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Curse The Eye Of Isis (Jewel Case)

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Curse is a dramatic horror-action adventure based around the mysterious disappearance from a museum of a priceless Egyptian statuette 'The Eye Of Isis'. The statuette is protected by an ancient and evil curse that causes madness or violent death to all who come into contact with it. The curse manifests itself by raising diabolical mummified dead to exact violent revenge on the idol's desecraters. The main object of the game is to recover the missing statue and return it via train and then cargo steam-ship to the heart of the pyramid from where it was originally removed.

The user-controlled central hero, Darien Dane together with his close friend and assistant Verity, are plunged into an adrenaline pumping nightmare scenario of murder, mystery, horror, and evil. Starting with a search for the missing statuette they examine the sprawling interior of a museum environment. Here the curse's influence causes a variety of in-animate objects to come to life and attempt to kill them! They also encounter clues, characters, and complex puzzles in their adventure to discover the location of the sacred statue.

Upon recovery of the idol, the adventure leads from the museum and surrounding area to four more level environments:

  • A steam train rushing to the coast, then...
  • the action boards a huge cargo ship 'The Osiris',
  • a desert village leading to...
  • the actual labyrinthine pyramid where the 'The Eye Of Isis' statue must be returned.

 

Returning the statue ends the power of the curse and commits the angry Deities back to eternal sleep. This adrenaline-pumping horror adventure is also a frenetic race against time; throughout the journey the user risks being killed by the gory mummy hordes, their evil monster masters, and ultimately a final physical manifestation of the curse itself.

All the elements of gameplay are linked together via a compelling underlying storyline delivered via rewarding realtime 3D animated cut scenes using the powerful in-game engine. Here new characters are introduced and plot settings and game information conveyed. The credibility of the storyline is also enhanced through realtime interactions within the game, through meeting non-player characters and via written and audio messages being sent to the user as they play.

Features:

  • A fascinating combination of suspense, terror, and action.
  • Two playable characters: Darien Dane, a skilled and chivalrous engineer, and Victoria Sutton, his clairvoyant friend.
  • A complex scenario that will fully immerse you into two rich and appealing worlds: Victorian London and cursed ancient Egypt.
  • Supernatural Enemy: The curse can invade dead bodies and reanimate them to battle against you. You'll never know what to expect next from this supernatural and evil force!
  • Real-time animated cut-scenes, stunning visuals and highly intuitive game-play.
  • Innovative features include the intuitive control mode, the cinematic camera system, and the core-gameplay mechanic of surviving against an ethereal curse entity.

 

Release date NZ
September 25th, 2004
Media Format
PC DVD-ROM
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Product ID
1456688

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