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Remember Me’s maniupulation of memories

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If there’s one game on the horizon that has me grasped firmly by the balls, it’s DONTNOD and Capcom’s incredibly intriguing Remember Me; a game I’ve had the pleasure of briefly playing. Announced at Gamescom last year, it’s not quite on everybody’s radar just yet – but as we get closer to release next month, I suspect that will change.

It’s genuinely intriguing stuff – as this developer diary attests. It’s biggest hook – aside from superlative, insanely deep combat and 3rd-person action-platforming – is the fact that you can remix people’s memories, effectively creating new realities. Set in a futuristic Paris, it follows former memory hunter Nilin trying to piece her own life back together.

Here’s Creative Director Jean-Maxime Moris explaining it in a little more detail. It’s really, really good stuff. It’s coming to consoles AND PC in June.

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Author:Geoffrey Tim

I'm old, grumpy and more than just a little cynical. One day, I found myself in possession of a NES, and a copy of Super Mario Bros 3. It was that game that made me realise that games were more than just toys to idly while away time - they were capable of being masterpieces. I'm here now, looking for more of those masterpieces.

  • Deon Steyn

    Very intriguing game. I bet certain gaming companies wishes they could manipulate our memories.

    • Unavengedavo

      Like CoD?

      • Deon Steyn

        …..

      • Trevor Davies

        No no that’s to unsubtle. You have to throw the line out & reel him in gently. Like this:

        Isn’t there a FPS that already does that? :D

        • Unavengedavo

          I was hoping to shock and confuse him. Like a deer in headlights. :P

    • CODDAMIT

      Maybe it’s for the best?

      • Deon Steyn

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      • Deon Steyn

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  • Sir Rants-a-Lot Llew

    I was going to comment and then I forgot what I read…..

  • Lourens Jordaan

    Why didn’t you do a Barbara Streisand header?…….

    Memories, light the corners of my mind
    Misty watercolor memories of the way we were…..

  • http://www.facebook.com/matthew.holliday.39 Matthew Holliday

    its like science bioshock in the future, and science
    who am I and what am I doing here?

  • Anon A Mouse

    But will it cure my hatred of CoD? Or perhaps help my OCD? What about my ADHD?

  • Trevor Davies

    Another game to add to the buy-after-release-&-all-dlc-has-been-released list.

  • Purple_Dragon

    I’m not quite sold on this memory thing. It just seems like it could be time consuming and complicated messing with people’s memories in the game?

    • http://www.twitter.com/WobblyOnion Exalted Overlord Geoffrey Tim

      The one memory mixing segment I played really only took a few minutes – and there are just four of them in the game. It’s a big part of the game, without actually being a big part of the game.

  • http://twitter.com/Moonstormer Zoe

    so so SO into this game. gonna have to play it – looks awesome!

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