The Stanley Parable has sold over a million copies

"The Narrator decided not to tell Stanley. It might make him fractious."

Fourth-wall-smashing comedy The Stanley Parable has sold more than a million copies, developer Davey Wreden has announced via Twitter.

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The milestone was also celebrated by the actor who plays its narrator, Kevan Brighting, who charmingly added, "The Stanley Parable has sold over a million copies. The Narrator decided not to tell Stanley. It might make him fractious. Or big-headed."

The Stanley Parable just had its first birthday on 17th October. A happy belated birthday, Stanley!

Our Chris Donlan fell in love with Stanley and his parable upon the launch of this commercial remake last year. "The Stanley Parable is a video game that plays you," he wrote in his The Stanley Parable review. "It examines questions of control and free will within a finite interactive space and asks: can you truly express yourself in a world in which an omniscient designer has already carved out all of your possibilities in advance?"

"It's a game about games, yet it never forgets to be a game that's worth playing in its own right," he added.

For a better sense of the type of malarkey you'll get into in The Stanley Parable, here's a Let's Play by Eurogamer contributor Cara Ellison, who chose The Stanley Parable as her Game of 2013.

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