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Agent A, also known as Agent A: A Puzzle In Disguise is a Point-and-Click Adventure Game created by Yak & co. Its first episode was released in October 2015, and its fifth and final one is expected in early 2019.

The protagonist is the titular Agent A, an MIA spy on a mission to find and capture enemy Havok agent Ruby La Rouge. Unfortunately, Ruby is able to trap them inside her hideout, and they must inspect every corner of her secret lair to find a way out.

The game's official site is here, and it is available on Google Play and the App Store. It will be released on Steam, Nintendo Switch, PS4, and Xbox One sometime in 2019.


This video game provides examples of:

  • 555: The Spy Buy phone number is 555 followed by 4 random numbers.
  • The Ace: Agent A is regarded as MIA's best agent in-universe.
  • Action Mom: Ruby's mother is revealed to have been a Havok agent who was caught by MIA.
  • All Women Love Shoes: Agent A digs through a box full of Ruby's shoes.
  • Air-Vent Passageway: Introduced in the beginning of chapter 4.
  • Alliterative Name: Agent A. Ruby La Rouge.
  • Batman Gambit: Ruby knows that Agent A will try to save the civilians endangered by the bombs she has on the underside of the bridge, and she tells them that they can kill the bombs if they activate a kill switch button. Said kill switch actually detonates the bombs when Agent A presses it.
  • Bottle Episode: Chapter 3 takes place entirely in a single room.
  • Cool House: Ruby's hideout.
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  • Deadpan Snarker: Agent A, occasionally.
  • Disney Death: Agent A at the end of chapter 3.
  • Emerging from the Shadows: The man giving Ruby orders is a shadowed silhouette until Agent A discovers that he's MIA's late chief Ermin D. Skies, triggering a cutscene that shows him doing this.
  • Everyone Calls Him "Barkeep": Agent A and Agent B are only referred to by their titles in-game.
    • Averted with the rest of the agents, as Ruby has a list of their agent names next to their real names.
  • Faking the Dead: Ermin D. Skies had Ruby intentionally explode the ship to fake his death.
  • Goodies in the Toilets: The bathroom in Ruby's hideout is actually a safe room that contains a several tools and hints you need to advance in the game.
  • Heroic Mime: Averted, Agent A is rather mouthy, although they never actually speak aloud.
  • Instant Home Delivery: Agent A orders a USB port from Spy Buy, and as soon as they go outside, their package is already in the mailbox.
  • Locked Door: Quite a few, as expected.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: Agent A sets off the bombs they were trying to disable.
  • Non-Human Sidekick: Trevor.
  • Not Quite Dead: Ruby thinks Agent A died in the bomb trap she set, but she's wrong.
  • Our Hero Is Dead: The end of chapter 3 has Agent A stuck in Ruby's bomb trap with seemingly no way out, before the screen fades to black.
  • Pungeon Master: Agent A.
  • Right-Hand Cat: Ruby has a pet black cat named Onyx.
  • Shoe Phone: Ruby buys one from Spy Buy.
  • Stock Animal Diet: Agent A uses a fish skeleton to distract Ruby's cat and feeds Trevor a cheesy baguette.
  • Unwitting Pawn: When trapped by Ruby, Agent A tries to unlock the kill switch to disable the bombs Ruby strapped to a bridge. They succeed in hitting the kill switch, which actually activates the bombs.


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