Telling Lies

Game review by Neilie Johnson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Mature adventure explores the limits of law enforcement.

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 1 review

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Community Reviews

age 16+

More of the same, but still incredible.

The gameplay feels very similar to Her Story (A game by the same developer), but I felt this was overall a better game compared to Her Story. The story was incredible, albeit a bit slow or messy at parts, but still an experience I recommend to everyone old enough to get the depth. That said, there isn’t much content that I don’t think teens could handle, but this isn’t a game meant for kids, so I recommend that it is only played by young adults who can understand it to the fullest.

This title has:

Too much swearing
age 16+

Immersive, slightly creepy mystery.

No explicit content. Just very mature themes explored through uncoventional gameplay. One girl is a cam worker but her outfits never get too revealing; and nothing explicit or exploitative is ever shown. The game really sells its concept with its faux desktop and interaction with many little, sometimes unshown details; which gets you more into the interesting mystery. It demands exceptional patience and attention to detail through LOTS of sometimes mundane footage. But thats part of the intended experience; as indulgent as it may seem to many players. Also love LMG

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