This story-driven adventure follows a mystery of death and despair from reality into the surreal realms of objective memories and subjective experiences. Search the mind, solve puzzles, and unravel the dark truth in this psychological thriller.
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Very Positive (104) - 87% of the 104 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Oct 15, 2020
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Reviews

“All in all, I can’t recommend The Signifier enough.”
8 – The Digital Fix

“A game where the answers you find on your own will be more worthwhile than what is directly presented to you.”
8 – PC Invasion

“From the footsteps of the real world to the overwhelming reality of the subjective mind, The Signifier brings you into a world of intrigue and mystery.”
8 – The GWW

Director's Cut Update - OUT NOW!

FREE MAJOR UPDATE - OUT NOW!

This major update brings together every last piece of work that went into making the Signifier and then some. More to see and hear, new endings, a cinematic mode with puzzle solutions, performance optimizations, and countless little touchups throughout to make this the ultimate expression of the game. And it's all here, in a free update!

About This Game

The Signifier is a first-person tech-noir mystery adventure that blends investigation, experimental psychology, and artificial intelligence.



Explore the real and surreal worlds, become immersed in fringe psychology, solve puzzles, and find the truth as Frederick Russell, an expert in AI and psychology, and the main researcher behind an experimental deep brain scanner called the Dreamwalker. Its controversial technology allows the exploration of the recorded senses and unconscious realms of the mind. He finds himself thrust into a spiral of intrigue when asked to use his creation after the vice president of the world’s biggest tech company turns up dead in her apartment.

Now including the Director's Cut update!
Refinements and enhancements across the board make this the ultimate expression of the Signifier. The free Director's Cut update features new memories, new dialogue, additional endings and improved performance throughout.

What's New:
  • Expanded narrative content featuring new memories, dialogue and voice-over, three additional story endings, and a new epilogue giving greater insight to key characters and choices.
  • Improved performance and experience, including better load times and frame rate, revamped animations and UI, and further optimizations for lower-end PCs.
  • Bonus gameplay features, including a new difficulty setting for those purely interested in experiencing the game’s story, plus new menu tips, clues, and remappable controls.

Free upgrade for anyone who owns The Signifier.

Core Features:
  • Three coexisting dimensions to explore: reality, and the objective memories and subjective dreams in the mindscape
  • Move between realms to solve puzzles, unlock new dialog branches, and unravel the mystery
  • Learn psychological concepts to use powers and tools for navigating the strange and unpredictable unconsciousness
  • Every challenge is part of the mystery that creates unique moments with no filler
  • A multi-layer narrative that spirals into a complex web of real-world intrigue as surreal suspense
  • Get immersed in thought provoking tension, free from jump scares
  • Question the implications of AI, intrusion to the consciousness, privacy, and whether we see the world as it is or a subjective creation of our minds

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

This game contains the following mature audience content: Nudity, Sexual Content, Violence, References to Sexual Violence, Strong Language, Blood, Fear/Scary Content

System Requirements

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macOS
    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Core i3 (3.4 GHz) / AMD A8-7600 (3.1 GHz)
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 660 / AMD R9 270
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 20 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-7600K / AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 / AMD Radeon RX 580 AMD
    • Storage: 20 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: OSX 10.12.6 or later
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 3.3 GHz (4 Cores)
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GT 680 / AMD R9 M290
    • Storage: 20 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: No support currently available for M1 processors
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • Additional Notes: No support currently available for M1 processors

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