Join Kelly and her band of misfits hackers as they take on the world in #WarGames, shaping the story as you play and leading the band from lowly pranksters to international hacker celebrities in this interactive reimagining of the 1983 movies of the same name.
Coming from Sam Barlow – the creator of the critically acclaimed Her Story – #WarGames is an interactive movie game that plays out via the webcams and smartphones of a band of hackers. But it is you who make the decisions on where to focus the story as it plays out, watching as Kelly develops throughout the experience. You choices will make the experience unique to you.
Playing out over a series of episodes #WarGames sees Kelly growing from a homebound hacker harassing a pop star to an international celebrity, to teaming up with journalists to uncover secrets the US government would rather keep hidden. Each playthrough will offer something different as you determine each step of the story.
#WarGames is available now on Xbox one, you can grab it here for £4.19. The game is also available on PC and is part of the Xbox Play Anywhere program.
#wargames is a new video experience from Sam Barlow: a reimagining of the 1983 Oscar-winning MGM film using pioneering interactive video technology. You shape the story as Kelly and her band of misfit hackers transform from pranksters to leaders of an international movement. As they take on the media, the military and the powers that be, where you focus as you watch will shape the story and the actions the characters take. Whether it be trolling international pop stars or breaking into high-security hotel rooms, the choice is in your hands. You shape the story: Each time you select a video feed to watch, #wargames tracks your choices and “learns.” From that learning, it adapts the story and characters to match your personalized interests. Your choices matter: Each choice you make builds to an ultimate decision: you must help decide where the main character’s true loyalties lie, and who must either be saved or left to fend for themselves. Uncover a totally new form of storytelling, with infinite pathways & possibilities: Depending on what you choose to watch, you can unlock entirely new pathways, dialogue, and experiences, each totally unique to the one before it.