Image for Joy Division’s ‘Love Will Tear Us Apart’ Has Been Adapted Into A Computer Game

Joy Division’s ‘Love Will Tear Us Apart’ Has Been Adapted Into A Computer Game

Written by Zoltan Blazer on June 4, 2013

Joy Division’s classic track Love Will Tear Us Apart is one of the pinnacles of the post-punk era, a musical constant appearing in countless count downs, mix-tapes and drunk nights out.

Now the song has take on a new and bizarre form as the basis for an in-browser video game adaptation released by European developer Mighty Box Games. Will Love Tear Us Apart? is described as a:

“game about relationships on the brink of breaking up. It is inspired by Joy Division’s Love Will Tear Us Apart and follows the song in delivering a dark and frustrating perspective on love. Each verse in the song is represented by a level in the game.”

Creator/writer Gordon Calleja has describes that he wanted to:

“crea[te] interesting tensions in the design process, resulting in scenarios which deliver the desired thematic experience whilst going against what is conventionally considered good game design.”

You can watch the trailer for the game below and start playing here.

(Via Consequence Of Sound)

WATCH: Will Love Tear Us Apart? Game Trailer

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