You Can't Lose in Beyond: Two Souls

Even if Jodie dies, there is no Game Over screen


It's been confirmed that there wont be a "Game Over" state in Beyond: Two Souls. So basically its impossible to lose. You could literally just turn it on and watch the whole thing beginning to end without doing a thing. This is practically not a game.

It's like creating an artificial loop saying, 'You didn't play the game
the way I wanted you to play,

David Cage
"It's like creating an artificial loop saying, 'You didn't play the game the way I wanted you to play, so now you're punished and you're going to come back and play it again until you do what I want you to do.' In an action game, I can get that – why not? It's all about skills. But in a story-driven experience it doesn't make any sense." Said creator David Cage.

hmm... Interesting point of view. It will definitely be interesting to see how they pull it off in the game. Some people think game over screens are an important part of video games. What will happen here if Jodie, the main character, dies? That is the big question here. What happens when you die? This is a game about ghostly after-life type stuff. David Cage says "It's definitely not a dark screen"


"It's a game about death, so you can imagine that death plays a role in all of this. Actually, it's one of the big discoveries – one of the big mysteries in the game is to discover what's on the other side."



If Jodie does happen to die forcefully on the players side, I highly suspect the story will be over shortly. There will probably be some dialogue with the characters saying something along the lines of "what a shame... she died so soon..."

You can explore the other side when Beyond: Two Souls is released on October 8, 2013. You can of course Pre-order it right now from the comfort of your home at Amazon.

BEYOND: Two Souls

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Joystiq: No 'game over' in Beyond: Two Souls, but Jodi can die