showing 3 games
|Eternal Darkness : Sanity's Requiem||Nintendo (Silicon Knights)||2002||Behold a unique genre: the "psychological thriller". As the player's "sanity meter" drops, both the character and player will question what is real and what is merely in their head. Characters will react to their environment according to their mental state. In a story that spans space and time, Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem introduces 12 controllable characters through the last 2000 years of history, from ancient Rome to modern day. The story revolves around a young woman, Alexandra Rovias, who travels to Rhode Island to investigate the mysterious death of her grandfather. As the game unfolds, Alexandra experiences events through the game's other characters and eventually discovers the secret of human history.***Contains several references to H.P. Lovecraft and his works.***Rearing its ghastly head on GameCube, Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem delivers a spine-tingling adventure intended for mature audiences and brave souls. Twelve different characters from throughout history wage a lonely battle against the forces of darkness. The titanic struggle rages in a dazzling array of exotic environments around the world. The horror epic spans generations, and players must relive the blood-soaked history while conjuring spells, solving puzzles and slaying supernatural beasts. Whether you're creeping around as the Roman Centurion, Cambodian villager or any of the other characters, the psychological thriller will challenge you.***The Tome of Eternal Darkness hides many mysteries and dark secrets, many of which mortals should have never discovered.
Play as different characters across several eras to discover the secrets of Eternal Darkness.
The story is dark fantasy/horror, very Lovecraft-inspired. The game plays somewhat like Resident Evil, but with "friendlier" controls. The player can create his own spells from runes and scrolls and various components, and s/he must always be careful of his level of sanity - when sanity drops, weird things happen...
|BloodRayne||Majesco (Terminal Reality)||2002||Half human, half-vampire, Agent BloodRayne has superhuman strength, agility and senses that make her capable of skills far beyond the scope of a normal human. This formidable huntress works for the Brimstone Society--an underground organization that seeks out and destroys supernatural threats. Two missions, five years apart, turn out to be connected by one man: Jurgen Wulf. For years, he's been searching for powerful occult artifacts that would bring Nazi Germany into a new age of domination during WWII. BloodRayne is the world's only chance to defeat his elite Nazi army and prevent them from releasing untold horror upon its people.***|
***Agent BloodRayne exudes beauty, ruthless charm, and lethal style. This half human, half vampire has supernatural skills no human can match. You?ll have to suck blood to maintain BloodRayne's health and pull off acrobatic moves to defeat the enemy. You'll have to battle Nazi's, zombies, swamp creatures, and ancient monsters and other vampire beasts to complete your quest. As BloodRayne you'll explore 3 massive worlds filled with mystery and danger. This 3rd person action game will have you seeing red.
|Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time||Ubi Soft (Ubi Soft Montreal)||2003||Amidst the scorched sands of ancient Persia, there is a legend spun in an ancient tongue. It speaks of a time borne by blood and ruled by deceit. It is within this war torn land that a young Prince discovers a magic dagger. Drawn to its dark powers, he is led to unleash a deadly evil upon the reaches of his father's vast kingdom. Aided by the wiles of a seductive princess and the absolute powers of the Sands of Time, the Prince stages a harrowing quest to reclaim the Palace's cursed chambers, and restore peace to the very fabric of Time itself. He must tread these dangers carefully, however. Because in this world, there is only one rule: master the Sands, or be buried. Embody a legendary hero with gravity-defying acrobatics, ferocious fighting combos, and the ability to bend time to fulfill his bidding. Wield the power of the Sands of Time - a force allowing the Prince to erase the past, behold the future, and freeze the present. Uncover the mysteries of a world never before explored in action-adventure gaming. Ancient Persia, mythical and deadly, holds a staggering array of landscapes and kingdoms to explore and conquer.
* Rich Non-player characters
* Use the magic dagger to manipulate time
* For 1 player
* Action Adventure game with lifelike animation
* Perform acrobatic combos to outwit the enemy***Directly from the box (european version) :
"Drawn to the powers of a magic dagger, the Prince is lead to unleash a deadly evil upon the Sultan's kingdom.
Master the Prince's agility and ferocious fighting skills. Control time. It's the ultimate power... but is wisely!"
[[spoiler:The disc contains the original version of Prince of Persia: you have to find it while playing Sands of Time...]]