Immortality, the acclaimed investigative Hollywood horror from Her Story developer Sam Barlow, is now out there on iOS and Android by way of Netflix.
Immortality tells the story of Marissa Marcel, a (fictional) actress who filmed three films over the course of her profession – Ambrosio in 1968, Minsky in 1970, and Two of Every part in 1999 – none of which had been ever launched.
It is as much as gamers to search out out what occurred to Marcel, and, as in Barlow’s earlier video games, that includes slowly piecing collectively occasions by scouring via reams of FMV video. However whereas Her Story featured fake police interview footage and Telling Lies selected “hacked” webcam video as its medium of selection, Immortality asks gamers to dig via an archive of movie and behind-the-scenes footage, utilizing a machine resembling an old style Moviola enhancing gadget.
The top result’s a formidable piece of design, and – as Eurogamer’s Chris Tapsell put it in his Recommended review again in August – an “elaborate, ingenious enigma”.
As a way to play Immortality on iOS and Android, you may have to be a subscriber to Netflix. Barlow’s sport is the newest to be snapped up by the streaming service as a cell unique, following its rising attain into gaming over the past yr.
That ongoing grasp for a bit of the online game pie has seen it add the likes of Into the Breach, Spiritfarer, and Moonlighter to its library as cell unique. It is also been increasing its improvement capabilities, buying studios reminiscent of Oxenfree developer Night School Studio and Cozy Grove creator Spry Fox.