The Static Speaks My Name

Honestly, I’m not even sure where to begin with this one.

The Static Speaks My Name is a free, short title available from Steam. In it, players are placed in the role of a man struggling with an unspecified mental illness. As you wake up and wander around his apartment, it becomes apparent that he has lost his grip on reality, as objects are in disarray and you’re asked to perform increasingly senseless tasks. In particular, there’s a mundane painting over which he has developed an unhealthy obsession, trying desperately to decode the hidden meaning behind it.

I won’t say much else in the interest of keeping this spoiler-free, but know that it’s a disturbing experience that will stick with you long after its brief running time. It even manages to elicit the occasional smirk with its relentlessly dark humour, despite the warped, nightmarish setting.

Wanna give it a go? Head on over to its official page and download it now.