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  MetaHuman Inc. -- The finest superpowers money can buy!
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12/18/2015
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

SAN FRANCISCO--December 18, 2015: Choice of Games announced today that "MetaHuman Inc.," the latest in their popular line of multiple-choice interactive-fiction games, is now available on Steam, iOS, and Android. It's 25% off until January 4th.

As the CEO of a multinational corporation that sells superpowers to the highest bidder ("the finest superpowers money can buy"), you'll cast powerful magic, invent futuristic technologies, and manipulate your stock price to impress shareholders!

"MetaHuman, Inc." is a thrilling 260,000-word interactive novel by Paul Gresty, author of "The ORPHEUS Ruse." Your choices control the story. It's entirely text-based--without graphics or sound effects--and fueled by the vast, unstoppable power of your imagination.

MetaHuman's mission statement is, "Building Better Humans." Will you prefer to hire mad scientists, warlocks, or a mix of both?

For example, whom will you hire as the head of your research department?

A) The current head of research, Claudette Byron, a 21-year-old technological genius

B) Professor Nemesis, an expert sorceror who has never been convicted of serial murder

C) Jon-Tarr, a strangely gray-skinned tall generalist with a mysterious past Will you eliminate your competitors, acquire them, or seduce them? Will you save the world from the problems your company has created, or will you embezzle enough money and power to flee the country instead?

MetaHuman, Inc. Our dark magic, our superscience, your solutions!

  • Play as male or female, gay or straight
  • Three possible romances
  • Travel through time
  • Negotiate with aliens
  • Become the most powerful human being in the world
https://www.choiceofgames.com/metahuman-inc/

https://www.choiceofgames.com/press-files/screenshots/metahuman-inc/

About the Author

Paul Gresty has previously written "The ORPHEUS Ruse," also published by Choice of Games, as well as the gamebook "Arcana Agency: the Thief of Memories." He is currently writing the application "The Frankenstein Wars," to be published by Cubus Games, and the seventh gamebook in the Fabled Lands series, "The Serpent King's Domain."

About Choice of Games

Choice of Games was founded by Dan Fabulich and Adam Strong-Morse in 2009. They produce text-based interactive novels for mobile platforms and the web, combining the delicious freedom of the 1980s' choose-a-path gamebooks with the depth and scope of a bestselling novel. Choice of Games adventures have been awarded First Place in IntroComp 2011 (Choice of Zombies), "Best Roleplaying Game of the Year" by JayIsGames (Choice of the Dragon), and Honorable Mention in the IGF Nuovo Awards (Choice of Broadsides).

In addition to developing their own games in-house, Choice of Games has created an easy-to-use programming language for writing text-based games, ChoiceScript, and publishes games written by other designers.