In the city of New Radius, Mayor Sung's call to "Revive, Rebuild, and Renew", is sending shockwaves of hope through a society that has none. You are Trane: a graffiti artist sickened by the governmental tyranny and the exploitation of the people. You must bring the war to the streets, uncover political scandals, and expose your leaders as corrupt. In the end you have only one goal: revolution!
Hip-hop artist Talib Kweli provides the voice of Trane, an outcast and rebel determined to establish his credibility in the politically oppressive city of New Radius, but who ultimately becomes the unlikely leader of an urban revolution. "Getting Up offers players a unique combination of skills, including the sneak and street fighting abilities needed to battle through the city's rough streets and Get IN restricted areas; the dexterity and agility to scale any object in order to Get UP graffiti tags and spread the message of rebellion; and the ingenuity to evade, escape and Get OUT.