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Game #615
Hall of Belated Fame Inductee  Last Express, The    View all Top Dogs in this genreCollection: CD-ROM Adventure Underdogs
Adventure   Experimental

Rating: 9.08 (617 votes)

Last Express, The box cover

Last Express, The screenshot
One of the most original and atmospheric adventures ever released, The Last Express is a masterpiece that exemplifies what storytelling should be. You are Robert Cath, who boards the train in Paris to meet a friend only to find him dead. The list of innovations in the game is endless: from the surprisingly effective comic-book-meets-art-nouveau graphics style, exciting real-time gameplay, and gripping story, you'll be playing and re-playing this game for days to come. The lack of challenging puzzles and some frustrating combat didn't prevent it from being a true classic. If you love adventure games, you owe it to yourself to try this incredibly innovative and absorbing game - one that will compel you to replay more than once as you follow optional paths and try to unravel the mystery. A must-have.

Reviewed by: Underdogs
Designer: Jordan Mechner
Developer: Smoking Car Productions
Publisher: Brøderbund
Year: 1997
Software Copyright: Brøderbund
Theme: Modern, Mystery, Unique
None that we know of
System Requirements: Windows XP
Where to get it:   from CD-ROM Access!
Related Links: Official game page, Games Domain review, Andrew Plotkin's review
If you like this game, try: Realms of The Haunting, Longest Journey, The, Private Eye

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