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Fragments of Him to Launch May 3rd on PC

Fragments of Him to Launch May 3rd on PC

Fragments of Him to Launch May 3rd on PC

Netherlands-based indie developer Sassybot offers a story-driven game about love, memories, loss and hope


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Word has it that Fragments of Him is quite a tear-jerker, but uplifting as well. It’s a story about overcoming the grief of suddenly losing a loved one as well as the value of opening our hearts to others.

After Will is killed in a tragic accident, the narrative recounts the final moments of his life and the effect his death has on those who loved him. The player moves through the world in first-person, but directs the story from outside the protagonists for a unique, “second-person” experience.

Elwin Verploegen, co-founder, Sassybot: “We have been on an amazing journey since we started development at a game jam more than three years ago, and it is wonderful that players will soon be able to experience our story. We are regularly overwhelmed by how our audience is moved by the game, and how they appreciate a title combining emotional honesty on a difficult topic with such an uplifting ending.”

The game, which lasts approximately 2.5 hours, will be released for PC May 3rd on Steam. It can also be pre-ordered from the Sassybot website. In the meantime, the original game jam prototype of the game can be played here.

An Xbox One version via the ID @ Xbox self-publishing program will be arriving shortly, and the game will be released on PS4 later this year. Fragments of Him is supported by funding of the Dutch Stimuleringsfonds and Gamefonds.

Karla Munger

Karla Munger

I've been with JA in one capacity or other since 2003. I'm currently website administrator. I'm also a digital artist (my avatar is one of my creations). I write reviews and articles, create graphics and basically help tend the site. It's work I enjoy very much. I love playing games of all kinds, but adventure and RPGs are my favorites (particularly scary/dark/unsettling ones). At the top of my list are The Cat Lady, The Longest Journey, Dreamfall, Still Life (first one only), Scratches and Culpa Innata. I'm a dyed-in-the-wool recluse and prefer the company of animals, hardware and ghosts to human beings (no offense). And no bio would be complete without my saying that I do NOT care for phones of ANY sort. Further, I think Dell computers are garbage and that Microsoft has become megalomaniacal. "I put my heart and soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process." - Vincent Van Gogh "I need solitude for my writing; not like a hermit - that wouldn't be enough - but like a dead man." - Franz Kafka "I've been to hell and back, my boy." - Susan Ashworth, The Cat Lady

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