Short, thought-provoking adventure about media-bias. Control national News and its impact on your career, society, and family. Multiple unique endings let you share your story and see what the Headliner before you did.
Recent Reviews:
Mixed (10) - 60% of the 10 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Mostly Positive (249) - 73% of the 249 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Oct 3, 2017
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August 10

Play the next Headliner at PAX West!

We'll be showing Headliner: NoviNews at Indie Megabooth Friday and Saturday during PAX West! Come stop by!!!



If you CAN'T make it, we will ALSO be at Seattle Indies Expo on Sunday, just a block across from PAX!



See ya there, Headliners ;)
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August 8

Headliner: NoviNews Steam Page LIVE!

The sequel to HEADLINER is now Live on Steam and coming soon! Please add to wishlist and share :D






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Reviews

“It forced me to slow down and grapple with hard, complicated topics. I know that I’ll be back to play it again.”
GeekWire

“Just like "Papers, Please," has a butterfly effect ... definitely play this game!”
DLive

“Headliner is a heartwrenching balancing act of a game that I encourage everyone to buy and play while pursuing their own agendas.”
Rappler

About This Game


Short, thought-provoking adventure about media-bias. Control national News and its impact on your career, society, and family. Multiple unique endings let you share your story and see what the Headliner before you did.

Genetic engineering and civil unrest loom over Galixia.
You are the Chief Curator of a local News Channel.
You are the HEADLINER



  • Multiple permutations of unique endings you can share with the community
  • Average playthrough is around 45 mins with room for replay and experimentation
  • Curate articles and create your OWN unique bias!
  • Stroll down the streets and watch how society changes
  • Chat with your family about their struggles, love or hate
  • Colorblind-friendly design considerations (and if there's more I can do, shoot me a PM)


"… proof that games can be art"
- Rick Peter Shoutgun

"Brilliant game that will make you question next time you read a media quote!"
- Mars Technician

"Captivating story that will leave you itching for just one more turn… "
- Newspapers Please



* Read twice.... #FakeNews #Sad

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP
    • Processor: Intel Duo 2Ghz+
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX 9 Compatible card
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 350 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Win10
    • Processor: Intel i5+
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Geforce GTX 670 or newer
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: MacBook Pro, iMac, Mac mini, 64bit
    • Processor: 2Ghz+
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Storage: 350 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: MacBook Pro, iMac, Mac mini, 64bit
    • Processor: 2Ghz+
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Storage: 350 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 16.4 / 17 , Fedora Linux (version 26) x86_64, Archlinux x86_64, Mint 18.2, Archlinux x86_64
    • Processor: Intel Duo 2Ghz+
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX 9 Compatible card
    • Storage: 350 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Some other distros may not be supported. Please see official announcement for most up-to-date list.
    Recommended:
    • OS: Ubuntu 16.4 / 17 , Fedora Linux (version 26) x86_64, Archlinux x86_64, Mint 18.2, Archlinux x86_64
    • Processor: Intel Duo 2Ghz+
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX 9 Compatible card
    • Storage: 350 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Some other distros may not be supported. Please see official announcement for most up-to-date list.

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