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Alter Ego
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Overall 4
4.0

Alter Ego

Square-Go
11 February 2011
  • 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...
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Review: Alter Ego (PC)

Diehard GameFAN
3 January 2011
  • Summary: Alter Ego is a dark adventure game set in 1894 with a mystery so strange and complex, the perspectives of two vastly different people are needed to paint the whole picture. As you play as Irish thief Timothy Moor and British detective Briscol, you’ll run into a myriad of people and plenty of odd...
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Overall 8
8.0

Alter Ego

Adventure Classic Gaming
4 November 2010
  • Excerpt: Alter Ego is an example of a point-and-click adventure game that nearly hits the mark of perfection from beginning to end as a game for novice gamers. The game tells of a murder story à la Jack the Ripper from the perspectives of a duo of very different characters—a petty thief named Timothy Moor...
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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.
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Overall 4
3.5

Expert Review

GameSpot
5 August 2010
  • Summary: 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 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...
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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.
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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.
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informaticien.be
29 July 2011
  • Conclusion: 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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Overall 6
6.0
Graphics 4
4.0
Sound 5
5.0

Alter Ego

PC-Game Hunters
25 February 2011
  • Conclusion: Leider hat man bei Alter Ego zu viel Potential verschenkt, fehlende Minigames, ein nicht eindeutiges Spielekonzept und die fehlende Führung durch das Spiel, was immer mal dazu führt, dass man nicht weiß was der nächste Schritt ist.  Das führt zu unnötigen und nervigen Laufwegen.
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