Orwell: Keeping an Eye on You

Big Brother has arrived - and it’s you.

The state’s bootlicker simulator Orwell: Keeping an Eye on You is free, for Windows and Mac, 100% free to keep, in a limited time Epic Store’s giveaway offer! Enjoy, because the game normally costs US$ 9.99!

Orwell: Keeping an Eye on You is a game where you are a henchman who has to keep an eye on the population under the yoke of a state whose psychopaths at the top already completely lost their shame. It was developed by Osmotic Studios and initially released on October 20, 2016.

This indie simulator/adventure is part of a series of episodic games inspired by George Orwell’s dystopian novel 1984. Keeping an Eye on You is the first Orwell, bringing a total of five episodes.

Published by the Osmotic Studios studios and available for Windows, OS X, Linux, Android and iOS, Orwell: Keeping an Eye on You was generally well received by critics, even winning some awards. In addition, it has thousands of very positive reviews on Steam, at least so far.

You can get it here!



Big Brother has arrived – and it’s you. Investigate the lives of citizens to find those responsible for a series of terror attacks. Information from the internet, personal communications and private files are all accessible to you. But, be warned, the information you supply will have consequences…

Orwell is a new governmental security program that has the power to survey the online presence of every person in The Nation. It can monitor all personal communications and access any computer. To preserve the privacy of citizens, human researchers examine the data Orwell finds and decide which pieces of information should be passed on to the security forces, and which should be rejected.

Selected from thousands of candidates, you are Orwell’s first human researcher. And when a terror attack rocks the Nation’s capital city of Bonton, Orwell, and you, are immediately put to the test. Starting with a single person of interest, you’ll help the security forces build out and profile a network of potential culprits.

But are these people really terrorists? What does the information you reveal to Orwell say about them? What if you find out things about them that not even their loved ones know? What is the real price of maintaining the security that the Nation is yearning for?


  • Investigate the digital lives of citizens – Search web pages, scour through social media posts, dating site profiles, news articles and blogs to find those responsible for a series of terror attacks.
  • Invade the private lives of suspects – Listen in on chat communications, read personal emails, hack PCs, pull medical files, make connections. Find the information you need to know.
  • Determine the relevance of information – Only the information you provide will be seen by the security forces and acted upon. You decide what gets seen and what does not, influencing how the suspects will be perceived.
  • Secure the freedom of the Nation – Find the terrorists so the citizens of the Nation can sleep safe, knowing Orwell is watching over them.

Mature content warning

Please note, Orwell includes mature language at multiple points throughout the game as well as mature themes and is not suitable for younger players.



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