Codename Cygnus
#cygnus
Description
Play as a secret agent in an interactive fictional world inspired by old time serial radio dramas.
Codename Cygnus is a unique form of entertainment -- an interactive radio drama.


ACCESSIBILITY

Seeing is NOT believing! Play with headphones for the full effect. Developed to be smooth and compatible with VoiceOver accessibility options for an entirely audio experience.



ROLE PLAYING ACTION

With either a spoken word or a simple tap on the screen you can progress through the story in multiple-choice dialogue moments like those you often find in adventure or RPG games. Your iPhone/iPad/iPod recognizes your speech (or accepts the tap of a button) to trigger and play the next sound file. Choose between options to accomplish your mission objectives and listen to the drama unfold as characters react to your decisions. Be the type of spy that you want to be in a world of action and intrigue!



PLAY THE HERO IN YOUR OWN SECRET AGENT STORY

Get ready to take on the nefarious Neptune, your first nemesis as a secret agent working for the mysterious agency known only as Cygnus. Diplomats are being held hostage at their consulate and intelligence indicates that it must be the work T.R.I.D.E.N.T. -- an organization whose passion for environmental causes borders on the fanatic. Can you uncover Neptune's plan and rescue the hostages? Tune in, secret agents, and find out!!



ONGOING SERIALIZED CONTENT

Download the Prologue for free to experience this new form of play, then purchase episodes one by one to continue the story. You can also purchase a set of episodes in a full Mission at $7.99 for a bulk discount on the per-episode price of $1.99 each. Available in the App Store now, Mission 1 includes five episodes. Episodes 1-3 are currently available for download and additional sidequest missions 4-5 are scheduled for release in October 2013.



LISTEN TO THE PRESS

"Now here's an idea I'm glad someone had... I love this idea." - Kirk Hamilton, Kotaku



"Not only does Codename Cygnus re-create the style and feel of old-time radio dramas, but it revels in them." - Evan Killham, Cult of Mac (4/5 stars)



"The cast reads like a Who's Who of game audio talent..." - Dan Griliopoulos, Edge Online



"Codename Cygnus has an air of authenticity and quality that is uncommon in iOS-exclusive games." - Lee Hamlet, 148apps (4/5 stars)



"A clear example of using the advantages of the platform." - Colm Ahern, godisageek.com



"The idea behind Codename Cygnus is already novel and exciting enough to warrant a listen, but the time and talent they’ve put into it is the clincher." - Jillian Werner, Gamezebo



"You may like your fictional worlds illustrated in a colourful fashion, but how about if they were described to you by some of the voices from Bastion and Red Dead Redemption?" - Chris Priestman, Pocket Gamer



"...it looks absolutely awesome!" - Benjy Bates, fundthisgame.com



"The idea is to make you feel like you’re in an old-time radio drama... to create a series for players to follow on an ongoing basis and engage them in a whole new way as the main character." - Landon Durnam, BigShushi.fm Podcast



"Part casual game, part interactive audiobook, it’s immersive audio storytelling, lacquered in the delicious intrigue of an old-time spy drama... Not many people are trying experiments like this one." - David Lumb, Fast Company - Labs



"All you have to do is close your eyes."
- Cheat Sheet, Kill Screen



"This is a game you could feasibly play at the gym in place of listening to podcasts or music." - Owen Faraday, PocketTactics.com
Screenshots
Video
Platforms
iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch)
Pricing
  • Free version available
Categories
Games
Keywords
  • Adventure, Secret Agent, Radio Drama
Target Users
  • audio book listeners, role playing gamers
Customer Ratings
15 Ratings
Available in the following app stores
iTunes
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