"Hello? Is anybody out there?" A message from an unknown number. Will you answer?
Headup Games and Everbyte today announce Anybody Out There: Dead City , a text-based mobile game which will drag you into a captivating post-apocalyptic adventure, in a rather uncommon way.
The game’s dark real-time story lies completely in your hands as it is your job to help “Sam” surviving in a hostile world: He (or she - sex unknown) is trapped in an evacuated zone among zombie-like creatures, but without food, equipment or anyone to talk to. But Sam finds a mobile phone with your number in it and asks you for your help. This is the beginning of a thrilling journey across a strange, hostile world.
In Anybody Out There: Dead City , you communicate with Sam via a messenger app which intensifies the game’s perceived realism. Sam reacts like a real human being as well: The communication via the messenger is direct and fast but pauses from time to time when Sam is busy or sleeping. This creates a strong feeling of a real friendship.
When Sam is back, you will receive a push notification on your smartphone. In order to respond, you only have to click it to open the app, just as used to from real chats. If you don't want to respond right away, it will not have any negative impact on the game. But usually, you will be happy to see Sam is back - and alive. So the thrilling story unfolds, always influenced by your decisions.
At certain points of the game, you will have the possibility to compare your own choices to those of other players in a statistic. Considering the morally difficult decisions you will have to make, this could become a particularly popular feature.
About "Anybody Out There: Dead City"
"Hello? Is anybody out there?"
A message from an unknown number. Will you answer?
Anybody Out There: Dead City is a game in which you emerge completely in an incredibly captivating real-time adventure.
Your choice of response will determine the fate of a complete stranger and decide over life and death. He - or she - is reaching out for your help as the last straw.
The only thing at your disposal: Your phone and the messenger application. And your wits and empathy.
Become part of the story and help this stranger called Sam to survive the post-apocalyptic nightmare!
Sam is trapped inside an evacuated zone with no food, no equipment and without anyone to talk to. For Sam and yourself, answering the call marks the beginning of an immersive journey filled with dangers, unforeseen actions and the stench of death being omnipresent.
Your decisions and interactions heavily influence the unfolding plot and are the deciding factor in the course of the entire story.
About Headup Games
Headup Games is a hybrid games publishing and development company providing players worldwide with the best content in the independent gaming sector. Active on all major platforms such as consoles, mobile devices and PC, the company has released over 100 titles since its establishment in 2009. With over 50 million customers served on mobile and further several million players on the PC and consoles, Headup Games is always looking to raise awareness and commercial success for developers thinking outside the box. More information can be found at www.headupgames.com .
Everbyte is a small independent game developing company established at the beginning of 2016. Founded by three master students, Everbyte focuses on developing high quality mobile games while also including latest technologies like virtual reality. The team is currently only working on self-published titles but also work for hire. Find more at everbytestudio.com.
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