As it turns out, your whole reality might be The Stanley Parable , if you really think about it. This existential crisis has been brought to you by an Achievement for the game that just became available, five years afters its launch. An Achievement called "Go Outside" has a simple requirement: The game launched on Oct. I have the news you've all been waiting for. Today is the first day that it is possible to legitimately get the Go Outside achievement in The Stanley Parable. Of course, it's possible to unlock the Go Outside Achievement without actually waiting five years. Turning the game off, adjusting your computer's clock, and then booting The Stanley Parable back up again would be enough to convince the program that it was five years into the future.
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Go Outside also isn't the only weird or time-based Achievement in The Stanley Parable; there's another for playing the game for an entire Tuesday, which can be similarly gamed by the less scrupulous Achievement hunters out there. The most interesting thing about the Go Outside Achievement is how it interacts with the themes of The Stanley Parable. The game finds the titular player character Stanley following the instructions of a narrator through the story--or not following those instructions, as the player decides.
But an Achievement that's earned by not playing the game raises one important question: Isn't all of life just following instructions and doing what you're told, making your whole existence a version of The Stanley Parable?
It's heavy, man. The bad news is, if you've never gotten around to playing The Stanley Parable and now you're intrigued, you're going to have to wait another five years to fully complete it. Got a news tip or want to contact us directly? Email news gamespot. By Phil Hornshaw on October 17, at Thank you for signing up for our newsletter! Blackhole, Crashlands, and more GameMaker Creations! Get Saga Vol.
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For key redemption, a free Steam account is required. Description The Stanley Parable is a first person exploration game. You will play as Stanley, and you will not play as Stanley. You will follow a story, you will not follow a story. You will have a choice, you will have no choice. The game will end, the game will never end. Contradiction follows contradiction, the rules of how games should work are broken, then broken again. This world was not made for you to understand. But as you explore, slowly, meaning begins to arise, the paradoxes might start to make sense, perhaps you are powerful after all.
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The game is not here to fight you; it is inviting you to dance. Based on the award-winning Source mod of the same name, The Stanley Parable returns with new content, new ideas, a fresh coat of visual paint, and the stunning voicework of Kevan Brighting.
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Dynamic Narration. Multiple Endings. Choices Matter. Walking Simulator. Captions available. Loading games similar to this one Critical Reception. Reviews provided by OpenCritic. Loading reviews for this game. Revenant Kingdom Save Saved. No Man's Sky Save Saved. Loading recommendations System Requirements Minimum: Windows OS: DirectX 9.