Embark on an emotional first-person narrative adventure where you control the story—and affect its outcomes—with your real-life blinks. With this innovative technique you will fully immerse yourself in a world of memories, both joyous and heartbreaking, as your whole life flashes before your eyes.
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Overwhelmingly Positive (710) - 98% of the 710 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive. (98% of 710) Recent
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Overwhelmingly Positive (3,610) - 98% of the 3,610 user reviews for this game are positive. (98% of 3,610) All Time
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Apr 8, 2021
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“BYE's unique mechanic matches its narrative so perfectly, that you won’t want to play it any other way.”
8/10 – GameSpot

“One of the most original and inspiring games in years.”
The Gamer

“A memorable journey worth going out of your way to play.”
8.5/10 – GameInformer

About This Game

Before Your Eyes is a first person narrative adventure which tells the story of a soul’s journey into the afterlife using a new and innovative form of interaction—your real-life blinks.

The story begins after your death, aboard the ship of a mythical Ferryman tasked with shepherding souls to the afterlife. In order to help you pass on, he must first learn the story of your life. And so, he sends you back to relive your most important moments.



The game uses your webcam to immerse you in this story in a way you've never experienced before. You will learn to control the flow of the narrative with your actual eyes–blinking through precious memories of family, first love, and the rise of an artistic career. But soon the Ferryman will suspect you aren't showing him everything he needs to see. So he will force you deeper into the dark recesses of your most repressed memories, ultimately revealing a heartbreaking truth.

By combining its innovative blink interaction mechanic with a charming world and a fully voice-acted story, Before Your Eyes is a deeply emotional and relatable journey—one about the impossible expectations we place on ourselves and the regrets we carry with us.

An earlier version of the game, titled Close Your, received the Game Developers Choice award at Indiecade and the Student Award at the Independent Game Awards (IGF), before receiving funding through a successful Kickstarter campaign.


CW: Before Your Eyes deals with themes of death, illness and grief

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 7 64-bit and above
    • Processor: AMD Athlon X4 880K 4Ghz or Intel Pentium G4500 3.5Ghz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 520 or AMD Radeon Vega Integrated Graphics
    • Storage: 5 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
    • Processor: AMD Ryzen 1500X 3.5Ghz or equivalent
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: AMD RX 480, NVIDIA GTX 970, 4 GB of Video Memory and above
    • Storage: 5 GB available space

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