Game Spotlight: Remember Me
Remember Me is Capcom’s latest release, and is a third person action and adventure game that was released in June 2013. Running on the Unreal Engine 3, and developed by Dontnod Entertainment, Remember Me has been put together as a stunning representation of the world’s possible future.
Set in the year 2084, in a futuristic version of Paris known as Neo-Paris, Remember Me’s plot follows the lines that personal memories can be made digital, and can be bought, sold, and traded. What’s left of humanity’s privacy has been washed away in the tsunami of the social network boom that began at the start of the 21st century. This horrific economy gives power over all of society to just a few, who wield this power mercilessly in a surveillance state; specifically, the Memorize Corporation holds all the power.
The Memorize Corporation invented a device they call the Sensation Engine (Sensen); a brain implant that allows for 99% of the population to upload and share their memories on the worldwide web, as well as erase their own unhappy memories. This implant gives Memorize Corporation an incredible amount of power and control over the world’s population, with only a few standing up to their domination: the Errorists, a small group of rebels whose sole mission is to bring down and destroy Memorize.
You play as Nelin, an Errorist imprisoned by the Memorize Corporation, and who is in the process of having her memory wiped…