We Happy Few Review

We Happy Few Review

Typically I wait until I finish a game to write a review, but I wanted to do this review now as I have a pretty good feel for the game. We Happy Few was created by Compulsion Games and published by Gearbox Publishing. This game takes place in an alternate reality following the aftermath of World War II where the United States never joined the world thus leaving Britain to surrender to the Germans to avoid further bombings. But that's not all they did, they gave up all of their children under the age of thirteen to Germany. Unable to deal with what they did, the country started taking a drug called Joy that erases their memories.…

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We Happy Few: What Did the Citizens of the United Kingdom do That was so Bad?

We Happy Few: What Did the Citizens of the United Kingdom do That was so Bad?

In an alternate reality following the events of World War II, the game We Happy Few takes place. In this reality, the United States never joined the war and left the United Kingdom alone to deal with German forces. After continual bombing of the country leaving much of it in ruins, most of the citizens ended up allowing Germany to secure the country. During the occupation, the island town of Wellington Wells did a what they consider a "Very Bad Thing." Which ultimately led them to taking a hallucinogenic drug called "joy" so all those unhappy memories would be repressed but also stripped away their recognition of morals and long-term consequences. But what was this "Very Bad Thing"?…

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