UltraSounds is an interactive journey where you, as a male or female ultrasound technician, follow the pregnancies of three multi-cultural women from 8 weeks to term. In our design process, we considered crucial, universal human moments made important because of the sound of a heartbeat. An ultrasound technician spends entire work days looking for a human heartbeat, which to a baby's mother is an all-encompassing and life-changing sound. As you level through the months, looking for babies' heartbeats, you come to care about the women, the heartbeats and the little lives the heartbeats represent. More of a transformational, emotional experience than a traditional game you win or lose, each participant has an experience unique from other participants. UltraSounds, by focusing on the heartbeat during a human being's most vulnerable moment, is intended as a celebration of life and its fragility.
Approved for All Audiences: The game must not show any violence, not even cartoonish. Stepping on living mushrooms is off the list, as is killing any type of enemies, not even undead, though we know they’re already dead…