One of 2015's most surprisingly, and wonderful hits, is getting a sequel, or at least a spiritual successor.
Developer Sam Barlow has tweeted a teaser script page for Her Story 2. Barlow also confirmed that the title will have no narrative ties to the first game, offering a standalone mystery to explore.
Her Story 2 is also just a working title, incidentally. His Story? Her Other Story? Their Story? Bedtime Story? Neverending Story?
Her Story was released on PC and iOS in June. Most thought the FMV genre (full motion video) a thing of the past, but the release catapulted it right back into the modern era with a unique game mechanic truly unlike anything we've seen before. It went on to sell 100k copies in its first month.
I was somewhat reserved about the Steam audience early on,” Barlow told MCV. There is a vocal minority on that platform that can be outspoken and try and run any 'not games' out of town. But, since launch, the reception has been fantastic; the game has over 90 per cent positive reviews and at one point it was in the top couple of chart positions.”
Barlow later added that while there is a definitive version of the game's story, he is likely to allow the ambiguity created by conflicting fan theories to remain.
HS2 has a 1-pager. Neat. pic.twitter.com/SsVjfETEmf— Sam Barlow (@mrsambarlow) January 25, 2016
@AppUnwrapper Yeah, no relation story-wise to Her Story— Sam Barlow (@mrsambarlow) January 25, 2016
@Steam_Spy working title— Sam Barlow (@mrsambarlow) January 25, 2016