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Ministry of Broadcast

Ministry of Broadcast is a combination of adventure and platform game from an independent studio of the same name - Ministry of Broadcast. We take on the role of a totalitarian citizen who wants to return to his family.

Arcade | platform | 2D | dystopia | adventure elements | indie games | side-scroll | action adventure

Ministry of Broadcast Release Date

30Jan2020

PC

30Apr2020

Switch

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Ministry of Broadcast marries an adventure game with a platform title; the game was developed by a team under the same name, Ministry of Broadcast, and published by Hitcents and Playism. The game was inspired by such iconic works as Prince of Persia (1989), Oddworld: Abe's Exoddus and George Orwell's distopian novel 1984. The game tells the story of a totalitarian citizen of a state who has to take part in a quiz show in order to join his family.

Plot

Ministry of Broadcast presents the story of a totalitarian state citizen. Surprisingly and without warning, the country is divided by a wall. Our hero becomes separated from the family, to which he would like to return. However, the only way to achieve this is to take part in a state-run quiz show.

Mechanics

Ministry of Broadcast is a combination of adventure and platform game with elements of solving environmental puzzles.

A lot of things can kill us in the game. As with most platformers, Ministry of Broadcast offers ton of obstacles that want to take our lives away from us. Starting with traditional spike pits and ending with burning barrels. However, not all hazards can be overcome by perfect hand-eye coordination. Some of them require us to solve an environmental puzzle.

We must pay special attention to the surroundings. Careful observation of what is happening on the monitor is not only useful in the context of solving puzzles. The whole game is constructed in such a way that we absorb the plot and the atmosphere by carefully observing what appears on the screen. There are no health bars, minimap or text walls in the game - all the information we need is woven into the world around us.

Game modes

Ministry of Broadcast is a single-player game.

Technical aspects

Ministry of Broadcast features well-fitting and solid pixel art visuals, dominated by dirty and gray colors, harmonizing with the atmosphere of a soulless and ubiquitous totalitarian state.

Game mode: single player  

PEGI rating Ministry of Broadcast

Age rating. The PEGI rating considers the age suitability of a game, not the level of difficulty. Game contains bad language. Game contains depictions of violence.

Ministry of Broadcast System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

  • Minimum:
  • Intel Pentium 4 1.2 GHz
  • 2 GB RAM
  • graphic card 512 MB GeForce 8800 or better
  • 1 GB HDD
  • Windows 7
  • Recommended:
  • Dual Core 2.0 GHz
  • 4 GB RAM
  • graphic card 1 GB GeForce GTX 460 or better
  • 2 GB HDD
  • Windows 10
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