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Codename Cygnus is an interactive radio drama that puts players in the shoes of a secret agent, then thrusts them into a handful of classic spy movie scenarios.

What's New

-- universal app with support for iPhone and iPad
-- revised art and flat UI
-- new App Store and launcher icon
-- stats chart visual polish
-- revised profile screen layout
-- stats chart displays and updates during gameplay
-- gameplay button to replay and review options before a decision
-- sound file control bar consolidation
-- iOS 8 optimizations
-- preparations for new content, Mission 1, Episode 7 Signum Cygni on the way!

App Description

Cygnus needs you, Agent! The consulate was secretly attacked and the diplomats are now hostages. It appears that a nefarious organization known as TRIDENT and its leader Neptune are now calling the shots. What will you do?

Codename Cygnus is a unique form of entertainment - an interactive radio drama. Use only your ears and voice to play as a secret agent in a fictional world inspired by old time serial radio dramas!

• "One of the most unique games of the year [...] I highly recommend it." - Owen Faraday, PocketTactics.com
• "All you have to do to create a spy in your own image is listen and respond." - Dave Tach, Polygon
• "Codename Cygnus has an air of authenticity and quality that is uncommon in iOS-exclusive games." - Lee Hamlet, 148apps (4/5 stars)
• "Part casual game, part interactive audiobook, it’s immersive audio storytelling, lacquered in the delicious intrigue of an old-time spy drama" - David Lumb, Fast Company - Labs
• "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)
• "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
• "This game is definitely worth the money." - Alena Roberts, Blind Bargains

-- Enjoy a hands-free interactive story that you control with your voice.
-- Use headphones for a high-quality experience of voice performance, sound effects and music.
-- Designed for compatibility with VoiceOver accessibility options.

With either a spoken word or a simple tap on the screen you can progress through the story in multiple-choice dialogue moments. Your iOS6+ device recognizes your speech (or accepts the tap of a button) to trigger and play the sound file corresponding to your decision. Choose between options to accomplish your mission objectives. 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!

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 held hostage and it must be the work of TRIDENT - 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!

Follow Codename Cygnus on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CodenameCygnus
Like Codename Cygnus on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CodenameCygnus

App Screen Shots

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App Changes

November 14, 2014 New version 1.3
March 08, 2014 New version 1.2.5
February 28, 2014 New version 1.2.4
February 20, 2014 New version 1.2.3
January 16, 2014 New version 1.2.2
December 29, 2013 New version 1.2.1
November 30, -0001 Initial Release