A Plague Tale: Innocence – The Rise and Rise of Focus Home Entertainment

A Plague Tale: Innocence – The Rise and Rise of Focus Home Entertainment

“1349. The plague ravages the Kingdom of France. Amicia and her younger brother Hugo are pursued by the Inquisition through villages devastated by the disease. On their way, they will have to join forces with other children, and evade swarms of rats using fire and light. Aided only by the link that binds their fates together, they will face untold horrors in their struggle to survive.As their adventure begins… the time of innocence ends.”

The Black Death is widely regarded as one of the greatest catastrophes in human history, so making it the setting for a video game would pose more than a few challenges for developer Asobo Studio.

Join Rob as he finds out if they managed to balance the shocking and horrific events of the time with a story about family and the loss of innocence in a world that has literally gone mad with fear. Does the game do justice to the time period, and more importantly is it worth playin.

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Co-founder of The Geek Show Podcast Network. Chief Editor and Executive Producer of thegeekshow.co.uk, and tangentially overburdened host/co-presenter of several shows on the network. When I'm not engaged in production, journalistic shenanigans or the quagmire that is media criticism I watch movies, interesting TV shows and anime, I also enjoy the arts (you know, classical music and stuff), write many, many things, play and collect a lot of video games, read lots of manga, comics and books, and generally enjoy wallowing in the mass of entertainment media like a hippo in mud. I can also cook.

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