Implant cameras in your eyes to win the news wars of 2061! Record your way through dystopian New Angeles, solving multiple murders and conquering the airwaves as you go!
"Ratings War" is a thrilling 80,000-word interactive novel by Eddy Webb, 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.
Outwit your rivals at the biggest news network in the industry to win market share and dominate the ratings. As one of the first reporters with a pair of cybernetic eyes, you’ll break stories while you live them—and become a celebrity when you uncover a vast criminal conspiracy.
When you blow the whistle on a human trafficking operation, will you focus on facts or on fame? Will you strike out as an independent, or follow the guidelines of your network? You can escape from an underground organ farm—but can you get your footage on the air and win the Ratings War?
• Play a future-noir story of murder, corruption, and mystery.
• Develop your reporting style as you balance your ambition and integrity.
• Decide what facts make it to air, and how to spin them.
• Break the rules to get your story.
• Play as male, female, or non-binary.
• Straight, gay, and bisexual romance options.
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Ratings and Reviews
This game is amazing, one of the best CoGs ever made. The plot is amazing, and always interesting and the characters have depth. One thing I have to say though, is that the three stats of investigation, charm, and technique don't seem to impact your choices. Even with 63% in technique I was able to make all the choices with that skill and never failed a check. The romance could be a little more developed, but it was still pretty well written. I absolutely recommend this game.
Ratings war has a great story and is very well written. I found myself playing it during the few patches of time throughout the day. It will take you 2-3 hours, especially if you pause to think about the big decisions you have to make. The different paths of fame and truth are prevalent throughout the entire story and got a bit stale at the very end, but honestly by that time, I had also enjoyed myself immensely. Great game and worth the few bucks!
I really enjoyed this game! It wasn't my favorite of choice of games' games, but it was definitely worth playing! The choices are also really satisfying at parts, and there were a few that I made, without regrets, that had no benefit other than the satisfaction of of a certain action! When you can pull off stuff like that in a game like this, it's a sign of good writing!^_^
- Choice of Games LLC
- 41 MB
Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
- Age Rating
- Rated 12+ for the following:
- Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
- Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
- Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
- © 2015 Choice of Games
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