Double Fine reveals Middle Manager of Justice

Superheroic bureaucrat sim coming to iOS from makers of Trenched, Psychonauts; three-game deal announced with investor Dracogen Inc.

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Behind every great hero, there is middle management. At least, that's the idea behind Double Fine's new game, Middle Manager of Justice. The studio unveiled the free-to-play game coming soon to iOS with a promotional trailer (embedded below) and website.

If you could go ahead and fight sinister villains, that'd be great.

Middle Manager of Justice casts players not as superheroes, but instead as the business manager responsible for keeping said caped crusaders in crime-fighting shape. Players choose how to increase efficiency by hiring heroes, upgrading office facilities, and researching new abilities. Their leadership is then tested in battles between heroic employees and villains.

The game's creator Kee Chi said on his Twitter account the game will launch within a few weeks in Canada, then soon after everywhere else.

Middle Manager of Justice is the first of a three-game partnership between Double Fine and Dracogen Inc. Dracogen founder Steve Dengler previously funded Double Fine's efforts to bring Psychonauts and Costume Quest to Mac and PC, respectively.

Discussion

8 comments
JimmeyBurrows
JimmeyBurrows

Lol, can't help but laugh when Double Fine make a new game, even if it is on IOS, the concept is funny as hell.

Hurvl
Hurvl

What's happening with Double Fine's Kickstarter project? Kickstarter projects come and go, but I rarely hear anything about them after the project is over. The Kickstarter craze is quite new and making games takes a while, so perhaps I should wait a year or two before demanding results, but that doesn't stop me from wondering what's going on.

SolidTy
SolidTy

I'm down with Double Fine...although I'll never play it on iOS. I sold my Apple stuff recently. I will check it out someday, perhaps across another platform I own like Steam or Android.

TrueGB
TrueGB

Sounds cool. If it's as much fun as sports team management modes are, then this should be fun. Just the other day I was thinking the team management/training modes you see in sports games could be applied to all sorts of other activities and fictional settings.

Gary_Stanton
Gary_Stanton

I read the title as "Middle Finger of Justice"

hadlee73
hadlee73

Not sure about the game, but definitely the best game *title* I've heard in awhile.

GinsuVictim
GinsuVictim

 @Hurvl They have multiple projects going at all times. Don't worry about the Kickstarter. It is going full speed ahead.

TrueGB
TrueGB

 @Gary_Stanton lol I think everyone is reading it like that. Heck, it's a useful marketing tactic.