You're a lawyer, and your client is about to be found guilty of abusing his partner. Is that the truth, though? You only have five minutes to take dozens of possible actions, all of which will decide the ending of this case in He Beat Her.

Two hundred and thirty five possible choices lie in wait in those five minutes, all interconnecting in a tense web that can spiral out in forty-two directions, offering many, many different ways for the case to play out. Within those decisions, players can seek the truth of what happened between the couple, exploring some preconceived notions about domestic abuse that may be fueling the verdict. You can also choose to be immoral and allow things to play out in other ways.

He Beat Her compresses complex thoughts on domestic abuse and mental illness, hundreds of decisions that will let us explore our own biases on them, and a gripping crime story into five minutes. It's free, and it's amazing, and you should be checking it out.

Plus, you also get more of Angela's He staggeringly gorgeous artwork, which I could honestly just look at for hours. So there's that, too.

He Beat Her is available for free on Itch.io and GameJolt. For more information on the game and developer Angela He, you can head to the developer's site or follow them on YouTube and Twitter.