Imagine a world where death is no longer final, where precious memories are saved to enjoy forever, where your soul is immortal, welcome to the Soul Cloud. Upload your soul to our dedicated servers and relax knowing that a part of you will live on for eternity.
User reviews: Mostly Positive (510 reviews) - 79% of the 510 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Oct 29, 2013

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"Master Reboot manages to deliver on some truly memorable moments. It's a creepy dive into the life of someone whose memories were stored in the cloud."
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April 27

Master Reboot 50% Sale to Coincide with Soul Axiom Chapter 3 Release!

Soul Axiom:

We are pleased to announce that Chapter 3 of Soul Axiom is available and to celebrate we've put Master Reboot on sale for 50% as well as an update with a few bug fixes! Fans of Master Reboot be sure to get involved with Soul Axiom early access version which already has 3 complete Chapters packed full of content, its your chance to help shape the game. We've had some great previews off the back of exhibiting the game at Rezzed and GDC San Francisco, here's a couple of the quotes so far:

“Soul Axiom is a compelling cyber-thriller, with a beautiful visual style that matches its high-concept premise”

“It really is beautiful, nailing a Tron-like neon cyberspace feel … It’s atmospherically creepy without relying on dripping meathooks or lunging monsters”
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“A Freakishly Cool Game Where You Invade The Memories Of Dead People.”

“A mysterious, haunting story that is fleshed out as a reward for dedicated exploration.”
4/5 – Gamezebo

“All in all, Master Reboot is a wonderful display of the creativity and ingenuity that exists in the indie world. Fun gameplay, interesting puzzles, and a refreshing new concept lasting approximately 8 hours make Master Reboot undoubtedly worth the $15 it costs.”
5/5 – Twinfinite

About This Game

Imagine a world where death is no longer final, where precious memories are saved to enjoy forever, where your soul is immortal, welcome to the Soul Cloud. Upload your soul to our dedicated servers and relax knowing that a part of you will live on for eternity. That favorite holiday, happy moments from your childhood, meeting that special someone for the first time. All these memories saved for your digital soul for your family to revisit again and again. The Soul Cloud - saving your past to secure your future.

Master Reboot is a haunting first person sci-fi adventure game set inside the Soul Cloud. It's an exploration game with action and puzzle elements set across 34 unique environments. In the not-too-distant future exists the Soul Cloud, a giant server that holds the data of your soul and your memories when you die. The Soul Cloud is filled with floating islands, each island looks like a town, village or city filled with rooms, skyscrapers and houses that hold people’s memories. To house your Soul, a family member (or you before you die) must purchase an island on the Soul Cloud where the server will generate rooms, houses or skyscrapers that hold each and every memory from the deceased’s past.

The game features a distinctive visual style, intriguing story-line, psychological adventure-game action and a dynamic atmospheric soundtrack. Get prepared for upload......Where am I?.....Who am I?......It's time to piece your life......and death back together.

• Gorgeous visual style
• Intriguing story-line
• 34 explorable environments
• Dynamic atmospheric soundtrack
• Supports the Welsh Language

System Requirements

Mac OS X
    • OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7
    • Processor: Intel Core2 Duo, AMD Athlon64 x2, or better
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Shader Model 3 Compatible
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 2 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX compatible sound card
    • OS: Windows 7 64 Bit
    • Processor: Intel Core i5/i7, AMD equivalent or better
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 280, ATI Radeon 4870 or better
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Hard Drive: 2 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX compatible sound card
    • OS: OS X Version 10.6.3 or later
    • Processor: 1.6GHz (Dual Core) Intel CPU
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: At least Intel HD 4000 or Open GL 3.3 / Shader Model 3 Capable Graphics Card
    • Hard Drive: 1400 MB available space
    • OS: OS X Version 10.6.3 or later
    • Processor: 2.2GHz (Quad Core) Intel CPU
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 6750M 512MB
    • Hard Drive: 1400 MB available space
Helpful customer reviews
28 of 33 people (85%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
9.6 hrs on record
Posted: May 25
This game is a first person adventure game, a true adventure game where your focus is on wandering environments and solving puzzles along a storyline, not like the ‘adventure’ classification some games like the Legend of Zelda are sometimes given.

The game is set in a cyberworld/server where people that die have their memories preserved so that their loved ones can ‘visit’ them when they are gone. During the game you get the idea that things like the cyberworld weren’t common, so the memories you visit are relatively normal, like current 21st century experiences people might have as opposed to experiences in the transitioning cyberpunkesque world that the cyberworld exists in. However, the visuals in the game are just what you would expect from a game in the cyberpunk genre when not in the isolated memories. The visuals are relatively simple looking as far as being like crysis, but the style is appropriate for it and works well with the game. The sound in the game is pretty decent, but one of the added things that some may love or hate is that you constantly hear soft shouting or other horror tropes to give off a horror game atmosphere, even when you aren’t being chased by enemies or dangers that should actually give such a feeling.

In the beginning you are stuck in a town of 'memories' in the cyberworld where you must experience groupings of memories ranging from school to childhood, although you start at childhood, so it reminded me like it was a reversal of the initial memories you go through in To the Moon, although you can choose to complete the memories in each grouped set out of order. As I said before, in each of these memories you must experience, you must find hidden objects and use them, solve puzzles, and avoid possible death as there are sometimes enemies that will confront you. Hidden in each of these memories are blue ducks that will give you some memorable info that adds to the game such as pictures of people the main character knew. I usually don’t collect unnecessary objects, but collecting these really adds to the story and narrative of the game, so gotta catchem all. Every time you complete a memory, you go to a post memory sequence which is usually somewhat unrelated to the memory where you have to solve a puzzle and/or do something under a time limit. Most of the puzzles aren’t too hard, but sometimes it won’t be obvious what to do.

Overall, I found Master Reboot to be a fun game, and if nothing else, its probably one of the few games on steam with the Welsh language option.
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6 of 8 people (75%) found this review helpful
13.2 hrs on record
Posted: August 23
This game delivers on story and atmosphere. The levels are unique and interesting and the puzzles are mostly enjoyable. The game runs in triple monitor surround once you change the config files but sadly all the in game notes and scraps of paper you find are not scaled correctly for triple wide surround. I had to change to single monitor to read them as they are essential to understanding the story, which is quite good. I will be keeping an eye out for more from this developer. Infinity Runner is another decent product from this group which also runs ok in triple wide surround.
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5 of 7 people (71%) found this review helpful
12.9 hrs on record
Posted: May 16
Master Reboot is an immersive, story-centric indie game by Wales Interactive. I highly recommend this game for anyone who enjoys a game with a good story, a bit of mystery, problem/puzzle solving, and a dash of horror elements.

You play Madison Jones. A gifted mathematician, programmer, CEO of Mysteri Corporation, and archtitect of the "Soul Cloud". The Soul Cloud is a digital repository of human memories that is ostensibly set up for people to be able to interact with a digital replica of their loved ones. However, something is amiss and you must figure out what is wrong with the Soul Cloud while uncovering the backstory and motivation of your character.

  • Spectacular Use of Lighting
  • Creepy Soundtrack
  • Good Story
  • Good Writing
  • Memorable

  • The 2D "memory" cutscenes look pretty cheesy
  • Weird models for the player character's hands, axe, and air-rifle (floating guns like its 1999 again)
  • Relatively short (8-12 hours)

I enjoyed and I recommend this game. Some people will undoubtedly be put off by the graphics, but I would consider this game a testiment to the power of storytelling over eye-candy. There were a few startling elements that elicited involuntary vocal expletives of surprise; so take that into consideration. This isn't going to be a Game of the Year, but I put it in the same category as Gone Home--a must-play, cerebral, story-driven game that will stick with you.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
7.1 hrs on record
Posted: October 11
This game looked so promising but the execution falls short and ruins the experience. Controls are clunky and the game demands a certain rate of precision, this goes for both mouse / keybaord and controller. It's sometimes unclear what to do and the game offers no help most of the time. Not possible to check keybinds once ingame, so you'd best not forget them. Lastly, I discovered a point where if you click too fast, the whole game crashes to desktop, yet you can only get past the obstacle by clicking fast enough. I know it's called Master Reboot but when I had to restart the game multiple times due to this happening, it turned out quite ironic.

It's a shame, because the story is good. I could even have forgiven the childish art and basic 3D graphics had the rest of the game been better. But now it just feels like quality control was skimped on entirely. Not sure why there are so many positive reviews, perhaps people hold back because it's a small studio?

Anyway, since I could no longer get a refunds, I decided to give it a go and get the achievements, hoping my mind would get swayed at one point. Alas, it didn't, so unless you want to see for yourself I would not recommend you buy this game. Unless the devs further patch it, which seems unlikely at this point.
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: August 14
It has a ♥♥♥♥-load of "ambiguous packages"... and crashes every time on the Unreal engine intro sequence. Why does it do this? Does anyone else get this?
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