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Today’s Spotlight is Holy Potatoes! A Spy Story?!, the newest installment in Daylight Studios’ ongoing series of spud-based light management games.
In the latest Holy Potatoes! game, you play as Ren and Rexa, twin master spies that decide to use their skills and resources to establish their very own intelligence agency for the best secret spuds in the world. Hire new agents to send on missions across the globe, then use the profits to research crazy new vehicles and gadgets to take on increasingly difficult missions. You can check out the launch trailer above.
Here’s a rundown of the game:
Holy Potatoes! A Spy Story?! is a wacky spy-agency sim game where you manage your very own spud spy headquarters! Recruit new spies, train and enhance your potato team, discover and build crazy gadgets, vehicles and facilities, and embark on top-secret missions!
Play as twins Ren and Rexa, who set out on a journey to discover the truth behind their parents’ disappearance with the use of their spy skills. Outwit and outsmart security personnel, bust through the sturdiest of doors, and hack some of the most complicated security systems! You will be the unseen hero in the shadows, using your intelligence, charm, stealth and strength to take on the enemy and fulfill your missions.
Infiltrate enemy headquarters and sabotage their evil plans, use genetic splicing technology to create new spies and recruit legendary spies, and encounter pop-culture secret agents such as Justin Powers, Harry Fart, and Ezio de Frenzy in your quest to uncover the larger truth in Holy Potatoes! A Spy Story?!
- Manage and train the best potato spies the world has to offer
- Encounter pop-culture legendary special-agent spuds
- Create new Genetically Modified Potato spies through genetic splicing
- Meticulously plan secret missions and heists
- Customize, enhance and upgrade your spy agency
- Build crazy gadgets, vehicles, facilities, and training stations
- Strategize your moves during mission planning to counter various obstacles
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