Take the role of ARID, the artificial intelligence within a high-tech combat suit. The Fall is a unique combination of adventure-game puzzle solving and side-scroller action, all set within a dark and atmospheric story. Get ready for a disturbing journey as you explore the world of The Fall.
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Release Date:
May 30, 2014

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February 15

The Fall Part 2: Unbound has been released!

After a heck of a long wait, The Fall Part 2: Unbound is out! My team and I are thrilled to finally be releasing it, and I can't wait to see what you guys think.

The Fall Part 2's Steam page can be found here

The fall Part 2 retails for 16.99, and is over three times the length of the first game, with 4 playable, fully voiced characters and several environments.

The Fall Part 2 was released just two days ago, and already it's gotten some good press. We've gotten a few review scores in the 90s and 80s, which is absolutely fantastic. So, next time you're feeling fall-y, give the game a try, and if you feel it's warranted, don't forget to leave us a positive Steam review. Every one helps, really.

I will of course be hanging around the forums a lot more often these days, so don't be afraid to come by and say hello.
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December 7, 2017

V 2.5 is now live

The Fall Part 2 is basically wrapped and we're in the final stages of console submission. Additionally, we're part of a promotion that'll be announced in a week or so. This means it's a good time to update the build with a few tweaks I've been meaning to add.

First of all, we've revamped the default control scheme. the "Toggle Aim" setting is now on by default, and the controls are closer to what we've got in part 2 (although not exactly, as it's a different game). The decision to do this took a while because when I initially created The Fall, I wanted the controls to be more active, so that players had a tactile sense of exploring their environments. However mostly, players just had a hard time with the controls. As a result, they have now been replaced with a much more simple scheme. This of course can be disabled from the settings menu.

Second, we've got two small graphical upgrades. Arid's character model will now rotate to the correct facing, as opposed to popping to it. Additionally, we've fixed a long standing bug where the text inside of data points can flicker when you move.

Thirdly, we've fixed a bug where achievements weren't triggering as complete until the game was closed.

Lastly, this patch includes an engine upgrade to Unity 5.6.4p1
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“Hands down, The Fall is one of the best games I have played.”
Indie Game Mag

“A Modern Classic.”
9/10 – That Nerd Show

“The Fall has proven that innovation is still possible in the genre”
8/10 – RestartReplay

About This Game

Experience the first story in a mind bending trilogy! The Fall was recently awarded Game of the Year for Best Story from Giant Bomb.

Take on the role of ARID, the artificial intelligence onboard a high-tech combat suit. ARID's program activates after crashing on an unknown planet. The human pilot within the combat suit is unconscious, and it is ARID's duty to protect him at all costs! As she progresses into her twisted and hostile surroundings, driven to find medical aid before it is too late, the realities of what transpired on this planet force ARID to reflect upon her own protocols. ARID's journey to save her pilot ultimately challenges the very rules that are driving her.

The Fall is a unique combination of adventure-game puzzle solving, and side-scroller action, all set within a dark and atmospheric story. Exploration will be paramount to surviving your adventure. Utilize ARID's flashlight to uncover a myriad of interactive objects. If what you uncover is hostile, switch on your laser sight and kick some metal! Get ready for a disturbing journey as you fight, explore, and think your way forward, expanding ARID's world, in spite of her protocols.

The Fall features:
  • A compelling story - Crafted over the course of two years, The Fall's story is a cut above standard gaming fare.
  • Story/Gameplay integration - Players encounter challenges that force them to think in ways congruent with the game's story.
  • Thick atmosphere - A very well polished visual style is complemented with The Fall's full voice cast.

System Requirements

Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    • OS: Windows XP SP3 or later
    • Processor: 2.5 GHz dual core
    • Memory: 3 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce 8600 or equivalent, 256 MB memory
    • Storage: 530 MB available space
    • OS: 10.6 Snow Leopard or above.
    • Processor: Dual core 2.3 GHz
    • Memory: 3 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD 3000 or better
    • Storage: 530 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Requires a mouse with two buttons.
    • OS: Ubuntu 10.04 or later
    • Processor: 2.5 GHz dual core
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce 8600 or equivalent, 256 MB memory
    • Storage: 530 MB available space
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