Ministry of Broadcast

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Available on:PCJan 30, 2020
Nintendo SwitchTBA 2020

Developer: Ministry of Broadcast Studios

Publishers: Hitcents, PLAYISM

Genres: Puzzle, Platformer

Ministry of Broadcast is a narrative-driven single player cinematic platformer mixing Orwell’s 1984 with modern reality TV. A country divided by The Wall; to cross it and reach your family, you must compete on - and win - a reality TV show broadcast by the Regime.

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Ministry of Broadcast has some weaknesses but also a lot of style. So much it feels original even if you can clearly see Pince of Persia, Flashback or other classics inside his shell. All of this wouldn't be possibile without his strong narrarive and his on-point irony: there's nothing better than laughing to force your brain to work.

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Ministry of Broadcast is very much like the games it takes inspiration from. But the insanely unreliable controls and the obnoxious slog of the game's tedious, trial-and-error platforming sections will likely try the patience of anyone who isn't looking for a blast from the past.

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The game does a fine job of narratively showing the way in which a person can be broken down and made to believe anything.

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Dakota Gordon
8 / 10.0

Hello! You're tuning in to The Wall Show, where contestants must face a variety of challenges in order to survive. Up next, some red-headed fellow is making their way to the arena, though quite late. Will he make it to the end? Does he intend to do this whole thing barefoot? Find out now with Ministry of Broadcast... or face the consequences of refusing the game

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