War Game About Innocent Civilians This War of Mine Gets Release Date, New Trailer

This War of Mine coming November 14.

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This War of Mine, an atypical war game that puts players in the role if innocent civilians caught in the crossfire as opposed to empowering them as capable soldiers, will release on PC, Mac, and Linux November 14, developer 11 Bit Studios has announced.

11 Bit Studios also released a new trailer for the game that gives us a good look at its gameplay. As you can see in the video, you play the game on a 2D plane, a group of civilians trying to survive in a city besieged by war. You'll have to scavenge and manage food and medicine while avoiding soldiers and other hostile scavengers.

11 Bit Studios recently announced that it's partnering with War Child, a charity organization that's trying to help people in in a similar situation in the real world. To find out more about War Child head over to the charity's website.

For more on the game, check out our impressions and interview with 11 Bit Studios' Pawel Miechowski.

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trollkind

"Actually feels like being in a war." Polygon
Well, that's a bit ignorant.

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Dieknochenblume

Looks very promising. More games should strive to present other perspectives to the same old "shoot or slash everyone" paradigm. I'm really interested in seeing this game do well so other developers can get some inspiration.

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Poodger

They should make a game similar to this concept only in first or third person rather than sidescrolling

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Flamewolf75

I've been watching this one since the first announcement, I'm quite excited for it.

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jflkdjs

Reminds me of Deadlight :)

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burnettaj

Interesting concept for a game. Will have to watch this one closely.

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CapnXtraObvious

Why is it a 2D side-scroller?

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PS2fweak

<< LINK REMOVED >>CapnXtraObvious...lol

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Grenadehh

Bought. I mean, hypothetically, as I haven't found a pre-order.

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11bitstudios

<< LINK REMOVED >> Hi! The pre-order is at Games Republic:

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DRM-free and Steam key to be delivered on release day - Nov 14th.

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tom_cat_01

Looks great. I really enjoyed Valiant Hearts earlier this year :)

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Pawfalcon

Looks interesting. Something to watch for. But whats with the Polish music in the trailer? Eastern European setting or something?

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11bitstudios

<< LINK REMOVED >> performer: Tadeusz Wozniak - song "Zegarmistrz Swiatla"

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JustBeFahad

<< LINK REMOVED >> The studio making the game is Polish.

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GreenMan

Possibly. It looks a bit like it's evoking the Yugoslavian and Bosnian conflicts in the 90's, or at least taking inspiration from them.

I have to admit I don't have much time to play games any more (last game I bought was tLoU) but will make an exception for this one. After all the call of duties and Battlefield titles, a change of perspective is welcome.

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JustBeFahad

Amazing, really hope it comes to the PS4. This looks like a must-have!

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Smosh150

Wow, really looks good, hadn't a clue on how the gameplay would be like until today, but from what I have seen this looks right up my alley.

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manutdarsenal

first trailer this year to give me the chills... definitely getting this one

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BarneyStinson2

Anyway great game and great reveal and gameplay trailers, already preordered and waiting for a release day...

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saroban23

Great idea for a game.

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linthes999

A twist on the war genre. Spec Ops: The Line was brilliant for taking this road, and this game looks as though it could convey a similar powerful feeling. Looking forward to the reviews.

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jecomans

<< LINK REMOVED >> Unit Lost had a look see on YT, looks very interesting.

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jecomans

This game looks interesting, and the demo I saw looked fun to play. Happy to hear the release date is so soon, because I wasn't expecting it until next year. This game is mine.

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11bitstudios

<< LINK REMOVED >> November 14th 2014 - Steam and Games Republic

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basedXghost

yea Im sure sitting on your couch playing a game is exactly what war feels like

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BarneyStinson2

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stride21

Looks great, just added it to my wishlist on steam.

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leviathanwing

sounds like a great direction to take survival games... ghosts and ghoulies are good and all but humans beings are just fine as baddies.

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pelvist

Looking forward to this it looks quite interesting.