Diabolical 12+

Do you want to rule the world‪?‬

Choice of Games LLC

Designed for iPad

    • 4.1 • 45 Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



Start practicing your evil laugh! As the world's greatest criminal mastermind, choose a lair, hire a minion, and steal the world's largest ball of aluminum foil! (Or, destroy the world. FINE.)

"Diabolical" is a 130,000-word interactive novel by Nick Aires, where 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.

Famous, feared, or filthy rich—why not all three? You've got the money and the motives to build an evil empire worthy of the most ruthless villain the world has ever seen. Crush the good guys and terrorize the populace! Stamp a big red "FAIL" on your enemies' foreheads! Plunder your way to world domination – or sit back and pet your kitty while your henchmen do it for you.

Will you be a high-tech daredevil, a ruthless military soldier, or an apparition terrifying to behold? What calling card will you leave at the scene of your crimes? Whatever your choices, the results will be diabolical.

• Play a villainous story of scheming, grandstanding, and laughing evilly.
• Interview and hire the best possible (or best available) minion.
• Decide when to use trickery, when to use force, and when to hide behind henchmen.
• Choose the ultimate, guaranteed-to-be-infamous nickname.
• Play as male or female, with straight, gay, and bisexual romance options.
• Destroy the world!

What’s New

Version 1.1.7

Bug fixes. If you enjoy "Diabolical", please leave us a written review. It really helps!

Ratings and Reviews

4.1 out of 5
45 Ratings

45 Ratings

lil marshmaple ,


Very interesting premise and it’s very well written. Honestly I’m very impressed by what you can do. I’ve never really been the hero or the villain type which is why I like this game. Typically villains are too foolish and heroes are idealistic. This game allowed me to be a good villain and to me that’s helping the people whilst also providing for your henchmen. Honestly a great game and this is only what I got from 2 chapters. Fun to play sadly you have to pay to go further. Thus I’m only able to rate it based off the 2 free chapters and the fact you have to pay to play any further. The writing and story and gameplay are great but that is only up to the 2 chapters I’ve played through.

Jsjdjdjdjjdashshr ,

I don't know

I really liked the free trial but I'm a little hesitant to spend 5$ on the whole thing.
If we're being honest here though I probably will buy it.
Alas, my will is soft and easily broken. Curses. And thanks.

MomSocks ,

Best choice game ever

This was absolutely the best choice game I have ever played. It had a great plot, a lot of funny moments, and lots 'o' lovely characters and choices to make. Although I wish there were a longer story and maybe more choices. Also I wish it weren't that easy to kill Dr. Arachnus. I'm going to download more choice of games games and I also purchased the rest of the story with no. Hesitation at all. Thanks you!!

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