_Cyberpunk: The Arasaka’s Plot_ is a mobile game based on Mike Pondsmith’s
pen and paper RPG _Cyberpunk_. The player takes control of a man called Sam
Gibson who remembers little of his life before becoming a mega-corporate
killer for hire. Now the year is 2022 and Arasaka wants him dead. Gibson has
been charged with murder and it’s up to to the player to find out why and who
is behind the plot.
The game is a platformer similar to Flashback. The player can walk and run
left and right, jump, crouch and climb ledges up and down. When entering
combat the player uses a gun at long range or a melee attack at short range.
Once enemies have been killed the player can take their armor and other items
they might carry. Items that can be found include implants and new weapons.
After taking damage, medic kits can be used to restore health.
The player can hack various computer terminals he comes across. By doing so
it’s possible to get access to weapon and stat upgrades and to unlock doors.
The player might also come across links to the game’s website where more of
its back story is revealed. Hacking involves playing a mini game that is
similar to QIX. The game has some minor RPG elements although the player’s
stats increase automatically as he progresses through the game. There are also
implants that can be used to give the player an advantage through special