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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Discover how Bury me, my Love was created in a dedicated documentary feature film

Two years ago, we released Bury me, my Love, our first independent video game. It was inspired by real-world people and events and told the story of Nour, a Syrian woman who tries to reach Europe and safety.

The game received public and critical acclaim, with two BAFTA nominations and a fair share of awards. But even before it was out, independent documentary filmmaker Danny Fonseca heard about the project and loved it enough to start working on a movie about how the game was made.

Danny really wanted to understand what it meant to make a reality-inspired game. He asked us about our process, the challenges we faced, the - sometimes negative - criticism we received. We tried to answer as honestly and straightforwardly as we could.

 

The result, Bury Me My Love - A Split/Screen Documentary, is available on YouTube today, with full English dubbing & subtitles. We believe it's a faithful account of the creative, political and ethical questions we faced making the game. We also hope that it's a valuable addition to the general discussion about what video games are - and can be.

 

We hope you'll enjoy watching Bury Me My Love - A Split/Screen Documentary. And if you wish to get in touch with Danny, please just let us know!