République, a new stealth game for iOS, is now available on the App Store. Taking place in a totalitarian state and exploring themes of censorship, surveillance, and privacy, République tells the story of Hope, a young prisoner being held in the state's Metamorphosis facility. Hope contacts you, asking for help. Your goal is to break Hope out of the complex, hacking into phones, computers, and security cameras in order to move Hope around.
In the upper right corner of the screen, there will usually be a triangle with a closed eye. Tap that to enter a mode that pauses the game and gives you certain abilities. Take control of cameras You can also gather information on different objects and characters within the game. For instance, if you look a character, you can see their name, height, weight, aliases, medical history, and any criminal charges against them.
The game is fully voice acted, with characters voiced by Jennifer Hale, David Hayter, and Rena Strober, among others. The game is fully translated into English, French, German, Spanish, Russian and Brazilian Portuguese. République uses Faceware in order to provide console-level facial animations on iOS devices.
You can purchase République now for $4.99, which will get you the first episode, "Exordium". Future episodes will be made available though in-app purchase, though you can buy a season pass for all of them for $14.99. You can download the "Making of République" documentary as an in-app purchase as well.
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