Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture is a first-person adventure art video game developed by The Chinese Room and SCE Santa Monica Studio.3 It is a story-based game, taking place in a small English village whose inhabitants have mysteriously disappeared. It is considered a spiritual successor to Dear Esther, also by The Chinese Room.4 It was published by Sony Computer Entertainment and released for the PlayStation 4. The game was released for Windows on 14 April 2016.5
In Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture, the player explores a small English town whose inhabitants have mysteriously disappeared. The player can interact with floating lights throughout the world, most of which can reveal parts of the story. The player can interact with objects such as doors, radios, phones, fences, and power switches.