War games are a fixture of video games, a simple way to incite conflict and competition through the use of violence. This War of Mine is relatively unique in that rather than placing you in the role of a soldier of fortune, you are the civilians living with the death and destruction caused by the war around you.
This War of Mine Launched today and to mark the occasion has released a new trailer featuring Emir Cerimovic. As a child, Emir was faced with the ugly face of war, seeing mortar shellings and the brutality of neighbors-turned-looters. He is a survivor, and his narrative overlaps the gameplay footage showing the games survivors dealing with similar scenarios.
The dark thematics of the game cut deep, and looks like an experience worth checking out. You can now pick up This War of Mine on Steam for $19.99.