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The Occupation

Rating Summary

Based on 55 critic reviews
Fair Man

OpenCritic Rating

67

Top Critic Average

32%

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Based on 55 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PCMar 5, 2019

Developer: White Paper Games

Publisher: Humble Bundle

Genre: Adventure

It's 1987 in North West England; A time of 80's British pop, grand architecture and political unrest. An explosion has triggered a controversial act which threatens to erode civil liberties of the population to be rushed into place. You are tasked with investigating and questioning people on their actions from a tumultuous night which resulted in the loss of many lives. Each person has a different account of the night's event and you must use the tools at your disposal to get the results you need for your investigation.

Will you take the most direct route at the risk of getting caught, or plan your approach carefully whilst precious time ticks by? Events happen in real-time and you must make decisions based on the evidence.

You are the reporter. You decide the narrative.

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IGN

5.9 / 10.0
IGN

The Occupation is an investigation game that tries to make every second count but is ultimately a missed opportunity.

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IGN

5.9 / 10.0
IGN

The Occupation is an investigation game that tries to make every second count but is ultimately a missed opportunity.

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PC Gamer

67 / 100
PC Gamer

An occasionally brilliant immersive sim blighted by bugs and a restrictive save system.

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Eurogamer

No Recommendation / Blank
Eurogamer

A tense, imaginative thriller that buckles under the weight of its own ambition.

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Every day we're giving away a new game to one lucky winner. Enter today for a chance to win The Occupation for PC/Steam.

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The Occupation, an investigative race against the clock, will launch in October | PC Gamer

The Occupation, an investigative race against the clock, will launch in October | PC Gamer

Players have four hours to investigate a new law that threatens civil liberties in 1980s England.

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