Note: This article includes minor spoilers for Episode One: The Clocks Were Striking 13 and Episode Two: A Place Where There is No Darkness.
Two detonated bombs have already torn The Nation’s façade of security to shreds, ending the lives of many innocent people. A third bomb is imminent, but conflicting evidence gained by morally-grey methods casts doubt over its location. Following one set of evidence will save lives. Choosing another set of evidence will tear The Nation asunder. The investigator entrusted with making this decision is you.
Welcome to Orwell, a game about online surveillance and the implications that come with a government-owned omniscient technology.
The stalk ‘em up PC title – spawned from a partnership with Melbourne-based indie publishers Surprise Attack Games and German development studio Osmotic Studios – enlists the player as an investigator for the security program known as Orwell, tasked with defending the fictional country The Nation.