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Psychic Detective (3DO)

57
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
4.3
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

Description

Eric Fox is a psychic who lives in San Francisco and earns his living performing magic shows in seedy nightclubs. This changes when Eric meets Laina, a mysterious woman who trains him to venture inside other people's minds. Laina then hires Eric as a private detective to travel into the minds of the people who attend a wake held in honor of her father, which has died under unclear circumstances.

Psychic Detective is an interactive movie with adventure elements. The player can choose people whose minds Eric is able to read, and also interact with objects for further insight into the storyline. Many of these decisions and interaction choices branch the storyline, leading it to different endings; one of these endings is reached if the player chooses not to interact at all and let the movie unfold by itself.

Screenshots

Psychic Detective 3DO Title screen
Psychic Detective 3DO Erik is hired to accompany this lady to a wedding and probe the minds of the guests.
Psychic Detective 3DO Is this vision a clue? What does it mean?
Psychic Detective 3DO Eric plods ahead regardless of whose mind you're in.

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The Press Says

GamePro (US) Feb, 1996 4 out of 5 80
Joystick (French) Jan, 1996 80 out of 100 80
Game Zero Mar, 1996 39 out of 50 78
Defunct Games Feb 12, 2006 41 out of 100 41
The Video Game Critic Nov 11, 2013 D+ 33
Game Players Mar, 1996 28 out of 100 28

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Trivia

Listed "#7 Weirdest PC Game Ever Made" in the April 2001 PCGamer issue.

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Terok Nor (17862) added Psychic Detective (3DO) on Apr 07, 2004
Other platforms contributed by Adam Baratz (1353) and curacao (246)