About My Memory of Us
My Memory Of Us is an adventure game about the friendship of a boy and girl during times of war. It has been created by independent Polish studio Juggler Games and distributed by IMGN.PRO company. Though My Memory Of Us tells a fictional story and is set in a non-existing world, it is clearly inspired by authentic experiences of Poland under German occupation during World War II, and especially the situation in Jewish ghettos.
The story of My Memory Of Us for PC, PS4 and XONE takes place in a fictional city that fell under the rule of the Evil King and his army of robots. Some districts have been separated from others by a high wall and used to accommodate the so-called “worst part of the society”. In this new and cruel reality, two children – the heroes of this story – try to avoid being separated and do what they must to survive in these harsh times. As already mentioned, the plot references tragedies of average people during World War II – especially those forced to live in Jewish ghettos.
The story of My Memory Of Us is mostly shown through the events that the players witness on screen. There is also a simplified dialogue system based on symbols – instead of words, bubbles are filled with icons, giving character’s speeches a universal meaning. The story is nostalgic and grotesque at the same time, with a bitter-sweet humorous parts appearing from time to time.
My Memory Of Us for PC, PS4 and XONE is an adventure game with platformer features that uses 2.5D perspective. Players control two characters – a boy and a girl – who have different skills. They can be operated separately or as a pair with abilities of a leading character. Working together and supporting each other, they can overcome all obstacles and solve puzzles prepared by the developers.
My Memory Of Us for PC, PS4 and XONE stands out with its unique visuals, where black and white colors are contrasted with red elements. The style is somewhat naive and closer to animated fairy-tales than realistic productions.