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Republique was a promising Kickstarter project, and with the launch of the first episode of the finished game it remains just that: a promise.

What's New

- Critical fixes for iOS8
- Documentary videos temporarily unavailable — waiting on 3rd party plugin update
- Various changes in preparation for EP3’s October release…

App Description

Developed over 4 years by industry veterans (Metal Gear Solid 4, Halo 4, F.E.A.R., Black & White 2, SOCOM), RÉPUBLIQUE is an intense, thrilling, and topical, stealth-action game that explores the perils of government surveillance in the Internet Age.

POLYGON - "A must-play experience in 2014."
IGN - "Special, new, and necessary."
THE WASHINGTON POST - "Sets a new benchmark for mobile game quality."
TOUCH ARCADE (5/5) - "Shaping up to be a masterpiece."
CNET - "This is the App Store's next must-have high-end game."
WINNER - “Excellence in Storytelling”, 10th International Mobile Game Awards

You receive a desperate call from Hope, a mysterious woman trapped inside an oppressive totalitarian state. By hacking into the nation's elaborate surveillance network and taking control, you guide Hope through a web of danger and deception across five thrilling episodes.

Pilot Episode 1: “Exordium” (purchase future episodes with the discounted Season Pass):

- “One Touch” stealth action gameplay
- Immersive puzzles and strategic choices
- Advanced AI systems
- Motion-captured cutscenes
- Full voiceovers, starring:
- Rena Strober
- David Hayter (Metal Gear Solid)
- Jennifer Hale (Mass Effect, BioShock Infinite)
- Dwight Schultz (Killer7, Star Trek)
- Khary Payton (Metal Gear Solid 4)
- Matthew Mercer (Resident Evil 6)
- Console-quality facial tech powered by Faceware
- OMNI View icon art by Cory Schmitz
- iOS 7 Leaderboards, Achievements and Gamepad support
- Innovative, interactive developer commentary (in-app purchase)
- Downloadable “The Making of République” video series (in-app purchase)
- Fully translated in English, French, German, Spanish, Russian and Brazilian Portuguese
- Powered by Unity
- Funded by the Kickstarter Community

Critically acclaimed République’s story continues with Episode 2: “Metamorphosis”.

WHAT’S NEW:

Metamorphosis Library: A stunning new environment that pushes iOS to the limit
Three Mind-Bending Puzzles: Featuring a collaboration with Kostya Stankevych, creator of Blueprint 3D
3D Map: One of the most requested features come to life, enabled for both EP1 and EP2
ARC Prizrak: New guard type with protective armor and randomized patrols to keep you on your toes
New OMNI Abilities: Unlock voyeuristic abilities allowing the visualization of Prizrak through walls and their patrol routes
Improved Performance: Optimized performance gains from Unity 4.5 (most notable on iPhone 4, iPad mini and iPad 2)
Video Documentary Part 3: A candid look at the development of Episode 2, a free download for Season Pass owners

TECHNICAL NOTES:

- République Minimum Spec Requirements: iPhone 4 & up, iPad 2 & up,
iPod Touch 5 & up.
- Close all running apps to improve performance and stability.

App Screen Shots

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App Changes

October 06, 2014 New version 2.5
August 03, 2014 New version 2.4
June 21, 2014 New version 2.3.1
June 17, 2014 New version 2.3
June 05, 2014 Price Decrease: $4.99 -> FREE!
June 05, 2014 New version 2.2
December 19, 2013 Initial Release