Developer Sam Barlow Teases Her Story Sequel; “No Relation Story-Wise” to Original

Developer Sam Barlow Teases Her Story Sequel; “No Relation Story-Wise” to Original

Originally released last year, the independently-made Her Story quickly drew great critical praise and admiration for its unique presentation and an unorthodox approach to storytelling in games, with developer Sam Barlow hinting at a follow-up title.

Her Story creator Sam Barlow teased through Twitter of a sequel to Her Story, for now tentatively titled “Her Story 2,” with a one-page outline of the game posted (though blurred out for everything except the title).

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With the game selling over 100,000 copies since its release last year and its great critical praise, the existence of a sequel title isn’t that surprising, and while details around a sequel to Her Story are obviously vague at the moment, Barlow provided a few more insights in his approach to a sequel when responding to fan questions.

Specifically, Barlow mentioned that the follow-up title would have “no relation story-wise to Her Story,” indicating that the new title would probably feature a new story, set of characters, etc. Barlow also explained that live-action performances would most likely feature again, mentioning “it’d be rude not to” utilize the game’s distinctive FMV videos again.

Her Story is available now on PC, Mac, and iOS.

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