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Orwell: Ignorance is Strength Steam

Orwell: Ignorance is Strength Steam

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Inspired by the rise of fake news, social media echo chambers,
and the displacement of truth, Orwell: Ignorance is Strength is the
second–darker–season of the award-winning surveillance thriller,
Orwell. With the power to both uncover and play with “the truth”,
you must decide for yourself how far you will go in the service of
your country and whether the truth is sacred or ignorance is

Inducted into “The Office”–a top-secret department of the
government’s Orwell security program–you’ll take on the role of an
investigative agent during a time when civil unrest threatens to
become a major political crisis between the Nation and neighboring
country Parges.

Reporting directly to Orwell adviser, Ampleford, you‘re tasked with
uncovering the truth behind the escalating political tension, and
delving deep into the lives of Raban Vhart, editor of The People’s
Voice and self-proclaimed guardian of truth, his wife, Karen, and
his brother, Illya, to uncover their potential involvement.

To assist you in your task, you will be given new tools and
mechanics that provide opportunities to control and impact the
narrative. A new “time of day” system puts you in time-sensitive
situations, making who you chose to investigate and when, more
important than ever. You can also research more widely and dig
deeper into citizen’s lives, gathering additional information to
influence the way events are reported and perceived by the


Investigate the agitators – Enter the world of
Orwell and join a top-secret department of agents known as “The
Office” during a time of civil unrest and political tension.
Profile persons of interest by exploring web pages, social media
and private communications. Make connections. Find the information
you need to know.

Uncover the truth – Separate the stories from the
facts, the propagated myths and fake news from what’s really
happening. Identify the hidden agendas of all those involved and
expose them.

Manipulate the information – Use Orwell’s upgraded
toolset and the information you have uncovered to create your own
version of the truth. Then use that to gain influence and control
over the situation.

End the threat – Expose the truth. Destroy the
lives and influence of those who seek to bring harm to the
government and diplomatic relations with neighboring countries. Put
an end to the civil unrest threatening to destroy the Nation.

Releasing over three episodes – The game will
release on PC, Mac and Linux across three bi-weekly episodes, with
episode one available February 22. Be part of the investigation as
it unfolds.

Praise for Orwell:

“Grabs the problem of how we balance our own liberty and our
safety and turns it into a thrilling adventure.” –

“In an age where so much personal information is willingly released
by so many, Orwell brilliantly explores the implications of this
data being misinterpreted.” – GameSpot

“A harrowing look into a reality where Big Brother is always
watching” – Rock Paper Shotgun

System requirements


  • OS: Windows XP SP2+
  • Processor: 2.0 GHz
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GPU: DirectX 9 compatible
  • DirectX: Version 9.0
  • Storage: 3 GB available space

  • OS: Mac OS X 10.10.5 or above
  • Processor: 2.0 GHz
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GPU: OpenGL 3.2+
  • Storage: 3 GB available space

  • OS: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS or above
  • Processor: 2.0 GHz
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GPU: OpenGL 3.2+
  • Storage: 3 GB available space

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