What Never Was is a short, story-driven first-person game focused on exploration and puzzle-solving about Sarah, having to shoulder the arduous task of clearing out her grandfathers attic, and soon finds that not everything about the attic is what it seems.
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Very Positive (96) - 94% of the 96 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Overwhelmingly Positive (2,489) - 95% of the 2,489 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Jan 11, 2019
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“Games like WHAT NEVER WAS are the reason why i love exploring indie games, you can see some truly great games made with a little budget. Definitely give WHAT NEVER WAS a shot it is worth the time.”
Gameplay Review

“This adventure game is a reminder of how enjoyable the genre can be with a good story. Made by Acke Hallgren in the Unreal Engine, this brief point-and-click allows players to explore an attic that has some unexpected items. With puzzles that are just challenging enough, it is both relaxing and frustrating in a way that only adventure games can be.”
7.9 – Indie Hive

“Overall, I found What Never Was an enjoyable and intriguing experience that I would recommend strongly. It is slow-paced and relaxing and has a lot to offer in terms of narrative and gameplay, especially considering its length and price!”
Rachael Brearton Writes

About This Game

Sometime in the late 2000s, Howard James Wright - an old but kind man - perishes. Leaving behind him many adventures, relics he's collected over the years as well as books authored, he is also leaving Sarah, his granddaughter behind.

Having to shoulder the arduous task of clearing out her grandfathers attic, she is soon to find that not everything about her grandfathers attic is what it seems.

What Never Was is a short, story-driven first-person game focused on exploration and puzzle-solving.

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    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 64-bit (requires 64 bit OS)
    • Processor: Dual Core Processor, 2.5 GHz or higher
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DX11 compatible video card
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 700 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: OS X 10.12.6
    • Graphics: Metal compatible graphics card
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 18.04
    • Processor: Quad-core Intel or AMD, 2.5 GHz or faster
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 960 GTX or higher

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