What you need to know
- What Remains of Edith Finch is a walking simulator about family, relationships, and letting go.
- The player must uncover clues in the Finch house to discover the nature of a decades-old mystery.
- The game is available on iOS devices right now, for $4.99 USD.
What Remains of Edith Finch is a walking simulator that follows the last member of the Finch family as she tries to uncover her family history. The Finch family is said to be cursed with untimely death, but why? Edith is determined to find out the reason behind the curse, and perhaps she can break it.
Developed by Giant Sparrow and published by Annapurna Interactive, this beloved title is now available on iOS devices starting today. While originally designed for iPads, iPhone users need not worry — anyone with an iPhone 7th generation or higher can experience this tragic, but beautiful story.
The game, despite being short, has been on the receiving end of critical acclaim, telling several stories while using an interesting and unique delivery for each one. Players get a true sense of how the Finch family lived, and for many it was a great exploration into familial relationships and how we affect the lives of others.
Have you found out the nature of the Finch family's woes already? Who is your favorite Finch? Let us know in the comments below!
Uncover the mystery
Head back home, one last time.
In this chilling walking simulator, play as Edith Finch as she returns to her family home. The Finch family is said to be cursed, but why? Edith is trying to find out — but it won't be pretty.
Nadine is a freelance writer for iMore with a specialty in all things Nintendo, often working on news, guides, reviews, and editorials. She's been a huge Nintendo fan ever since she got to pet her very own Nintendog, and enjoys looking at Nintendo's place in the video game industry. Writing is her passion, but she mostly does it so that she can pay off her ever-growing debt to Tom Nook. Her favorite genres are simulation games, rhythm games, visual novels, and platformers. You can find her at @stopthenadness on Twitter, where she'll more than likely be reposting cute Animal Crossing content.
This is one of the best games ever made. I am happy it will be available to an even wider audience. I hope it is a good port.
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