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Review: We Happy Few

I can hardly call England a "dystopia," but it sure feels different to the country I've spent my whole life in. Don't get me wrong, most politicians have been charlatans and people have always been ignorant. But, in the last few years, a se...

 
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We Happy Few VR side-story available free on PlayStation VR

Compulsion Games' dystopian adventure We Happy Few launches tomorrow on various platforms, but those wishing to jump into the cheery world of Wellington Wells today can do so, thanks to a free VR adventure exclusively on PlayStation VR.Uncl...

 
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We Happy Few will release in Australia after all

We Happy Few is a self-described "game of paranoia and survival, in a drugged-out, dystopian English city in 1964." Back in May, the Australian Classification Board took a look at the title and refused classification, meaning We Happy Few w...

 
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We Happy Few hits PC, PS4, and Xbox One this August

After wowing people with its reveal last year and losing some steam along the way, Compulsion Games is looking to rekindle interest in the tripped-out 1960s England survival adventure We Happy Few. The 1.0 release is set for August 10, 201...

 
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Starting next week, We Happy Few will cost $50.99

It's not uncommon for Steam Early Access games to raise their price once they're ready for full release. In the case of the tripped-up survival title We Happy Few, though, I had to do a double take. It's $29.99 right now, but come August 16...

 
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We Happy Few is being adapted into a feature film

We Happy Few is the title of an upcoming dystopian drug-addled video game, but it's also a phrase that could describe the audiences of video game movies. Films based on gaming properties have a well-deserved reputation for sucking, the...

 
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We Happy Few is slightly delayed, still looks amazing

Compulsion Games' We Happy Few was demoed live on the Xbox E3 stage today, and it still looks really great. It has this dark, dystopian, drug-addled vibe about it -- a place that world that seems like an uncomfortable joy to be immerse...

 
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We Happy Few is coming to Xbox One first, my fair lady

[email protected] head Chris Charla ended his segment of Microsoft's gamescom press conference by calling We Happy Few "one of the creepiest games in recent memory." Look at that trailer. He's not wrong. It's not exactly feel-good material. Xbo...

 
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Jim Sterling doing voice work for Compulsion's We Happy Few

ScrewAttack Gaming Convention is going on right now, and some news relevant to longtime Destructoid readers has come out of it. Our old pal Jim Sterling put on Jimquisition Live there, and he made a few announcements during the panel. For t...

 
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Let We Happy Few's Uncle Jack tuck you into bed tonight

It's getting late. Have you applied the minty paste to the exposed part of your skeleton? If so, let good old Uncle Jack read you a bedtime story. It will be fun! You won't have nightmares. Probably. One of the neat things about We Happy F...

 
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Compulsion's We Happy Few Kickstarter is live

We Happy Few grabbed us with its announcement trailer, but it wasn't until PAX East this year that I got to run through an early build. I had to literally run, because the crazed inhabitants of Wellington Wells kept chasing me with malicio...

 
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We Happy Few's bright exterior hides a dark secret

For a while, the general aesthetic in games was dark and grimy, with muted colors to convey dismal feelings. The more recent counterculture of color was welcomed, bringing happiness back to the medium. But a funny thing happens when colorfu...

 
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Smiles are scary in We Happy Few

The creepy masked woman teasing Compulsion's new game was a start. Now there's an announcement trailer -- one of the best in recent memory -- and a name: We Happy Few. "Set in a drug-fueled, retrofuturistic city in an alternative 1960s En...

 

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