'Her Story' Developer Teases Spiritual Sequel in Development


iPhone Gaming
iPhone Gaming
Dec 22, 2015
One of the more original games of 2015 was Sam Barlow's Her Story [$4.99], an FMV mystery game that was a glorified Google search simulator, sure. But through its simple mechanics, it forced you to piece together a mystery narrative in a non-linear way, ensuring that your experience was different from someone else who played the game. Not everyone 'got it', but those who did pretty much unanimously loved it. It was one of my favorite games of 2015. Now, it looks like Sam Barlow is working on a sequel to the game, of sorts. 'Her Story 2' is a working title to a new game that he posted a pixelated "1-pager" summary of to Twitter:

HS2 has a 1-pager. Neat. pic.twitter.com/SsVjfETEmf

— Sam Barlow (@mrsambarlow) January 25, 2016

Barlow also confirmed that the sequel is not a direct one to Her Story:

@AppUnwrapper Yeah, no relation story-wise to Her Story

— Sam Barlow (@mrsambarlow) January 25, 2016

Heck, it's entirely possible that this will be way different from Her Story and not be an FMV game at all. But the point is that the developer of an incredibly memorable game is working on a new game somewhat in the vein of that game, and you ought to be intrigued.

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