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Face Noir
7.2 out of 10

Face Noir

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Overall 10
10

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Calm Down Tom
21 April 2015
  • Summary: Are you usually melancholic, slightly depressed sort of person? Are you usually listening to sort of moody, slow jazz? Then the new Face Noir is a game for you! You may also like it if you simply enjoying finding clues and taking your time while you challenge (a little) your grey matter.
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Overall 5
5.0

Face Noir

Destructoid
2 September 2013
  • Summary: I was on my second whisky when she walked into my office. With legs that went up to her neck, and ruby-red lips that were completely out of sync with her voice, I knew she'd be trouble. She wanted me to review her, and I was just about drunk enough to take her up on that offer.
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GameBoomers
20 August 2013
  • Excerpt: Face Noir Think of noir and it brings to mind grungy, cynical and blonde (the platinum type). Sultry too - the blonde and the mood – languid and slow burning.
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Overall 6
5.9

Face Noir

Game Over Online
19 August 2013
  • Excerpt: Face Noir is a point-and-click adventure from Italian developer Mad Orange. The game takes place in New York in 1934, and you control a private investigator named Jack Del Nero (who happens to be Italian; you can tell because he says “dannazione” roughly every five minutes in the game).
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Just Adventure
12 August 2013
  • Excerpt: Face Noir is a detective based video game. You play Jack del Nero, a detective in New York City in the 1930s. He starts out on a simple case; but is quickly drawn into plot involving the murder of his old partner, kidnapping of a young girl, a large crime syndicate, and police corruption.
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Overall 4
4.2
Value for money 4
4.0
Gameplay 4
4.0
Graphics 5
4.5
Sound 5
4.5

Face Noir

impulsegamer
1 August 2013
  • Excerpt: Old style gaming and the nostalgia noir style is not enough to keep you investigating the case in Face Noir. Face Noir …going in… seemed to have so much going for it. That old style gaming harkening back to games like Police Quest, and Kings Quest wrapped in a mystery that the player has to solve.
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Overall 9
8.5
Gameplay 9
8.5
Graphics 9
9.0
Sound 8
8.0
Storyline 9
8.5
Control 10
9.5

Expert Review

RPGFan
30 July 2013
  • Conclusion: A well-executed period piece that doubles as a great point-and-click adventure.
  • Pros: Stylish atmosphere, great musical score, rock-solid gameplay.
  • Cons: Spotty voice acting, can occasionally be difficult to spot objects without using hotspot indicators, simplistic faces during dialogue.
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Overall 5
5.0

Face Noir

Gamezebo
29 July 2013
  • Summary: No tension and mystery here, just tedium and disinterest.
  • Pros: Easy to play. Nice soundtrack.
  • Cons: Weak production values. Awkward dialog. Dull, boring gameplay.
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Overall 4
4.0

Face Noir

Strategy Informer
22 July 2013
  • Conclusion: Face Noir tries its best to be a compelling Raymond Chandler-esque film noir detective adventure and falls flat on its noirish face. The story is boring, characters are either bland or straight-up racist, acting is mediocre, writing is worse, cutscenes are mostly static photos, and the puzzles are a...
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Overall 7
7.0

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Adventure Gamers
19 July 2013
  • Conclusion: Such a teaser makes me nervous, to be honest, because the thing I enjoyed the most about Face Noir is its delightful setting. You can't possibly be an adventure fan who's read a Philip Marlowe novel without wanting to play an old-school adventure that takes the methodical pacing of Lost Files of...
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