Gone Home is an upcoming game that involves exploring a house to uncover secrets and a hidden history. There is no violence, no deaths, no murder simulation. Gone Home represents a different sort of game from the typical triple-A shootathon. Exploration games are gaining popularity as studios experiment with gaming’s potential to tell a story through a changing world. Gaming has a power to put you in a place; an empty home, a drifting desert, a lonely street. A new generation of games are wielding that power with quiet authority to draw gamers in without random violence. Check out this article about Gone Home and other exploration games. IGN has the story.