Prometheus Academy

Player Rating6.23/8

"#44 overall, #3 for 2016"
based on 492 ratings since 06/19/2017
played 2,198 times (finished 179)

Story Difficulty4/8

"march in the swamp"

Play Length7/8

"It keeps going and going"

Maturity Level7/8

"anything goes"
Some material may be inappropriate for persons under age 18. If this were a movie, it would probably be R.

Take control of Mia, a student at Prometheus Academy, a school designed for creating super-soldiers, trained killers, unstoppable super-humans, skilled secret agents and above all, super-villains, and get revenge against the Crimson Cape, a super who's taken everything from you. 

This is the winner of the 2016 School-based Contest, so yay! Thanks to all who voted. I hope you all enjoy it.

Player Comments

Maybe I didn't give this game enough credit in my first review. Ever since I played this, it's been growing on me and sticking in my head.

Prometheus Academy is a story about superpowers. Specifically, a superpower school. But what could've been another, generic, Sky High clone instead turned out to be one of the best games on this site. You see, Prometheus Academy isn't a school for heroes... it's a school for villains.

You play as Mia, a young girl who had her family massacred by an explosion. An explosion that could've been prevented if the Crimson Cape, the flying brick archetype of the story, would've been the tiniest bit more careful.

After being recruited into Prometheus Academy, you get a badass cyborg arm and eye to replace the ones you lost. At this point, the game takes on a rather 'unique' school dynamic. Every student is cussing, swearing, and beating the shit out of each other in some way or another.

The game becomes very much linear at this point, which was an understandable disappointment. The story transitions into picking groups of classes, picking the choices that obviously correspond with what you would've learned in those classes, and enjoying an ending.

That's where Steve's writing shines the most, though. Each ending is thrilling in its own right. Mia doesn't feel empty or jump for joy after killing the Crimson Cape, she just feels... satisfied. Just satisfied. That's when you realize she either let go of her family a long time ago, or didn't ever love them in the first place.

Either way, Mia just wanted to get away with killing the city's greatest hero. And that, is fucking awesome.
-- Charaxes on 9/30/2016 1:06:38 PM with a score of 0
The story was great. I like how each character had their own unique personality that is easily identifiable between them. The plot was quite interesting and I enjoyed the environment that was around. The writing was alright except for a few typos here and there but nothing to devastating. However, I did feel there was a lack of variety in the choices you could make. It felt very linear to me in that there was only one choice that would make you win the game. In addition, I felt the ending was kind of anti-climactic, brushed over and rushed. Don't get me wrong, the ending was fitting for your character and satisfying (don't want to give away spoilers) but it just was very disappointing considering everything that had led up to it. Overall, I enjoyed the story and had a great time going through it. It kept my attention and I was engaged until the very end. I give this game a 6/8. Pretty solid!
-- SharpSniper14 on 7/26/2016 1:27:27 PM with a score of 0
i liked it i thought the crimson cape was like super man nope he just can fly it seems but i really like this story
-- reaperzone on 12/30/2017 12:44:03 PM with a score of 0
Good, but I have two complaints. One, there are not many choices; it’s more like a story than a choose your own adventure. Two, there were some grammar/spelling mistakes. Otherwise, it was really good! ;)
-- Nora on 12/8/2017 9:06:44 PM with a score of 0
Does'nt getting stabbed in the neck kill you, though?
-- lanky on 11/25/2017 9:48:21 PM with a score of 0
i loved the story but i wanted to kill more people with bombs or guns
-- great on 11/20/2017 1:28:15 AM with a score of 0
This was a great story over all, good writing and grammar. Interesting characters, and interesting story.

But the ending was definitely rushed, starting with meeting Maximov. It seemed like that was just to set the characters up with a too good to be true ending where they just get everything they could ever need without doing much for it. Also I was surprised to see the epilogue right after that, I thought there was going to be more story.
While it is amusing that they just jump the Crimson Cape and fuck him up it would have been better if you set it up detailing how they found him, and maybe giving the reader some choice on taking him down.

Other than that it was a great story though. I hope you keep writing more stories.
-- corgi213 on 11/13/2017 9:21:15 PM with a score of 0
Good game really enjoyed it, but please make a squeal it feels kinda unfinished.
-- JustSomeBody on 9/21/2017 9:21:09 PM with a score of 0
great story
-- ekkiller17 on 9/18/2017 1:50:24 PM with a score of 0
Awesome story
-- Chris on 9/7/2017 1:02:40 AM with a score of 0
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