The Occupation

A tense, imaginative thriller that buckles under the weight of its own ambition.

FeatureThe Occupation and the perils of politics in games

What happens when games take on the real world?

At 11.36am on March 22nd 2017, White Paper Games announced The Occupation with a trailer and a press release. Set in 1980s north-west England, it's a first-person narrative adventure that follows a journalist caught up in the aftermath of a terrorist attack that left 23 people dead.