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Headliner: NoviNews

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Short media bias adventure where YOU control national news and its impact on your career, society, and family. Control the News, Control the Truth. Share your story, and see what the Headliner before you did.

Genetic sickness plagues Novistan. Conspiracy brews among people.
You are chief curator of national news channel.
You are the HEADLINER

Public opinion rests in your hands.

  • A city that changes and responds to your media influence
  • Cast of believable characters with their own struggles
  • Multiple permutations of unique endings you can share with the community
  • Randomized events and articles enhance replay value
  • Average playthrough is around 2-3hrs with room for replay and experimentation

"… proof that games can be art"
- Rick Peter Shoutgun

"Brilliant game that will make you question next time you read a media quote!"
- Mars Technician

"Captivating story that will leave you itching for just one more turn… "
- Newspapers Please

* Read twice.... #FakeNews #Sad
Release date
Unbound Creations
Unbound Creations
Age rating
13+ Teen

System requirements for PC

  • OS: Windows 8
  • Processor: Inte i3+
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Graphics: DirectX 9 Compatible card
  • DirectX: Version 9.0
  • Storage: 500 MB available space
  • OS: Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel i5+
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: DirectX 9 Compatible card
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 500 MB available space
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Headliner: NoviNews reviews and comments

Translated by
Microsoft from Deutsch
Headliner NoviNews is the second Installment in the Headlining series and plays days before the first Installment. Both games have the same Premise, but are completely independent of each other, so you don't have to know the first Game to play the second. To the Game itself I can only say that it is a direct Improvement of the first Part, it has everything that has done the first Part well and improves this. It is not very long at 2 Hours per Pass but the Price is also not very high and the Game has a high Replay value as it has a Variety of possible Endings. The Characters are credible and well written, it is also admirable that there is a Figure who is against open Borders and trade Agreements without falling into Racism, but simply because that endangers his small Shop and thus the Supply of his Daughter. To do this, the Game, like the first Part, takes a very interesting Look at the Media and how News is created.
Translated by
Microsoft from Russian
Product received for free Headliner NoviNews – The sequel to the excellent HEADLINER NoviNews is a sequel to the sensational HEADLINER from the same Unbound Creations. The game was Released on Steam in a year, on October 23rd, 2018. Headliner NoviNews is the same HEADLINER, but longer and slightly improved. To understand the mechanic you better read my review on their previous game. So, what has changed? First, it's a place of action and a complete storyline. Well, yes, he's still connected to human modifications, horrible government, and everything in that spirit. But we are not playing in Galiksia, but in her neighbor country-Nowistan. Novistan will not be so unbred as Galliksia, but the MEDIA is not a step behind. People still listen to the news as a word of truth in this terrible world. You as always influence everything that will happen in the country. But Now we have hindrance – our boss, who will not be once random articles from strangers, people in Brown cloaks who want to overthrow the ruler and only you decide to help them or not. Also we have a brother who in life is not so lucky as us and there is a choice, to help him or not. The Main thing is that his life depends directly on your articles, because they affect the whole country. Also with your second half, which can die, can become barren and so on. The Second thing I would like to sweep is a completely revamped schedule. You Can see that the developers have worked for fame. The World is made in a minimalist 2.5 D style, and in the dialogues shines some Japanese "anime" style. I'm not a fan of anime, but the dialogues look chic. The Third, and the last thing I would like to say, is more days and more branching in the plot. The Game can go 5 times at all without problems. Each time it will be unique and it is excellent. Verdict: The sequel, which is connected with the Prikvelom only the common world. There is a huge progress in the work on the sequel. And all the pluses of the original they were able to save, which is only a delight. This is the continuation we deserve. Rating: 9.7/10. One of the best games of the year 2018, definitely. The Review was compiled by Ci8, chief curator at BigBadWhale Games, curator of "online Reviews" in collaboration with BELONGPLAY [welovebundles.ru] Editorial Score: https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1276824468 Best Indie story 2018 Year according to the Reviews Online Group version
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