15, 2017

Did you enjoy Her Story, the indie title that revived the use of full-motion video in games?You are not alone: Sam Barlow's game sold over 100,000 copies, a lot for a small-budget release, and won its share of acclaim, including multiple awards.And apparently, that's enough to help fuel a sequel.Barlow and Annapurna Interactive (the publishers of What Remains of Edith Finch) are producing Telling Lies, a "spiritual follow-up" to Her Story.While they are tight-lipped as to the narrative, the new game will rely on video to unfurl a plot "in the vein of a political thriller" with three or four key characters.Barlow likens it to a cross between Francis Ford Coppola's The Conversation and Steve McQueen's Shame -- it will look at the "intersection of government, society and individuals."

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