Not For Broadcast is set in an alternate 1980s Britain where a radical government rises to rule with an iron fist and snarky rhetoric.
Television is used as a brainwashing tool and that is exactly where you come in, mate. Beep the swears, keep the cameras on the celebs and keep the audience hooked in this darkly comedic game of televised chaos.
Not For Broadcast is now finally out of Early Access on PC, featuring the third and final chapter, several story endings, new achievements, challenges, and rewards.
Look, mate - it’s not that hard. Choose the angles, roll the ads, and bleep the swears. Just keep in mind that how you show these people will change their lives. Don’t worry - you’ll get paid either way!
In an alternate 1980s where the nation stumbles towards dystopia, join the National Nightly News team as they document the latest political scandal, the rise of a radical government, and which celebrity has for some reason written a book about it all.
You only came in to clean the studio - but in a bizarre twist of fate, it's now up to you to determine exactly what goes on air.
Not For Broadcast is an immersive, narrative-driven propaganda sim that lets you set the agenda. Mix four camera feeds, choose the headlines, bleep the bad language - all under the pressure of a live broadcast. Will you censor the news and be rewarded, or expose the truth and live with the consequences?
Frame the picture
Keep the general public entertained with your editing skills. You are the artist and the broadcast is your canvas.
Keep it PG
Censor swear words… or “unapproved” information. Keep the news safe for children and oppressive political regimes alike.
Hand-pick the headlines
Their public image is in your hands: run the story of a footballer's new beau, or his last dodgy night at the pub? His marriage and his life are in your hands.
Cue the ads
Watch your bank balance soar or dive based on what advertisements you run. Customer satisfaction not guaranteed.
laughing as you go
The stress of playing a part in this twisted political turmoil getting you down? Sit back and relax - The National Nightly News team will take you from laughter to dread in the course of a commercial break.
The show must go on!
Keep broadcasting no matter the cost. News stops for no-one, not even a category 5 storm!