Telling Lies

Sam Barlow, Furious Bee Limited, Annapurna Interactive

Strong Man
OpenCritic Rating
79
Top Critic Average
72%
Critics Recommend
Based on 49 critic reviews
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Telling Lies

Rating Summary

Based on 49 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

79

Top Critic Average

72%

Critics Recommend

Based on 49 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:PCAug 23, 2019
PlayStation 4Apr 28, 2020
Xbox OneApr 28, 2020

Developers: Sam Barlow, Furious Bee Limited

Publisher: Annapurna Interactive

Genres: Simulation, Adventure

A Video Game About Private Conversations Telling Lies is the new video game from Sam Barlow, creator of Her Story and Silent Hill: Shattered Memories. An investigative thriller game with non-linear storytelling, Telling Lies revolves around a cache of secretly recorded video conversations. It stars Logan Marshall-Green, Alexandra Shipp, Kerry Bishé and Angela Sarafyan. HOW DOES IT WORK? Telling Lies sits you in front of an anonymous laptop loaded with a stolen NSA database full of footage. The footage covers two years in the intimate lives of four people whose stories are linked by a shocking incident. Explore the database by typing search terms, watch the clips where those words are spoken and piece together your story. Unlike anything you've played before, Telling Lies is an intimate and intense experience. A game where you decide the truth.

Telling Lies Critic Reviews

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PC Gamer

Unknown Author
87 / 100
PC Gamer

An atmospheric, brilliantly written and acted detective thriller that tells a compelling story in a unique way.

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IGN

By Samuel Horti
9 / 10.0
IGN

Sharp writing, believable acting and a twisting plot make Telling Lies an essential detective game.

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Eurogamer

Recommended
Eurogamer

Telling Lies, by contrast, is but a second baby step into uncharted territory: a little wobbly, a little naive. But definitely courageous and exciting.

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GamesRadar+

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GamesRadar+

Telling Lies is a paragon for storytelling, for character arcs that surprise you and linger on long after the credits – and videos – have ended.

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