Fatale was released a couple of weeks ago but I've only just got around to trying it out. For those clueless as to what Fatale is about, we're talking a first person representation of Oscar Wilde's theatrical "Salome".

Having not watched the theatrical in question, I assumed I would have no idea what was going on in Tale of Tales interpretation, and I was pretty much on the money. Yet while it's pretty clear that there is a lot more enjoyment to be had from this release if you understand the story and the scenes on show, it's still quite a beautiful piece of work.

The whole experience is split up into three parts. The intro section is set in a cistern, where you are imprisoned. The only light in the room comes from a grating on the ceiling, through which you hope to catch a glimpse of Salome dancing above. It doesn't end well.

Part two features the main bulk of Fatale. The beheading of John of Baptist has already occured and Salome is leaning over the balcony. As a floating entity, you glide around finding lights and extinguishing them until darkness engulfs. Once this is done, the moon sets in and the program ends. Upon booting it up again, the epilogue starts, in which Salome dances for you. Clicking and holding will allow zooming for a better view, but now and again your view will snap back as if you are being punished for staring too hard.

All in all it's classic Tale of Tales, yet while I didn't really get much of a kick out of The Graveyard or The Path, Fatale was definitely an interesting experience - perhaps because Tale of Tales state that this is not a game and so I went into it expecting to witness rather than play. I gave the general story a quick skim before indulging and it did make the experience that little easier to comprehend, although as I said at the beginning, not that much easier. If you're going to give it a go, I'd suggest you do the same.