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Dear Esther Developer Comments on Game Refunds

Dear Esther Developer Comments on Game Refunds

Since implementation, the concept of refunds for digital goods on steam and other platforms have been shrouded in controversy. With Xbox joining in with refunds, The Chinese Room have weighed into...
Dear Esther: Landmark Edition Set For September Release

Dear Esther: Landmark Edition Set For September Release

English game developers, The Chinese Room, have announced that the next generation port of their first game, Dear Esther.Dear Esther: Landmark Edition will launch worldwide on Playstation 4 and Xbox One...
Witcher Dev, CD Projekt RED, Accused Of Making Sexist Games 1

Witcher Dev, CD Projekt RED, Accused Of Making Sexist Games

The Chinese Room, developers of Everybody's Gone to the Rapture, have accused CD Projekt RED's new title, Cyberpunk 2077, and the Witcher games of being sexist.The Chinese Room posted the accusation...
Everybody's Gone to the Rapture May be Getting a Steam Release - 2016-01-08 09:33:40

Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture May be Getting a Steam Release

Everybody's Gone to the Rapture was a game that landed on many people's best of the year lists for last year. Developed by The Chinese Room, known for Dear Esther and...
Jessica Curry Steps Away From The Chinese Room - 2015-10-11 08:22:24

Jessica Curry Steps Away From The Chinese Room

There is some very sad news out of The Chinese Room this week. Jessica Curry, co-director and composer at the studio is stepping away due to illness. In a touching letter penned October 9th,...
Taking Your Time in Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture - 2015-09-14 11:30:05

Taking Your Time in Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture

Reviews for The Chinese Room’s Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture have mostly been favourable when it comes to the game’s narrative and audiovisual design. But, a common complaint runs through many...
Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture (PS4) Review 7

Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture (PS4) Review

Boiled down to its essence, Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture is a game about taking a walk through the countryside. What makes The Chinese Room’s latest title special, though, is how...
The Joys of Wandering in Games - 2015-07-13 13:15:47

The Joys of Wandering in Games

I recently reviewed Kholat, a horror/adventure game that wasn’t particularly successful at telling its story or scaring the player. And yet, despite leaving my time with it unenthused, it’s a hard...
Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture Launching on August 11 6

Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture Launching on August 11

The Chinese Room are known for unique and interesting experiences. From the engaging storytelling in Dear Esther to the dark and twisted world of Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs they never fail...
Everybody’s Gone To The Rapture Releasing This Summer

Everybody’s Gone To The Rapture Releasing This Summer

The Chinese Room’s enigmatic first person adventure game has been teasing adventure game fans for years now, since its cryptic 2012 reveal. Now it looks like we’re finally going to get...
What is Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs Saying to Players? - 2014-10-30 11:39:25

What is Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs Saying to Players?

I love October. I love the weather, the colours on the trees, and, most of all, Hallowe'en. To celebrate this most spooky of holidays I'll be discussing topics related to horror...