The free game on the Epic Games Store is about the Holocaust

The light in the darkness, a video game set during the Holocaust is currently offered for free on the Epic Games Store, for educational purposes. Plenty of video games have offered players compelling stories that tackle difficult subjects, but there are perhaps only a few subjects that are more difficult to tackle than the Holocaust.

The unfortunate truth is that not enough people are well informed about the events of the Holocaust. Many people are still unaware of the horrors committed during this time, even though it was one of the darkest events in contemporary history. This lack of knowledge can lead to a lack of empathy and understanding, both of which can have serious ramifications for our society. Books, documentaries and museums are just some of the things that can help us better understand this terrible event. That said, while many video games take place during World War II, not many directly address this sensitive topic.


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The light in the darkness is an early access single player adventure game that authentically depicts the Holocaust. The story of the game is set in France during World War II, as the player follows the story of a Polish-Jewish immigrant family trying to survive and navigate through the tragedies of war. Game director Luc Bernard says that he has done everything possible to ensure that the game is as historically accurate as possible, while also making sure that the game is culturally sensitive and respectful.

While The light in the darkness currently available for download and play on PC, via the Epic Games Store, it will also launch on consoles later this year. The game will also feature an educational mode in the future to spread even more important information about the Holocaust. The game developers hope to raise awareness and promote empathy and understanding by accurately portraying the events and experiences of Holocaust survivors and victims.

Educational video games have the potential to be an invaluable tool for humanity. Through interactive gameplay and immersive storytelling, video games can offer players a unique and engaging way to experience and explore complex themes and emotions. As technology continues to advance, it is important that society explore new and innovative ways to teach and learn. By taking the time to educate themselves, people can ensure that the memories of those who lived through the Holocaust are never forgotten.

The light in the darkness is now available for PC.

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