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The Assembly
Virtual Reality/Mystery

“This could be the breakthrough game for VR storytelling. The Assembly's atmosphere and atypical setting evoke memories of BioShock, Half-Life, and Dishonored.”
Gamesradar+

“A thought-provoking and unique narrative... a compelling story from start to finish.”
Upload VR

“At one point, the decision I was forced to make actually brought tears to my eyes; that's how immersed I was in the story.”
Tom's Hardware

“Engaging characters and plot... the kind of story that will stick with you for a while after you’ve finished it, mulling things over in your head for the next few days.”
Gamespew

“One of the most fascinating game experiences I've had all year... the first VR game I can see myself spending hours playing in a single sitting, thanks in part to an intriguing story.”
Kotaku

The Assembly, a mysterious organisation hidden from the world, has been experimenting outside the constraints of government scrutiny and society’s morals. But what secrets is it hiding? What will it sacrifice in the name of progress?

“Throughout history, frontiers have always lain beyond traditional judgements of 'right' and 'wrong'. We at the Assembly operate outside the constraints of bureaucrats and politicians... join us, and together we can explore the future.”
   — The Director

As a chain of events threatens to expose the Assembly, two individuals — each with their own perspectives and motivations — are offered a chance to shape the future. For better or worse, the impossible choices they face will transform not just their own lives, but that of whole nations...

THE ASSEMBLY is a virtual reality game experience from nDreams, a leading VR-focused studio. I was a Narrative Designer and Scriptwriter, working closely with the team on the final iteration of the game.

The Assembly © nDreams.