Gut-wrenching video game explores the harsh reality of modern day poverty


The recently released independent video game Little Red Lie wants players to get real about their money problems. 

And while the vision is bleak, it’s an important one that couldn’t have more relevance to those wading through the ever-increasing financial inequality that’s eating away at our middle classes. The game interweaves the narratives of two characters that never meet, but experience opposite ends of the economic spectrum. 

One of the protagonists, Sarah Stone, is a middle-aged office administrator living with her family under the looming threat of financial ruin. Meanwhile, you’ll also play as Arthur Fox, who is the spitting image of a man on top of the world as a public character renowned for his wealth and charisma. Read more…

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