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The sequel to "Heroes Rise: The Prodigy." It's America's #1 reality show for heroes! As a contestant on "The Hero Project," you'll battle villains and heroes alike with your newly discovered "Infini" powers.
Release Date: Sep 20, 2013
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$2.99

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Buy Heroes Rise Trilogy

Includes 9 items: Heroes Rise: The Prodigy, Heroes Rise: The Hero Project, Heroes Rise: The Hero Project - Warning System, Heroes Rise: The Hero Project - Perfect Legend Guide, Heroes Rise: The Prodigy - Perfect Legend Guide, Heroes Rise: HeroFall, Heroes Rise: HeroFall - Warning System, Heroes Rise: HeroFall - Perfect Legend Guide, Heroes Rise: HeroFall - Ad Space

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New build released

June 19th, 2014

Today's build of the game should address two issues:
1) Save/restore should work more reliably. We added bullet-proof armor around the code to make sure it'll work every time.
2) A few players reported being asked to "pay" for the game near chapter 5, even though they'd already bought the full game. This issue should be resolved.

Note that you might now see an error message like this: "There was an error connecting to Steam." If you encounter this error, try restarting Steam and rebooting your computer. If that doesn't fix the problem, please e-mail us at support@choiceofgames.com. We'll do our best to help you out.

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“From the way people perceive you, to potential romances, unexpected events, battles and beyond, The Hero Project is all about giving you the freedom of choice to succeed… or fail.”
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About the Game

It's America's #1 reality show for heroes! As a contestant on "The Hero Project," you'll battle villains and heroes alike with your newly discovered "Infini" powers. Will you vote to eliminate your rivals, or betray your alliance to curry favor with the celebrity judges?

"Heroes Rise: The Hero Project" is the sequel to last year's hit "Heroes Rise: The Prodigy," the epic interactive novel by Zachary Sergi, where your choices determine how the story proceeds. The game is entirely text-based--without graphics or sound effects--and driven by the vast, unstoppable power of your imagination.

Play as male or female, gay or straight; you can even start a "showmance" with the other contestants. What will you sacrifice to become the nation's next top hero?

How high will you rise?

  • Over 175,000 words
  • Continue the adventure from "Heroes Rise: The Prodigy"
  • Become the nation's next top hero

PC System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP
    • Hard Drive: 50 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • Hard Drive: 50 MB available space

Mac System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: 10.6
    • Hard Drive: 50 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • Hard Drive: 50 MB available space

Linux System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04
    • Hard Drive: 50 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • Hard Drive: 50 MB available space
Helpful customer reviews
163 of 214 people (76%) found this review helpful
86 products in account
3 reviews
2.5 hrs on record
The main problem with this game is that instead of selecting choices that you want to make, you have to look at the wordings of the choice and try to GUESS what the developer think of those choices. Even worst, if you guess wrongly, you lose the game.

I guess it is really like a reality game where you have to guess the preference of the judges, but it does not feel super hero worthy at all.

Unlike the first game where I get the feeling of actually giving my super hero a personality, this one seems to be about making random choice with unknown consequence again and again.
Posted: June 19th, 2014
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73 of 109 people (67%) found this review helpful
186 products in account
9 reviews
8.9 hrs on record
Fittingly for a sequel, this is pretty much the same as Heroes Rise: The Prodigy. If you've played that and liked it, you'll like this one. If you didn't, then you won't like this one either. Both are too linear for my tastes, though to be fair the writing in this one has improved somewhat.
Posted: June 18th, 2014
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24 of 35 people (69%) found this review helpful
23 products in account
1 review
5.9 hrs on record
Considering the price (I got it for 4 euros), I really enjoyed this. Actually, I paid 4 euros for "The Hero Project" and "The Prodigy", but I had mistaken the order and played "The Hero Project" first.

It took me around 4 hours or so to finish, but it was quite a nice 4 hours. It's definitely not an A-list story, I'd expected a bit more and it did end rather abruptly, but it's quite a nice little thing.

I've wasted more money on A-list games that provided less entertainment. If you want a nice little distraction, get it. If you're hard to please, go write your own damn book.
Posted: June 25th, 2014
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26 of 45 people (58%) found this review helpful
353 products in account
2 reviews
0.2 hrs on record
This was so painful to read. As a fan of "Choose your own adventure" books... This was just too painful. There is no true depth in the choices you make or the story. There were a lot of "OH by the way this happened because of a random person whom hasnt had a proper introduction to the story decided to mess up your day," "oh and this person just so happens to be an arch nemesis, oh this one too, man people really dont like you"
Posted: June 29th, 2014
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6 of 7 people (86%) found this review helpful
167 products in account
4 reviews
14.5 hrs on record
For a text-based game it's quite good, the writing's solid and it took me about 4 hours to finish, which is a fair length for a game this cheap, I mean, some of the more modern Call Of Duty titles have shorter singleplayer campaigns. Some people may point to the fact that the game is linear and that occasionally your choices may make you feel "Boxed In", however, the choices presented to you are great enough and of a large enough depth that you may deviate from the main story arc and play the kind of hero you may want to play, however you will soak the fallout for whatever decisions you might choose.

In short; the game is good, and gives you more entertainment than expected of a game with such a small pricetag.
Oh, and if you have the few extra units of whatever currency you possess, buy the bundle or the perfect legend guide + warning system. They help in the long run.
Posted: July 3rd, 2014
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