Given that Before I Forget received a nomination from BAFTA in the Game Beyond Entertainment category, you know there’s going to be something rather unique about it. So prepare to delve into a first-person narrative experience which allows you to explore the harsh reality of dementia. Will you be partaking in what could be a memorable offering that’s now available on Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch?
Before I Forget invites you to see the world through the eyes of Sunita, a woman who unfortunately has early onset Alzheimer’s and is alone in her house. It’s a short, but impactful, exploration game about dementia – a subject matter also found in the recently released Heal – that’s been developed by 3-Fold Games with support from the medical professionals Gaming the Mind. You’ll be able to interact with objects such as postcards, notes and photographs. This enables you to uncover the mystery of Sunita’s past, navigate her unravelling world, and piece together what remains of a life well lived.
- Short & Bittersweet. A lovingly-crafted narrative experience, designed to be played in one sitting & with an average playtime of 1 hour.
- Beyond Entertainment. Explore the impact of dementia in a powerful BAFTA-nominated first person experience, built in collaboration with medical experts.
- Story-Rich. Sunita’s house is a treasure trove of faded memories, taking players on a profound emotional journey through a unique human life.
- Vocal Talent. A vivid cast of voice actors brings Sunita and her memories to life, including Anjali Kunapaneni and Bushra Laskar.
- Original Soundtrack. Emotive piano melodies guide you through Sunita’s internal and external worlds, with an all-original score from composer Dave Tucker.
If you wish to discover Sunita’s bittersweet story that’s filled with love, loss, and tattered memories, Before I Forget can be yours for just £6.69. It’s up to you whether you grab it from the Xbox Store or the Nintendo eShop. Another option is to await our full review, which will be ready to peruse in the near future!
A woman alone in a house. A mystery and a love story. Explore the present to uncover the past, in a short story of love and loss and a life well-lived. A narrative exploration that examines a world where memories are constantly fading and jumbled. A game about dementia and what happens when you can’t hold onto the things you’ve done or the people you’ve loved.