And the winner is...
… Not The Shutdown, unfortunately… But first, congrats to the game developing team of the Hybris that won yesterday! Really good job guys! The Shutdown got really good reviews and had the chance to compete in the final round (soon, we will upload some photos from our presentation). So we are happy, we love our game and we want to inform u that are mission continues… the total...
A typical 2D, point and click adventure! During the game YOU, aka the player, are constantly facing ethical dilemmas. Every decision you make will lead you to an alternate ending. But don’t be a fool! Each ending is a symbolic death for you..we don’t use dragons and knives, fire and killing machines..we aim at your spirit. So, every time you decide to follow road A instead of road B,...
I feel sick. My stomach..grrr…its like an alien is hatching...– Anne (prologue, The Shutdown) … and then she pukes all over the place!
Mother, call an ambulance…– Anne (prologue, The Shutdown)
Taking part in HGDA's Game Idea competition
The Shutdown was created/designed in order to take part in this Game Idea competition by the HGDA (stands for Hellenic Game Developers Association). More info (in greek), here!
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Central plot (Long description)
The hero is a female young woman who for medical reasons spent the night in the hospital. When she woke up in the next morning, she realized that everybody was acting differently and totally weird. Her own mother who was laying in the hospital couch’s near her, seemed totally shutdown. She started wondering around visiting all the familiar places- her university where she usually spends most of...
Game Type / Genre
The Shutdown its a 2D, free to play, point and click adventure game about the overconsuming digital era, the social media mania and the recent tendency of medicalizing internet usage. It can be a flash game.
Our hero after spending the night in hospital, is facing a new strange reality; Everybody acts like emotional zombies. During the game the hero finds herself in a constant moral dilemma to follow the mainstream or not, while the goal is to find out what happened and decide whether she would save the world or let herself plunge into the new social reality.