The Occupation Review

March 5, 2019
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Most first-person games that open with an act of terrorism are immediately followed by hours of machine gun-based retribution, but The Occupation takes a refreshingly different approach. Rather than drop you in the combat boots of a one-man army, it instead puts you in the well-worn shoes of an investigative journalist and forces you to examine your surroundings with an analytical eye as opposed to a set of ironsights. Sadly, what could have amounted to a novel and absorbing stealth-investigation experience is regularly ruined by numerous rough edges. Like the subjects of its in-game interrogations, The Occupation’s shaky facade is all too frequently exposed.

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