“Author is dead,” quipped Roland Barthes in his Killer Is Dead self-insert fanfic after decapitating the insectoid moonbreast Will Self had transformed into. But killing the author’s no good if their insidious books are still out there.
Luckily, Quote [official site] will pick up Barthes’s slack. It’s an action-RPG set in a world pacified after the god of ignorance banished books and knowledge but – oh no! – somehow they’re creeping back and causing chaos. So off you go to kill authors and everyone tainted by knowledge, and destroy those heretical books while a narrator natters. Have a peek in the announcement trailer: