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Alter Ego

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Overall 4
4.0

Alter Ego

Square-Go
24 December 2010
  • Excerpt: Sometimes a game can benefit from being an anachronism in the era of high definition, mega budget titles. The “Adventure Game” genre reaps the most benefit, as its very mechanics eschew advances in graphics and game design from the last decade, settling on pre-rendered backgrounds and intriguing storylines to provide the main draw.
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Alter Ego Review

GameSpot
20 December 2010
  • Excerpt: As any fan of a good murder mystery will tell you, there's nothing more satisfying than a surprising reveal and a shocking payoff. Unfortunately, there's a disastrous corollary to this tenet: A bad ending insults the reader and renders the plot that came before it hollow and insincere.
  • Pros: A couple of creepy moments
  • Cons: Story goes nowhere, Abysmal ending, Puzzles require no thought, just random clicking, Bare sound design fails to instill tension
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Overall 4
4.0

Alter Ego

Thunderbolt Games
19 August 2010
  • Excerpt: While everyone else in the ‘90s was blowing up hell spawn or duking it out in space against the Zerg, Protoss, and Koreans, point-and-click was always my choice of poison. Sure, the genre lacked the action and excitement of FPS and strategy games, but it provided a challenge that truly tested one’s wits while becoming completely involved in an elaborate story.
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Overall 7
7.0

Expert Review

Adventure Gamers
17 August 2010
  • Conclusion: Ultimately, although it definitely suffers for its extremely ill-conceived finale, Alter Ego shows significant improvements on some of the problems that plagued Future Games’ previous projects, and in fact is probably the best game the developer has produced to date. It is certainly a methodical and traditional modern adventure, but with measured expectations it will prove to be an enjoyable dark mystery adventure that—one can only hope—will clean up its unresolved...
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Overall 9
9.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 9
9.0
Sound 9
9.0
Addiction 9
9.0

Role-Switching Adventure Adds Punch To Point And Click

GIN
4 August 2010
  • Excerpt: Point and click adventure games have been around for about as long as computers, or at least computers with graphics cards, and have become a staple in the industry. And while they are much loved because the format offers awesome storytelling options and the ability for players of all skill levels to have fun, it also makes the genre a bit tired. I can't even hope to count the number of point and clicks I've played, so I was expecting more of the same with Alter Ego.
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Overall 7
7.1

Alter Ego im Test: Neues Adventure der Black Mirror-Macher nur Durchschnitt

PCgames.
5 October 2013
  • Excerpt: Nach dem gefloppten Repro­bates wollten es die Back-Mirror-Macher nun wieder besser machen. Fehlanzeige. Der PC Games Test zeigt, warum Alter Ego nur Durchschnitt ist.
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Overall 6
6.2
Gameplay 7
6.5
Graphics 7
7.0
Storyline 7
6.5
Replay value 5
5.0
Music 6
6.0

Alter Ego

bestgamer.ru
4 March 2013
  • Excerpt: Игра в жанре квест – продукт, требующий от разработчиков активной мозговой деятельности. Ведь во время неторопливого игрового процесса особенно заметны всяческие сюжетные нестыковки, слабо проработанные персонажи и притянутые за уши события. Игры, избежавшие этих недочетов, заслуженно могут претендовать на признание со стороны поклонников жанра. Именно такой была небезызвестная Black Mirror , разработанная чешской студией Future Games .
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Expert Review

DVD-Sucht
4 October 2011
  • Conclusion: ein sehr gutes Adventure geschaffen, welches sich Fans des Genres zweifellos zulegen können. Die Grafik ist der Hammer, die Soundkulissen realistisch und die Zwischensequenzen und Rätsel mit verschiedenen Schwierigkeitsgraden lockern das Spiel auf. Ach ja, die Zwischensequenzen. Diese werden ebenfalls in einer hervorragenden Qualität gezeigt und unterstützen das Spiel positiv. Einfach Klasse!
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Alter Ego

informaticien.be
29 July 2011
  • Summary: Alter Ego est un bon jeu d'aventure. Bien réalisé et disposant d'une histoire assez complexe, ce titre s'avère très efficace dans son genre, mais est intégralement en anglais, ce qui ne facilitera pas la compréhension chez certains joueurs.
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Ein Taschendieb, ein Detective und eine mordende Bestie

pressakey.com
6 February 2011
  • Summary: Die einstigen Macher von Black Mirror haben ein neues, düsteres Point'n'Click Adventure geschaffen und präsentieren mit Alter Ego eine Kriminalgeschichte im England des ausgehenden 19. Jahrhunderts. Genauer gesagt ist es 1894 und die Stadt Plymouth der Handlungsort, an dem ihr mit zwei unterschiedlichen Charakteren, einem Dieb und einem Detective, mysteriösen Geschehnissen in der Stadt auf den Grund gehen sollt.
  • Pros: schöne und detailreiche
  • Cons: keine Autosave Funktion, Hotspot F1 Verführung, langatmiges Gameplay, Lippensynchronisation ist unter aller Sau, emotionslose und teils holprige
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